Obituary: Vern Arthur Amick

Vern Arthur Amick was born May 4, 1925, to Arthur R. and Myrtle Amick. He joined his 4-year-old brother, Harold. His birth took place in the home on the “old Fairfield place,” currently owned by Terry and Diane Mobley. Vern passed away at his home in Meeker on Monday, March 17, 2014, following a year-long […]

Obituary: Mary Arlene Brown

Mary Arlene Brown passed away Feb. 25, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev., due to complications from emergency surgery. Her children, Marlin Brown, Marilee Rippy (both of Glenwood Springs, Colo.) and Melissa Kindall (of Meeker, Colo.) were at her side.

Obituary: Clayton Claude Graham

Clayton C. Graham

Clayton Claude Graham passed away March 10, 2014, in Meeker, Colo. He was born Dec. 20, 1934, in Rifle, Colo., to to Elmer and Hazel Graham, the youngest of five children. He was raised in Rifle.

Death Notice: Vern A. Amick

Vern A. Amick of Meeker, born May 4, 1925, and the uncle of Diana Watson, passed away Monday, March 17, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 21, 2014, at the Methodist Church.

Obituary: James Allen Cook

Jim Cook

James Allen Cook was born Feb. 18, 1929, in Yuma County, Colo., and he passed from this life peacefully on Feb. 13, 2014, in Meeker.

Obituary: Helen Bonnell Halcomb

Helen Bonnell Halcomb

Helen Bonnell Halcomb, lovingly called Grandma Bunny Rabbit, passed away peacefully in her sleep at Rangely District Hospital on Feb. 28, 2014.

Obituary: Davie Dean Robertson

Dave Robertson

Davie Dean Robertson, 82, passed away on Feb. 11, 2014, at Rangely District Hospital in Rangely, Colo., after a year of severe illness. Dave was born Sept. 27, 1931, at the Fisher Ranch east of Hugo, Colo., to Herschel and Pauline (Sterling) Robertson.

Obituary: Wayne Eugene Moody

Wayne Moody

Wayne Eugene Moody was born March 13, 1919, in Chanute, Kan., to William Henry Moody and Hazel Jordan Moody. He died Feb. 8, 2014, at Pioneers Medical Center in Meeker, Colo.

Obituary: Billie Beatrice Cook Hutton

Billie Bea Hutton

My mother and my children’s grandmother went home to be with the Lord and her family on Feb. 13, 2014. Billie Bea was born July 20, 1928, in Rocky Ford, Colo., to Frank Cook and Icy Leona Cowan Cook.

Obituary: Micheal Blain Lockhart

Micheal Lockhart

Mike broke his earthly bonds, beginning his trip to heaven on Jan. 27, 2014, as a result of a motorcycle accident in Naples, Fla. Micheal was born in Meeker, Colo., to Sam and Jean Lockhart. He attended school there until 1997, when he moved with his parents to

Obituary: Judy Wheeler

Judy Wheeler

Judith “Judy” Gaye Herndon Wheeler passed away in Prescott, Ariz., on Jan. 31, 2014. She was born in Denver, Colo., on Sept. 17, 1934, the oldest child of V.P. and Bernadine Herndon.

Obituary: David Daniel Bowlds

David Bowlds

David Daniel Bowlds, 56, of Rangely, Colo., passed away Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, Colo. He was born Dec. 29, 1957, to Dan and Joanne Bowlds in Glendive, Mont., one of six children.