Lifetime North Fork area resident Edith Thresher died Jan. 9, 2013, at Horizons Care Center in Eckert. She was 90.
A funeral service was held Jan. 15 at the Bible Center Church in Paonia with Pastor John Owen and Pastor Paul Millermon officiating. Interment followed at Riverside Cemetery in Hotchkiss.
Edith Stella Freeman was born Feb. 26, 1922, to Cornealous and Ethel (Averyt) Freeman in Hotchkiss. She spent her childhood on Redlands Mesa and Barrow Mesa and graduated from Hotchkiss High School in 1941.
She married Daniel Thresher Oct. 11, 1941, in Delta. She was a member of the Bible Center Church in Paonia.
Mrs. Thresher enjoyed animals, especially cats, dogs and birds, sewing, working crossword puzzles, reading her Bible, cooking, canning and gardening.
She is survived by her daughter, Rosemond "Rose" Ballard and her husband Larry of Paonia; her granddaughter Pamela Ballard of Paonia; and her grandson Daniel Ballard, his wife Cynthia and their two daughters Lillie and Danessa of Hayden.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel; her son, Daniel Thresher; and three brothers, Ernest, Melvin and Eugene Freeman.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bible Center Church, 1117 Third Street, Paonia, CO 81428.
Arrangements were handled by Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.
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