May 13, 2012 in Obituaries

Obituary: Bentley, Margaret Virginia

Age 91

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(Age 91)

Born June 6, 1920 in Louisiana, MO and went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 9, 2012 in Spokane, WA. The Bentleys moved to Colorado in 1948, living a year in Eads before moving to the Denver area. In 1966 they moved to the mountains in Conifer and then on to Canon City in 1987. While a member of the Jefferson County Historical Society she wrote the book, “The Upper Side of the Piecrust,” an early history of southwestern Jefferson County: Conifer, Pine, and Buffalo Creek, Colorado which was first published in 1978. She was a Girl Scout and Girl Scout leader and volunteer for over 50 years. She was married to Lloyd E. Bentley on July 6, 1946 in Davenport, Iowa. She was preceded in death by her parents John and Frances (Bibb) Boyd, husband Lloyd, sister Mary Janette Palmer, an infant daughter Lynne Susan and a grandson Brian Revie. She is survived by her two daughters Jean (Steven) Revie and Jeri Bentley with whom she lived; eight grandchildren Jon (Michelle), Kevin, Alanna, Lindsey, Mikel (Michelle), Tristan and Tyler Revie and Carin (Chip) Cain; and 11 great grandchildren Brianna, Morgan, Paige, Tatiana, Mikayla, Logan, Bella and Mikel Revie, Christian Jasper and Thomas and Dakota Cain.

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