Sherrie Lee Urban

Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Sherrie Lee Urban, 64, of Rifle, passed away Dec. 14, 2007, at the Grand River Medical Center in Rifle. Sherrie was born Aug. 27, 1943, in Rifle, to Wayne and Leatha Mckee. Sherrie graduated from Rifle High School.Sherrie married Slim Bristow in Ruidoso, N.M., in l969. They made their home in Roswell, N.M., before moving to Fort Sumner, N.M., in 1976. Sherrie worked for Billy the Kid Food Mart in Fort Sumner for several years. Slim and Sherrie moved to Roswell in 1993 where Sherrie worked for La Grone Funeral Home for several years. Slim preceded her death in 2000.Sherrie moved to Rifle in 2001. She married Lee Roy “Pops” Urban on Feb. 2, 2001.Sherrie enjoyed her flowers, sewing, reading, watching sports and driving through the Rocky Mountains. Sherrie retired from the Rifle Funeral Home in 2006.She was preceded in death by her parents.Survivors include husband Lee Roy Urban; daughters Kim (Stewart) LaRocque, Kay (Bob) Zelenka, of Rifle, and Kelley (Louie) Gallegos of Fort Sumner, N.M.; son Jerry Don (Kim) Bristow of Texas; stepchildren John (Georgan) Jewell, Tammy Jewell and Darrin Jewell of Rifle; brothers Lyman Mckee, Tommy Mckee and Rocky Arnold; sister Judy Hendricks; grandchildren Kristina LaRocque Edwards, Matthew, Tyler, Kadie and Alex LaRocque, and Kama Zelenka, Chris, Stephen and Anthony Gallegos; along with numerous nieces, nephews and friends. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorial contributions to the Grand River Medical Center, at 501 Airport Road, Rifle, CO 81650 c/o Kris Daler, Public Relations.Memorial Services will be Monday, Dec. 17, 2007, at 3:30 p.m. at the Rifle Funeral Home, 1400 Access Road, Rifle. Following the memorial services, there will be a potluck dinner at the Rifle Senior Center in Rifle.

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