Eddie Arletta Nash Lively
November 17, 1927 - January 7, 2007
Former Steamboat Springs resident Eddie Arletta Nash Lively of Stigler, Okla., died Jan. 7, 2007, after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was 79.
She was born Nov. 17, 1927, in Cromwell, Okla., to Ed and Hester Nash.
She was married to her husband, Noel Dale Lively, for 61 years. In 1948, Arletta and Dale moved to Seaside, Ore., where they lived for 15 years before moving to Colorado and Wyoming. They returned to live in Oklahoma in 1974.
During her years in Seaside, Arletta was active in Home Extension, PTA and the Seaside Methodist Church. She also was a Cub Scout den mother, led a troop of Brownies and was a 4-H leader.
Her home was always filled with children.
While living in Stigler, she volunteered with the Fireman's Auxilliary and attended the Quinton Christian Church. Arletta was accomplished with textiles and needlework and taught porcelain doll-making. She and Dale put in a large garden each year, a source of great enjoyment.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Agnes Nash; and three brothers, Danny Nash, Harry Nash and Dick Nash.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Noel Dale Lively; her children, Catherine Lively Favret and her husband, Bob, of Tillamook, Ore., Larry Lively and his wife, Susan, of Del Rio, Texas, and Ted Lively and his wife, Rhonda, of Sunset Beach, Ore.; seven grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Sue Nash Alexander of Manford, Okla., and Edith Nash Warrington of Cromwell, Okla.
A memorial service was held at 4 p.m. Jan. 14, 2007, at the Quinton Christian Church in Quinton, Okla. Flower bouquets are being accepted by The Flower Barn in Quinton, Okla. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.