Lifetime Delta County resident Carrie Allen died April 16, 2013, at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction. She was 91.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Carrie Ann Patterson was born in Hotchkiss Dec. 1, 1921, to James and Elmira (Miller) Patterson. She spent her childhood and attended public school in Hochkiss and Delta.
On March 3, 1940, she eloped with Dean Allen to Moab, Utah, where they married. They lived in Hotchkiss for many years before retiring to Eckert in 2003. They would have celebrated their 73rd wedding anniversary this year.
Mrs. Allen enjoyed being a wife, mother and working beside her husband on the ranch.
She is survived by one daughter, Helen Beavers of Eckert; a friend, Liz Brown of Mack; and several nieces and nephews and their children.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her son, Daniel Allen; two brothers, William Patterson and James Patterson; and a son-in-law, Art Beavers.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory handled the arrangements.
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