1926 - January 30, 2010
Frances E. Myers, a longtime Delta County resident, died Jan. 30, 2010, at Delta County Memorial Hospital.
She was 83. A memorial service will be at a later date.
Frances Emma Lawton was born Feb. 2, 1926, in Colbran, to Leonard H. and Adelaine (Blackman) Lawton. She spent her childhood in Colbran, and later Craig, where she graduated from school.
On Dec. 6, 1947, Frances married Ralph P. Myers in Raton, N.M. The Myers family lived in Idaho Springs until 1959, when they moved to Delta. They celebrated 62 years of marriage.
Myers belonged to the Rebekah Lodge No. 65, the Delta Emblem Club and she helped with bingo and dinners at the Delta Elks Lodge No. 1235.
Frances was employed as a cook for many years at the Delta schools. She loved to help with any activities that involved the Delta Fire Department, and the whole family spent many hours participating in local stock car racing.
Frances enjoyed hunting and fishing, crocheting and doing beadwork.
Frances is survived by her husband, Ralph Myers, of Delta; sons Phil Myers and his wife, Mary Alice, of Whitewater, and Ron Myers and his wife, Susan, of Delta; and four brothers and three sisters. She is further survived by five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers.
Memorial contributions may be made in Frances’ memory to the Delta Emblem Club Scholarship Fund, c/o Delta Elks Lodge No. 1235, 513 Main St., Delta, 81416.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.
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