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 Alma Ruth <I>Childers</I> Stiles

Alma Ruth Childers Stiles

Birth
Pomona, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 21 Sep 2009 (aged 91)
Cortez, Montezuma County, Colorado, USA
Burial Cortez, Montezuma County, Colorado, USA
Plot Block 9 Lot 23 QTR NE SP 1
Memorial ID 100126530 · View Source
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ALMA RUTH STILES

Graveside services for longtime Cortez Resident Alma Ruth Stiles will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, September 25, at Cortez Cemetery. Bishop Russell Decker will officiate.

Alma was born November 23,1917 to Earle Kenneth Childers and Amelia Elizabeth (Miller) Childers of Pomona, California.
She died September 21,2009 at the age of 91.

Alma was born and raised in Pomona, California until she was 17 years old. she came to Colorado with her step-sister and her husband, Lorena and Sam Antes. Soon after arriving she met and married Charlie Stiles on July 3,1935. they first lived on their homestead on Montezuma Creek, near Hatch, Utah. Her oldest son was born while they lived there. About 1940 they bought a farm in lower McElmo Canyon and her second son and daughter were born there. In the 1950s they moved their family to a ranch east of Mancos, Colorado in the Thompson Park and lived there for many years, later they moved back to the Cortez area where she worked as a cook at the hospital. Charlie died in 1995 and she has continued to live near Cortez and was living in Vista Grande Nursing Home at the time of her death.

Alma was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie; parents, Earle and Amelia Childers; and a grandson, Kevin Stiles. She is survived by three children; sons Donald Leroy Stiles living in Peru, Kenneth Edward Stiles of Cortez; and daughter Charlene Elizabeth Stiles of Cortez; 9 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and 8 great great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions can be nade in memory od Alma Stiles with Hospice of Montezuma, PO Box 740, Cortez, Colorado.

Obituary courtesy of Ertel Funeral Home.


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  • Created by: Doris Jaques Bair
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100126530
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alma Ruth Childers Stiles (23 Nov 1917–21 Sep 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100126530, citing Cortez Cemetery, Cortez, Montezuma County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Doris Jaques Bair (contributor 47443469) .