Death Notices, Jan. 28, 2010

Beverly Jean Blackwell, 77, Fruita, died Jan. 25, 2010, at her home. Services will be private.

Mrs. Blackwell was a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service.

Survivors include her husband, Billy; five sons, Michael Betts of Houston, Donald Asnicar of Mancos, Victor Blackwell of Mesa, Ariz., Mark Blackwell of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Billy Blackwell Jr., of Vian, Okla.; four daughters, Linda Hedge of Dinosaur, Tina Shiflet of New Castle, Sherry Bier of Granada Hills, Calif, and Lynette Seeger of Tempe, Ariz.; four brothers, Robert Walker of San Diego, Eddie Blackwell of Tulsa, Okla., and Richard Blackwell and Russell Blackwell, both of Apache Junction, Ariz.; four sisters, Annabelle Walker of Denver, Shirley Blount of Mesa, Ariz., Patricia Mills of Apache Junction, Deborah Leach of Tonopah, Ariz.; 36 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society or Roice-Hurst Humane Society.

Former Grand Junction resident Dorothy Moore, 73, San Jose, Calif., died Dec. 30, 2009, in San Jose. A memorial service will be held in the spring.

Mrs. Moore was a secretary for Union Carbide while living in Grand Junction.

Survivors include her husband, Lin; one son, Jeremy of San Jose; two brothers, Leonard Campbell and Paul Campbell, both of Colorado; four sisters, Marcine Williams, Donna Cording and Shirley Lines, all of Colorado, and Katherine Greenlee of California; and one grandchild.

Helen L. Pederson, 81, Las Vegas, died Jan. 25, 2010, at her daughter’s Grand Junction home.

Services will be held at a later date in Las Vegas.

Mrs. Pederson was a teacher.

Survivors include two sons, Christopher Pederson III and Bradley Pederson, both of Las Vegas; one daughter, Lisa Reimer of Grand Junction; one sister, Dorothy McCoy of Columbus, Ohio; and four grandchildren.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 2232B1 N. Seventh St., Grand Junction 81501


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