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Vera A. Dailey

Tuesday, December 21, 2004

Vera A. Bristow Dailey, 96, died on Sept. 3, 2004, in a Montesano Care Center in Montesano, Wash. She had lived in Montesano since 1981.

Born March 18, 1908, at Ash Flat, she was the daughter of William "Wayne" and Lucy Nicholson Bristow. She grew up in Ash Flat.

On Aug. 5, 1930, she married Edward L. Daily at Ash Flat. They moved to Hoquiam, Wash., in 1935. He died in 1976.

During World War II, Mrs. Daily was a "Rosie the Riveter" for the Boeing Co. in Hoquiam.

She enjoyed working in her flower garden, sewing, crocheting, embroidery and watching the Seattle Sonics, Seattle Mariners and Arkansas Razorbacks games on television.

Survivors include two daughters -- Carla Copeland of Montesano, Wash., and Peggy Carlson of Andover, Minn.; three sons -- Gordon Dailey of Searcy, James Dailey of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and Terry Dailey of Hoquiam; 13 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

A son, Billie Gene, died in 1940, and a daughter, Marilyn Jo, died in 1955.

A graveside service was held Sept. 9 in Hoquaim's Sunset Memorial Park in Washington.