Deaths, Jan. 22, 2014

Billee Abell, 94, Grand Junction, died Jan. 19, 2014, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Services are pending with Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.

Ms. Abell was a teacher.

Survivors include one son, Paul of Centennial; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

■  Fern Bowman, 88, Grand Junction, died Jan. 20, 2014, in Grand Junction.

Services are pending with Martin Mortuary.

Survivors include one son, Bud Ridings of Meeker; two daughters, Gae Mangus of Grand Junction and Lori Ridings of Fruita; one sister, Ethel Atwood of Grand Junction; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Melvin Joseph Dreher, 82, Cedaredge, died Jan. 18, 2014, at his home.

A rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Phillip’s Catholic Church in Cedaredge. Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the church.

Survivors include his wife, Marian; one son, Doug of Highlands Ranch; one daughter, Jennifer Isaacs of Aurora; four stepsons, Walter Crowley of Greeley, Patrick Crowley of Alliance, Neb., William Crowley of Chugwater and Alex Crowley of Cedaredge; one step-daughter, Margaret Kline of Cedaredge; two grandchildren; and seven step-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to Delta County Memorial Hospital Oncology Department, 1501 E. Third St., Delta 81416, or to the Wounded Warriors Project, 4899 Belfort Road Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.

■  Marshall Joyner, infant, Grand Junction, died Jan. 17, 2014, in Grand Junction.

No services are planned.

Survivors include his parents, Christopher and April, and two sisters, Makayla and McKinley.

Memorial contributions to the Wounded Warriors Project, 4899 Belfort Road Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.

■  Howard E. Morgan, 79, Grand Junction, died Jan. 19, 2014, at his home.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Heritage Church.

Survivors include his wife, Jo Ann; three sons, Steve and Duane, both of Thornton and Rick of Grand Junction; one daughter, Sandra de Ganahl of Fruita; one brother, Donald of Grand Junction; and 11 grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to HopeWest and Hospice, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81505.

■  James Kevin Mullin, 60, Grand Junction, died Jan. 12, 2014, at his home.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado.

Mr. Mullin was a machinist.

Survivors include one son, Joseph; two brothers, Stephen and William; and three sisters, Janean Beason, Mari Kendrix and Katy Mullin.

■  Dale A. Rees, 69, Palisade, died Jan. 16, 2014, at HopeWest and Hospice Care Center.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.

Survivors include his wife, Laura; two daughters, Kristine Elliott of Highlands Ranch and Karin Rees of Denver; and two grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to Roice-Hurst Humane Society, P.O. Box 4040, Grand Junction 81502, or to Disabled American Veterans, 1346 Pitkin Ave., Grand Junction 81501.

■  Camilla May Taylor, 86, Eckert, died Jan. 19, 2014.

Services for Mrs. Taylor and her husband, Walter Ross Taylor, who died Feb. 20, 2013, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Cedar Cemetery in Montrose.

Survivors include three daughters, Nicki Cavalier of Eckert, Chrisanne Cross of Miami and Sandy Taylor of LaCrosse, Wis.; and five grandchildren.

■  Charlotte Emma Warren, 89, Meeker, died Jan. 14, 2014, in Meeker.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. James Episcopal Church in Meeker, followed by burial at Highland Cemetery in Meeker.

Survivors include two daughters, Lisa Chapin and Kim Watson; two sons, Steve Wix and John Wix; and 10 grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to the Jeffrey and Brandi Watson Memorial Scholarship, 1450 N. 12th Street, Grand Junction 81501, or to the Remembering Johnny Wix Foundation, care of First National Bank of the Rockies, P.O. Box 600, Meeker 81641.


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