Death Notices, Jan. 6, 2010
Phyllis May Coley, 86, Whitewater, died Dec. 31, 2009, at St. Mary’s Hospital. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Mesa Funeral Service chapel.
Survivors include her husband, Calvin; one son, Calvin James of Hotchkiss; one daughter, Barbara Lynn Coley of Whitewater; two sisters, Enith Bergstrom and Lillian Clark of Grand Junction; four grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to the Salvation Army, 1235 N. Fourth St., Grand Junction 81501.
Richard Whitney Draney, 82, Cedaredge, died Jan. 4, 2010, at his home. Services are pending.
Survivors include his wife, Vaunda; one son, Daniel of Montrose, Calif.; three daughters, Donna French of Thousand Oaks, Calif., Sheryl Cottrell of Oro Valley, Ariz., and Mary Dominic of Lufkin, Texas; two sisters, Dorothy Owens of Charlotte, N.C., and Celia Sartain of Bartlett, Tenn.; and seven grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to the charity of one’s choice.
Loraine M. Mueller, 88, Montrose, died Jan. 4, 2010 at Hospice Care Center. No services are planned.
Mrs. Mueller was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Richard L.; one son, Thomas E. of Las Vegas, Nev.; one daughter, Joan L. Lacey of Cedaredge; one sister, Donna Myer of Sterling; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506, or the Alzheimer’s Association, 2232 N. Seventh St., Unit B-1, Grand Junction 81501.
Bernadine Nave, 45, Fruita, died Jan. 4, 2009, at her home. Services are pending.
Mrs. Nave was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, David; one son, Jess of Fruita; her parents, Merlin Nickels of Des Moines, Iowa, and Sandra Pierce of Pueblo; and one sister, Susan Nickels of Fruita.
Robert Martin Smith, 79, Grand Junction, died Dec. 28, 2009, at Palisade Living Center. Services will be held at a later date.
Mr. Smith worked in the flooring business.
Survivors include his wife, Colleen, of Mesa, Ariz.; four daughters, Jewell Buck of Grand Junction, Cristy Cutler of Monument, Karen Redden of Gunnison and Leann Klabon of Mission, Texas; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association, 2232 N. Seventh St., Unit B1, Grand Junction 81501.
Randolph Scott Williamson, 61, Montrose, died Jan. 2, 2010, at St. Mary’s Hospital. Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Crippin Funeral Home Chapel.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret; two sons, Randolph Scott Jr. of Abilene, Texas, and Rueben Scott of Montrose; one daughter, Juanita Juawice Powers of Flora, Miss.; one brother, Jack Williamson of Montrose; and two grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to the Margaret Williamson family, 14747 Marine Road No. 31, Montrose 81401.