Obituary Details

Della Elizabeth Carley

(05/16/1883 - 01/28/1977)
Courtesy of The Harrison Sun, 02/10/1977

Pioneer of Sioux dies

Mrs. Della Elizabeth Carley, 93, daughter of Sioux County pioneers, died recently at a nursing home in Riverton, Wyo.

She was born May 16, 1883, at Manson, Iowa, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Lowery. Her first husband was Roy Wright, a former publisher of the Harrison Sun. She was married three times, and she and her second husband, Sam Fleming, operated a restaurant in Harrison for many years. She lived in Lander, Wyo., the past 20 years, residing elsewhere in Wyoming before that.

She was a member of the Methodist Church of Douglas, Wyo.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Neva Clark of Lander, Mrs. Ione Flake of California; nine grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren; and 19 great-great-grandchildren.

The funeral and burial were held at Lander.

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