Josephine Inez “Jodie” Cary, a longtime Moffat County resident, died Thursday, April 21, 2011, at Sandrock Ridge Care & Rehab following a brief illness. She was 92.
Jodie was born March 20, 1919, in Denver, the daughter of George B. and Phoebe (Cross) Foreman. She was raised in Denver until the family moved to Elk Springs when she was 16.
Jodie married Clyde Cary on Oct. 19, 1951, in Craig. They lived in various places including California, Washington State and Dutch John, Utah, during her husband’s work with the National Park Service.
They then moved to the Craig area and lived on Great Divide and at Vermillion Creek during her husband’s employment with the Moffat County Road Department.
In later years, they made their home in Lay.
Jodie enjoyed gardening, working with flowers, crocheting, knitting and sewing. She made many blankets and stuffed animals, which she gave to her friends.
Jodie is survived by two daughters, her close friends Tom and Donna Deakins and their family, and numerous other friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, two brothers and her husband, Clyde, who died in April 2002.
Jodie was interred next to her husband in the Craig Cemetery and a memorial service was Monday, April 25, 2011, at The Grant Mortuary Chapel with Loren Baysinger officiating.
Honorary pallbearers were Cody and Tom Deakins, Al, John and Jim Wilson, Les Cox, John Mullen, and Clint Wagner.