Vernita Ann Bottorff (June 4, 1938 – April 10, 2019) |

Vernita Ann Bottorff (June 4, 1938 – April 10, 2019)

Vernita Bottorff passed away April 10, 2019 in New Castle, Colorado. Vernita was born to Bill and Myrtle Wesley on June 4, 1938 in Plainview, Texas. Aside from being a devoted wife and mother, she was also an in-home caregiver for several years.

Vernita is survived by her husband, Allen “Butch” Bottorff; Daughters, Julie (Randy) Reid, Janet (Larry) Webster; five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and her brother, Bob Wesley. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother, JR Wesley.

Services will be held Monday, April 15, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Rifle Funeral Home, at 1400 Access Road in Rifle, CO. Interment will follow at Highland Cemetery in New Castle, Colorado.

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