Amy W. Pings
Amy Pings passed away April 10, 2006, at the Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehab Center in Craig.She was born May 31, 1913, in Union, Ind., to Elijah Wilson and Maude (Beard) Jerrell. Her family moved to the town of Raos in southern Colorado when Amy was very young. She was raised there and in Minturn, Eagle and Carbondale. After graduating from high school in Carbondale, Amy attended Colorado Teachers College for one year.Amy married Marshall Stanley Pings Dec. 12, 1932, in Carbondale. They made their home there for many years, and then lived in Snowmass and Glenwood Springs. Amy moved to the Haven in Hayden in 1999 and lived there until moving to the Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehab Center in Craig one year ago.Amy was a homemaker all her married life, and was a member of the Order of Easter Star in Carbondale and the PEO Chapter in Aspen. She enjoyed reading.She is survived by sons Donald (Marlynn) Pings, of Craig, and William E. PIngs; grandson Keith (Elizabeth) PIngs, of Cincinnati; great-grandchildren William, Joseph, and Donald Pings and Shannon (Wade) Wright, and Madison Aaberg; great-great-grandchildren Caelin, Isaac and Nikolais Wright; brother James (Estell) Jerrell, of Fairfield, Calif.; and grandson-in-law Butch Aaberg, of Craig.She was preceded in death by brother Hubert and granddaughter Kathy Aaberg.At Amy’s request, no services will be held.Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice in care of Grant Mortuary in Craig.
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The BLM will conduct an environmental assessment of the proposed wells needed to begin the NEPA process on the larger quarry expansion.