obituaries / funerals
November 29, 2001
Edward Isaac Gore
Edward Isaac Gore of Craig died Friday, Nov. 2, 2001, at his home. He was 54.
On Jan. 14, 1947, in Dragerton, Utah he was born the son of Arnold E. and Elizabeth G. (Demson) Gore. Gore was raised and went to school in Nucla graduating from high school there in 1965. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and later served a short time in the U.S. Navy. On Sept. 26, 1975, in Nucla, he married Glenda Williams. He attended Mesa State College where he studied electronics and graduated in 1980. Following his graduation he worked as a barber and then an electrician at Hanna, Wyo., and at Telluride in a hard rock mine. He and his family moved to Craig in 1986 and he owned and operated Ed’s Barber Shop until forced to retire several months ago due to his illness. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Cooties, Gideon’s and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing and working in his garden and being outdoors.
Gore is survived by his wife Glenda Gore of Craig; sons Edward Franklin, Jesse Wayne and Paul Wesley Gore all of Craig; sister Gladys Demson of Omaha, Neb.; brothers John Mannering of Scottsbluff, Neb., George Gore of Craig and half-brother David King.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.
Services were held Monday, Nov. 12, 2001, at 2 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church officiated by Rod Compton. Organist was Roberta Charles. Flute soloist was Shellie Gray, Ed’s niece. Selections were: “Wayfaring Stranger” by Trace Adkins, “In The Garden” sung by Ed’s sister Gladys Demson, and “Amazing Grace” sung by friends and family. Scripture readings were by Gideon George Swanson.
Pallbearers were: Chris Barney, Fred Charles, Jess Ross, Don Laib, Al Cashion and Frank Self.
Interment was at the Craig Cemetery in the veterans section.
Adah Louise Brown
Adah Louise Brown left this life on Nov. 20, 2001, at the age of 76.
She leaves behind a sister Dorothy White of Yakima, Wash.; a brother Eugene Orr of Blanding, Utah; two daughters, Sidney Price of Orem, Utah and Sandra Tinsley of Liberal, Kan. She had six grandchildren and two great grandchildren. In addition to her family she leaves behind a myriad of friends and neighbors.
Brown was born Dec. 27, 1924. She lived all of her life in the Craig area. She owned several businesses and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She was a kind and generous person, helping many in need. Her kindness and compassion to all she knew will be greatly missed.
Those who wanted to contribute to expenses can do so at the Bank of Colorado in her name.
1948 – 2001
Cathy Loyd died at her home on Nov. 16, 2001, following a short illness. She was 53.
Cathy was born on June 21,1948, in Denver, to Lester and Ruth (Steinbrecher) Schaffer. She was raised in Tiny Town for a short time and then in Denver where she graduated from Jefferson County High School in 1966. She attended Colorado State University for one year, which is where she met her husband, Gary Loyd. On Aug. 3,1968, she and Gary were married at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Denver. Following their marriage they lived in Denver, Colorado Springs, Steamboat Springs, and then moved back to Craig in 1985.
Cathy loved to cook and was an excellent chef. She enjoyed crossword puzzles and puzzle games and tending her dogs. She also was a devoted fan of the Denver Broncos and was a volunteer worker for Horizons for the Handicapped. She was a member of Alcoholics Anonymous.
Cathy is survived by her husband Gary, sons Eric (Kristy) of Craig and Larry of Farmington, N.M., grandchildren Brett and Brittney Loyd of Craig, mother Ruth Schaffer of Craig, sister Joan (Joel) Funk of Bettendorf, Iowa, brother David (Barbara) Schaffer of Santa Rosa, Calif, mother-in-law Helen Loyd of Craig and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial donations may be made to the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Craig.