Death Notices, July 17, 2011

Jerry Clarence Fry, 31, Clifton, died July 14, 2011 at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.  Burial will follow at 1 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Cemetary of Western Colorado.

Mr. Fry was a sergeant with the U.S. Army.

Survivors include his wife, Christine Lynn; two stepsons, Dominick and Vincent Price, both of Clifton; one stepdaughter, Cheyenne Price of Clifton; his parents, Jack and Rachel of Grand Junction; his grandparents, Julia Fry of Grand Junction and Shirley Ukele of Loma; and one brother, George, of Fruita.

Vernon R. “Chip” Gatley III, 56, Grand Junction, died July 14, 2011, at his home.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Callahan-Edfast Mortuary Chapel.

Mr. Gatley was a foreman for Xcel Energy.

Survivors include his wife, Emma Zoe; one son, Brian Thomas of Fruita; one daughter, Lindsey Ann of Grand Junction; two sisters, Patricia Doan of Loveland and Susan Britvek of Grand Junction; and two grandchildren.

Oneta Rose Jennings, 77, Grand Junction, died June 21, 2011, at her home.

Services have taken place.

Ms. Jennings was a schoolteacher.

Survivors include two sons, Harry Sampson and Marvin Ray Jennings, both of Fruita; two daughters, Raelene Sampson and Pam Jennings, both of Fruita; one brother, Eddie McClure, of Idaho Falls, Idaho; five grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B North 12th St., Grand Junction 81506,  or Holy Family School, 786 26 1/2 Road, Grand Junction 81506.

Gavin Watson Spore, 85, Hotchkiss, died July 13, 2011, at Paonia Care and Rehabilitation Center.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Hotchkiss.

Survivors include two sons, Wes of Hotchkiss and Travis of Tuscon, Ariz.; two daughters, Debbie Ann Littlefield of Crawford and Shelly Lingle of Lena, Ill.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to Paonia Care and Rehabilitation Center, 1625 Meadowbrook Blvd., Paonia 81428.


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