Death Notices, Jan. 5, 2013
■ Ernest Travis Anderson, 85, Naturita, died Jan. 1, 2013, at his home. A memorial service is planned for Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the New Hope Church, 135 Crystal Dr. in Naturita.
He is survived by two sons, Mike and Travis; two daughters, Megan Caruso and Tria Eschelbrenner; and nine grandchildren.
■ Stephan Dennis Barley, 50, Meeker, died Jan. 1, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 19 in Meeker.
Mr. Barley was a carpenter.
He is survived by his parents, Melvin and Joanne; one brother, Dan; and two sisters, Lisa Cook and Becky Gullion, all of Meeker.
■ George E. Benner, Jr., 73, Meeker, died Dec. 31, 2012, in Aurora. A service is planned for Saturday at 11 a.m. at Meeker Methodist Church.
Mr. Benner was an attorney.
He is survived by his wife, Karen; one son, Robert of Rochester, Minn.; one daughter, Krista of Littleton; and six grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to the Meeker Lions Club, Box 600, Meeker 81641; or Ducks Unlimited, NW Colorado Chapter, Box 333, Meeker 81641; or Ronald McDonald House, 932 Potomac, Aurora CO 80011.
■ Terrance Kent “Terry” Carr, 77, died Jan. 2, 2013, at Montrose Memorial Hospital.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Montrose Christian Church.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy; one son, Ryan; three daughters, Ronda, Ronlyn Carr Lanning, and Kathryn Hagel; one brother, Charles; one sister, Dianne Mahaffey; and seven grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Montrose Christian Church or Rite-Care Foundation for children’s speech therapy, c/o Bill Kledas, Box 193, Montrose 81402.
■ Mary “Maxine” Ellis, 84, Grand Junction, died Jan. 3, 2013, at her home. Services are pending.
Ms. Ellis was a homemaker.
She is survived by one son, Jim of New Castle; one daughter, Nancy of Missoula, Mont.; two grandhcildren and five great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Post Polio Research, 4207 Lindell Blvd., No. 110, St. Louis, MO 63108-2930.
■ Mildred Ellen Gretchen Thompson Hamilton, 84, of Polk County, Texas, died Dec, 24, 2012, in Grand Junction.
She is survived by one son, Luther; and one daughter, Helen Swensen.
■ Laverne W. Morrow, 84, Grand Junction, died Jan. 4, 2013, at Larchwood Inns.
No services are planned.
Ms. Morrow was a clerk.
She is survived by two sons, Doug of Grand Junction and Randy Hall of Westminster; and four grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Larchwood Rebels, 2845 N. 15th St., Grand Junction 81506; or to the Cedaredge Senior Center.
■ Vollie Sanford, Jr., 84, Delta, died Dec. 31, 2012, in Delta. A memorial service will be held June 9, 2013.
He is survived by his wife, Billie; four daughters, Tamara Janine Sanford of Portland, Ore., Adrian Denise Gonzalez of Bakersfield, Calif., Donna Renee Herod of Delta and Vollie Ray Sanford of Delta; one son, Warren Redon of Delta; one brother, Kenneth “Sonny” of San Antonio, Texas; two sisters, Laurice Templeton of Pearland, Texas, and Jo Miller of San Antonio; 20 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
■ Edith Louiese Slade, 74, Grand Junction, died Jan. 3, 2013.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Fellowship Church, 765 24 Road, Grand Junction.
She is survived by three sons, Ronald and Max Scott, both of Grand Junction, and Glen K. of Dallas, Texas; one daughter, Ann Olene Norris of Kearny, Ariz.; four brothers, Welden Allen of California, Jim Allen of Nevada, Ray Allen of Mississippi and Doug Allen of California; one sister, Kay Koestner of Nevada; 14 grandchildren and 48 great-grandchildren.
Memorial conrtibutions to Larchwood Inns, 2845 N. 15th St., Grand Junction 81506; or Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.
■ Sharon Patricia Stevenson, 69, Palisade, died Jan. 4, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Services wil be held at a later date.
She is survived by one son, Richard A. Johnson of Lakewood; one daughter, Cindy K. Johnson of Yampa; her mother, Gladys E. Sullivan of Clifton; three brothers, Gary and John Sullivan of Arvada, and Dan Sullivan of Oak Creek; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
■ Edgar Wayne Taylor Jr., 88, Delta, died Jan. 1, 2013, at his home.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Delta. Inurnment will follow at 3 p.m. at Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado in Grand Junction.
He is survived by his wife, Fronia; two sons, Ron of Fort Collins and Don of Maryland; four daughters, Gail Hargraves and Tara Taylor, both of Buckey, Wash., Samantha Dobert of Hudson, N.Y., and Niki Orando of Silverdale, Wash.; a stepdaughter, Yvonne Russell of Las Lumas, N.M.; a stepson, Ron Davis of Moses Lake, Wash.; one sister, Eileen Grose of Overland, Kan.; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 24, Delta 81416.