Ella Mae McDermott Ivey Carver of Cory died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at her home. She was 82.
A graveside service will be held Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 2 p.m. at Cedaredge Cemetery. A potluck dinner will follow.
Mrs. Carver was born June 29, 1929, in Cedaredge, to Charles and Eda (Westley) McDermott. She attended school in Coalby and Cedaredge.
She married Archie "Sunny" Carver in 1967. They celebrated 38 years of marriage. He preceded her in death. She was previously married to her first husband, Charles Ivey, and her second husband, Johnny Forrest.
Mrs. Carver was a member of the Coalby Club and the Cedar Mesa Club. She was a 4-H leader. She lived in Silverton, Durango, Naturita and Cedaredge.
She worked in laundry, fruit orchards, packing sheds and raised two families. She enjoyed gardening, wildlife, her family, the outdoors, bantam chickens, dogs and cats.
She is survived by two daughters and their husbands, Mildred and Marlin Carver of Delta, and Melveta and Bob Smith of Colorado Springs; three sons, Charles "C.W" and his wife Coky of Memphis, Texas, Daniel Carver and his wife Maggie, and David Carver, all of Cedaredge; eight grandchildren, Mischell "Shelly" and Michael Carver of Delta, Shawn Ivey of Maryland, Danielle Carver of Clifton, Ashley Carver of Delta, Zack Pfister and his family of Cedaredge, Chelson Smith and Eathan Smith, both of Colorado Springs; a great-granddaughter, Joslin Pfister; a brother, Jay McDermott and his wife Merlene of Cedaredge; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
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Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.blog comments powered by Disqus