Death notices, Nov. 27, 2013
■ Mildred Lerlene Rowell Covington, 97, Grand Junction, died Nov. 25, 2013, in Grand Junction.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors in Nacogdoches, Texas. Services will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday at Cason Monk-Metcalf Sunset Chapel, followed by burial at Sunset Memorial Park in Nacogdoches.
■ Sally V. Gray, 88, Eckert, died Nov. 23, 2013, at her home.
Family services will take place in the spring.
Survivors include daughters Linda Smith of Silt and Diana Dinwiddie of Eldon, Mo.; brother Keith “Bud” Frey of Littleton; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
■ Shirley Hartman, 77, Grand Junction, died Nov. 25, 2013, at Mesa Manor.
Services will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2334 H Road.
Survivors include husband Bob of Fruita.
■ Jesse M. Jordan, 83, Grand Junction, died Nov. 24, 2013, at HopeWest & Hospice.
Services will take place at 10 a.m. Monday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary, followed by burial at Grand Junction Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Survivors include daughters Shonna Clifford of Phoenix and Kendra Tavarone of Whitewater, and one grandchild.
Memorial contributions may be made to HopeWest & Hospice, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction, CO 81506.
■ Everett Eugene Kesterson, 90, Eckert, died Nov. 22, 2013, at Horizons Healthcare.
Services will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday at Grand Mesa Baptist Church in Cedaredge.
Survivors include wife Betheline; son Shelby Craig of Longmont; daughter Jana Kay Brown of Topeka, Kan.; sister Joy Evelyn Thornton of Desoto, Kan.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Volunteers of America/Horizons Health Care, 11411 Highway 65, Eckert, CO 81418.
■ Bill Linman, 77, Crawford, died Nov. 23, 2013, in Crawford.
Services will take place at 1 p.m. Friday at Heritage Hall in Hotchkiss, followed by burial at Garden of Memories in Crawford.
Survivors include wife Lila; sons Dennis and Leslie, both of Hotchkiss, Lyle of Sedgewick, and Scott of Colby, Kan.; brother Archie of Klamath Falls, Ore.; sisters Patty Gay Patton of Grand Junction and Sharon Frey of Montrose; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to North Fork Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 127, Hotchkiss, CO 81419.
■ Former Delta resident Karmen Kissner Lyons, 54, Castle Rock, died Aug. 28, 2013, in Castle Rock.
Services will take place at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Phillip’s Catholic Church in Cedaredge.
Survivors include her children Jordan and Taylor, both of Castle Rock; parents Bill and Marty of Cedaredge; and sisters Luann Harriman of Gulfport, Miss., Judi Schmalz of Delta, and Celia Avaritte of Austin.
■ Gordon Earl McKelvie, 86, Grand Junction, died Nov. 23, 2013, in Grand Junction.
Services are pending with Mesa Funeral Service.
Survivors include wife Penny; sons Gordon and Brett, both of Grand Junction, and Roger of Dunedin, Fla.; daughters Dorian McBride of Reno, Nev., and Stacey Lyons of Grand Junction; brothers Melvin Pyeatte of Carlsbad, N.M., and Lawrence Pyeatte of Cokeville; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
■ Lucille Marie Piel, 68, Montrose, died Nov. 26, 2013, at Delta County Memorial Hospital.
Services will take place at a later date.
Survivors include brother Arnold Piel of Stoneham.
■ Marilyn Ruth Sigafus King, 75, Montrose, died Nov. 23, 2013, at her home.
Services will take place at 10 a.m. today at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1521 Hillcrest Ave., Montrose.
Survivors include husband Dwain; sons John, Tom and Scott, all of Montrose; brother E. William Sigafus of Montrose; sister Caroline Annis of Montrose; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 322 W. Bijou, Suite 201, Colorado Springs, CO 80905.
■ Sharon Lee Starr, 76, Eckert, died Nov. 20, 2013, at Delta County Memorial Hospital.
Services will take place at 2 p.m. today at Cory Cemetery.
Survivors include sons Mark of Austin and bob of Delta, daughter Terri Goodwin of Denver, sister Janice Hotchkiss of Hotchkiss, six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.