ROCK SPRINGS – Evelyn Marie Estes, 88, of Rock Springs, former resident of Rifle, CO, died Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs.
She was born on December 19,1925 in Leadville, Colorado, the daughter of Harry A. Smith and Evelayn Morris Smith. She married Lesley Richard Estes on January 24,1953 in Denver, CO. He preceded her in death on October 16, 2006.
Estes was a member of the United Methodist Church in Rifle, CO.
Her interests were spending time with her family.
Survivors include her daughter Sandra Hilkey of Rock Springs; grandchildren Lesley Mcpherson, Carrie McGrath, Kenny Mcpherson, Tina Cobbs, and Markla Chivers; 15 great-grandchildren; 16 great-great- grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Lesley Estes, parents Harry and Evelayn Smith, and 9 siblings.
Cremation has taken place at Fox Crematory, Rock Springs.
Private memorial services will be held at a later date.
Condolences for the family can be left at www.foxfh.com.