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Zelinda L. Begay
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Birth: 1917
Death: Feb., 2004

TWIN LAKES Services for Zelinda Begay, 87, were 10 a.m., today at Bethlehem Christian Reform Church, Tohlakai. Pastor Bobby Boyd officiated. Burial followed in Mexican Springs.

Begay was born into the Salt People Clan for the Bitter Water People Clan.

Begay was a homemaker. Her hobbies included rug weaving, sheep herding and horseback riding.

Survivors include her sons, Robert J. Begay and Paul J. Begay of Twin Lakes; daughters, Linda K. Begay, Kathryn B. Sherman, Elsie Begay of Twin Lakes and Minnie Begay of Church Rock; brother, Glenn Livingston of Church Rock; sister, Irene James of Twin Lakes; 16 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.

Begay was preceded in death by her husband, Nakii Begay Jr.; parents, Bitsnilbah and Leonard Livingston; and brother, Tom Long Livingston.

Pallbearers were Jimmy Yazzie Jr., Ernest Gurber, Gabriel Begay, Julius Sandoval, Ricky Begay and Elton Jones.

Cope Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements

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  Robert James Begay (1949 - 2016)*
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Lone Pine Cemetery
Mexican Springs
McKinley County
New Mexico, USA
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Record added: Jan 10, 2007
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Zelinda L. Begay
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