Death Notices, Jan. 23, 2013

■ Bridget Anderson, 94, Delta, died Jan. 18, 2013, at her home.
Services will be at Evergreen Cemetery at a later date.
Survivors include one son, James of Delta; and four grandchildren.

■ Kenneth “Whitie” Burns, 83, Hotchkiss, died Jan. 20, 2013, at Paonia Care and Rehabilitation Center in Paonia.
Services will be a later date.
Survivors include two sons, Kenney of Hotchkiss and Karl of Paonia; two daughters, Susan Miller of Buena Vista and Sandra Speer of Smiths Grove, Ky.; one brother, AJ Burns of Adams, Ore.; one sister, Pat Posey of Claremore, Okla.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to a fund set up in Whitie Burns’ name for the Hotchkiss Elks BPOE No. 1807, through Clem Audin Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 96, Hotchkiss 81419.

■ Charles Dennis Drake, 67, Grand Junction, died Jan. 20, 2013, in Rifle.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the General Assembly Church of the First Born. Burial to follow at 1 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado.
Survivors include his wife, Bettylou; four daughters, Lauri Bertram, Mary Retherford and Lana Brady, all of Grand Junction, and Laquesha Aubony Boomer of Nobel, Okla.; one brother, Mickey Drake of Grand Junction; three sisters, Mary Cruise, Gertrude Hayashi and June Rash, all of Grand Junction; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to the General Assembly of the First Born, 3150 B Road, Grand Junction 81503.

■ Jose Lorenzo Garcia, 69, Palisade, died Jan. 18, 2013, at Hospice Care Center.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Palisade’s Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Mr. Garcia was a uranium miner.
Survivors include his wife, Jackie of Moab, Utah, father, Lawrence R. Garcia of Grand Junction; two brothers, Martin Garcia of Aurora and Frank Garcia of Colorado Springs; and four sisters, Jennie Maes and Nancy Vargas, both of Grand Junction, Donna Garcia of Palisade and Theresa Soto of Roosevelt, Utah.
Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.

■ Corinne Roberta Hall, 89, Palisade, died Jan. 20, 2013, at her home.
Services are pending.
Survivors include one son, Aaron of Palisade; and one daughter, Alice Baker of South Fork.

■ Raymond Lord, 80, Grand Junction, died Jan. 22, 2013, at his home.
No services are planned.
Mr. Lord worked in furniture delivery.

■ Evelyn Frances Macklin, 95, died Jan. 18, 2013, at Willow Tree Care Center in Delta.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Feb. 2 at the Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta.
Memorial contributions to the Crawford United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 415, Crawford 81415 or to the American Cancer Society, 2754 Compass Drive, Suite 328, Grand Junction 81506.

■ Merle Anna Payne, 97, Delta, died Jan. 20, 2013.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta. Burial to follow at the Delta Cemetery.
Survivors include one sister, Mabel Howard.

■ Gladys Parkinson, 89, Delta, died Jan. 18, 2013.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Delta United Methodist Church.
Survivors include one son, Forrest Webb of The Villages, Fla.; and one daughter, Cheryl Sperry of Delta; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 24, Delta, 81416.

■ Juan Arnold Serna, 68, Grand Junction, died Jan. 20, 2013, at his home.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at Mesa Funeral Service. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, Juanita; one son, Stephen of Denver; two daughters, Debra Serna and Christina Giner, both of Grand Junction; two brothers, Nick Serna of Fallon, Nev. and Ervin Serna of Sacramento, Calif.; two sisters, Pauline Heinrich and Carmen Martin, both of Sacramento, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
A memorial fund is established in Juanita Serna’s name at all Wells Fargo banks.

■ Mary Angeline Weston, 92, died Jan. 13, 2013, at Horizon Care Center in Eckert.
No services are planned.
Survivors include two daughters, Mary McCready-Poeling of Log Hill Mesa and Connie McCready of Cottonwood, Ariz.

■ Elra Lay Wilson, 92, died Jan. 18, 2013, at his home.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta. Visitation will also be at 10-10:30 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Delta. Services will be at 11 a.m. at the church with burial to follow at Delta City Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, LaVona; two daughters, Vicki Moore of Delta and Tana Zortman of Grand Junction; one son, Gregory Wilson of Grand Junction; 16 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.


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