Nov. 29, 2012 Prescott Yavapai County Arizona, USA
Sybil McKeand Fore, aged 86, passed 29 Nov 2012 in Prescott, AZ after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Sybil was born 22 Apr 1926 in Coleman County, TX to Robert H. and Violet S. McKeand. In Winslow during WWII, she met her future husband Derrick "Dick" Dixon Fore while she was working at a soda fountain and he was in the Navy. She graduated from Winslow High School and they were married on 24 Feb 1944. While living in Winslow, Sybil and Dick owned and operated the Sand and Sage Motel on Route 66 and gave birth to three daughters, Sherry Lee, Dixie Lou and Laura Lynn. After selling the Sand and Sage Motel, she and Dick moved to Camp Verde, AZ and lived on a 10-acre ranch they named "Tenafore". They boarded horses on the ranch and watched coyotes and Canada geese from their back porch. In 2004, on the death of her husband Dick, Sybil built a home in Prescott, AZ, near her daughter Dixie Fore Irvine. Sybil moved into this home in 2005. Sybil was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Roscoe and sister Bonnie, husband Dick Fore and eldest daughter Sherry Fore Parker. She is survived by her sister Helen Schell; son-in-law Russell Parker of Prescott; daughters Dixie Fore Irvine of Prescott; and Laura Fore of Phoenix, AZ; grandchildren Aaron Parker (Sherry) of Rainier, WA; Susan Burgess (Mike) of Ridgecrest, CA; Kerrie O'Brien (Steve) of Prescott; Ivy Irvine (Patrick) of Missoula, MT; Daniel Duendel and Madeline Guendel of Phoexnix and great-grandchildren Derrick O'Brien and Kierra O'Brien.
Published Daily Independent, Ridgecrest, CA 3 Jan 2013
Created by: D. O. Record added: Jan 14, 2013
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