Catherine Goumas Nash died July 31, 2016. She was 92.
She was born in Camden, N.J., on Oct. 24, 1923, to Christos and Ada (Bacon) Goumas. She spent much of her early childhood in Atlantic City before moving to Philadelphia, Pa.
She graduated from Philadelphia Adventist Academy in Philadelphia. She then attended Washington Missionary College in Silver Springs, Md., where she met her husband, Melvin Nash. They were married on March 24, 1946, in Philadelphia.
The Nashes moved to Cottonwood, Ariz., after they were married and then to Hay Springs, Neb. They made Cedaredge their permanent home in April 1951.
Mrs. Nash is preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Melvin Nash, who died on March 30, 2003; her son, Melvin Nash Jr.; two sisters, Helen Nash and Ada Schoel; and a brother, David Goumas.
She is survived by three daughters, Barbara (Dennis) Parrott of Brighton, Mary (Gary) Henry of Castle Rock, and Kathryn (Dan) Ward of Colorado Springs; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A memorial service is planned for Aug. 19 at 11 a.m. at the Cedaredge Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Tabor-Rice Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
At about 9:50 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, officers of the Delta Police Department were dispatched to a robbery reported at Arby's, located at 107 Gunnison River Drive. An extensive search of the area was conducted and the suspect was not located.
The suspect was reported to have walked into Arby's and after a brief conversation with an employee, was able to leave the store with a small amount of cash and coins.