Death Notices, Jan. 24, 2013
■ Billy Eugene Brewer, 68, Grand Junction, died Jan. 22, 2013, at his home.
Services are pending with Palisade Funeral Home.
Survivors include his wife, Maria; four sons, Billy Jr., R.C. of North Dakota, Paul and Wayne, both of Georgia; five daughters, Elizabeth Brewer of Alabama, Cristina Brewer of Georgia, Adriana Hernandez, Carmen Hernandez and Nellie Brewer, all of Grand Junction; one sister, Joyce Moore of South Carolina; and nine grandchildren.
■ Connie Brownson, 75, Grand Junction, died Jan. 22, 2013, at Hospice Care Center.
Mrs. Brownson was an executive secretary.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Bookcliff Country Club, followed by a reception.
Survivors include her spouse, Lynn, one daughter, Tracy Begano of Erie, one sister, Cathryn R. Clark of Grand Junction, and one grandchild.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction, CO 81506.
■ Delores Jean Ferguson, 83, Grand Junction, died Jan. 22, 2013,a t Family Health West.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado. Services and a meal will follow at the home of Tammy Gedstad, 590 Walnut Ave.
Survivors include one son, Rick; three daughters, Bonnie Hill, Roseanna Morris, Marla Ferguson; one brother, Mac Smithers; 21 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090 B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.
■ Corrine Roberta Hall, 89, Palisade, died Jan. 20, 2013, at her home.
No services are planned.
Survivors include one son, Aaron; and one daughter, Alice Baker of South Fork.
■ Barbara Gene Lloyd, 80, Grand Junction, died Jan. 21, 2013, at Hospice Care Center.
Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Jan. 31 at Martin Mortuary. Services will follow at 11 a.m. at the mortuary, followed by burial.
Ms. Lloyd was a homemaker.
Survivors include one son, Rudy Sisneros of Grand Junction, one daughter, Tina Sisneros of Grand Junction, one brother, Richard Billings of Grand Junction, one sister, Lorraine O’nan of Grand Junction, six grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.
■ Doris B. Melvin, 83, Olathe, died Jan. 19, 2013, at Hospice Care Center.
Cremation has taken place and no services are planned.
Survivors include husband Robert “Bob.”
■ Lavena Marie Willich, 70, Montrose, died Jan. 18, 2013, at Montrose Memorial Hospital.
Cremation has taken place and services are pending with Clark Valley Lawn Funeral Home & Crematory.
Survivors include one brother, Howard Willich of Loveland.
■ Elra Lay Wilson, 92, Delta, died Jan. 18, 2013, at his home.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta. Visitation will also be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Delta. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday 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 of Grand Junction; 16 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great granchildren.
■ Lloyd E. Wright, 86, Cedaredge, died Jan. 21, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Services are pending with Martin Mortuary.
Mr. Wright was a veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Loret; six sons, David Wright of Kettle River, Minn., Craig Wright of Coon Rapids, Minn., Cole Busha of Greeley, Joe Busha of Vernal, Utah, C. Thomas Babcox of Jacksonville, Fla., and Rev. Robert Babcox of Grand Junction; two daughters, Barbara McNeely of Danbury, Wis., and Kathleen McGinnis of Phoenix; one brother, Val of Darwin, Minn.; 22 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Veterans of Foreign Wars, Grand Mesa Post #9221, 295 W. Main St., Cedaredge 81413.