January 8, 2015
Mildred “Millie” Towner passed away January 5, 2015 at her Grand Junction home, she was 66.
Millie was born on November 18, 1948 in Gunnison, Colorado from the union of Grant and Mary Crawley. She spent her childhood in the San Louis Valley where her father moved throughout looking for farm work. She graduated from High School in Gunnison, Colorado in 1967 and married Paul Towner on March 21, 1984 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
She worked as a waitress for twenty years, for Safeway for two years and six years at Wal-Mart where she received the Associate of the Month Award for January 2008. She lived in the Grand Junction area for eight years, moving from Craig, Colorado and enjoyed sewing and thrift shopping activates. She was a fan of entertainers Elvis and Dolly Parton and enjoyed early morning strolls in her flower garden looking for new blossoms. Friends and family will remember Millie saying "I yam what I yam"
Millie leaves behind her husband; Paul Towner of Grand Junction, four daughters; Kelly Watson of Craig, CO, Connie Earle of Gunnison, CO, Alison Towner of Craig, CO, Denise Peek of Pueblo, CO and Pam Towner of Craig, CO, four brothers; Randy Crawley of Gunnison, CO, Chuck Crawley of Eudora, KS, Robert Crawley of Gunnison, CO, Leroy Crawley of Olathe, KS, four sisters; Mary McLoskey of Alamosa, CO, Thelma Middleton of Lamar, CO, Norma Henderson of Craig, CO, Shirley Clark of Denver, CO and sixteen grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents.
No services are planned at this time.
Friends and family may leave their condolences at http://www.martinmortuary.com
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