Edith Alaine Davis died Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016, at her home in Delta. She was 89.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Edith Alaine Rice was born in Nucla April 21, 1927, to Jim and Rosalie (Lehman) Rice. She spent her childhood and attended school in Nucla, graduating from Nucla High School.
On July 25, 1945, she married Buford Davis of Delta in Durango. He died in 1975.
She enjoyed working on the cattle ranch, riding horses, driving the pickup and horse trailer, sewing, cooking and spending time with her family.
She is survived by two sons, Hank (Angie) Davis and Roxy (Tibby) Davis; three daughters, Doris McCulloch, Sharon Davis and Sally (Roy) Hutt; a brother, Donald (Marianna) Rice; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 30 years, Buford; and a sister, Bonnie Curtis.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Delta County Board of Commissioners called a special meeting to consider the board's response to the Bureau of Land Management's preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) concerning the lease parcels proposed for the December BLM sale.
Several people from the North Fork were present to provide input.