Winnifred "Winnie" F. Alvey

winnifred alvey

November 26, 1936 ~ November 4, 2019

Born in: Denver, CO
Resided in: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Winnifred “Winnie” F. Alvey, 82, passed away on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, lovingly surrounded by her family. Born in Denver, Colo. on Nov. 26, 1936, to Harold and Beulah Sherwood, Winnie was the youngest of seven children. She was raised primarily in Pueblo, Colo. where she graduated from Central High School and married Charles Cox in 1954. They had five children, Charles (Denise) Cox, Larry (Deby) Cox, David Cox, Terrie (Mike) Pauly, and Scott Cox. She was the loving grandmother of 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild. Winnie worked for 27 years as an executive administrative assistant at the Colorado State Hospital in Pueblo on the Forensic Psychiatry unit. She married the love of her life, Joseph Alvey, in August 1978. They happily retired together in 1991 and spent many wonderful years traveling and seeking new adventures across the United States and Europe, living in Pueblo, Colo., Florida and Tucson, Ariz. Winnie was preceded in death by her husband, Joe; her parents; two brothers; and three sisters. She is survived by sister, Marvel Dowling; her children; grandchildren; great-grandchild; and numerous loving nieces, nephews and friends. Winnie had a beautiful, contagious smile, a bright spirit, and a child-like laugh that endeared others to her. She loved new adventures, had boundless energy, and made an impression on all that she met. She loved to travel, paint, play piano, sing, play board games, read, do cross word puzzles, and mostly loved spending time with family and friends. She had a strong faith and incredible strength and resilience as she faced numerous health challenges over the years. Our beloved mother, grandmother, aunt, sister and friend will be dearly missed by all.Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Nov. 8, 2019, at St. Pius X, 3130 Morris Ave. Inurnment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of food and flowers memorials may be made to YWCA, 801 N Santa Fe Ave, Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences,


Memorial Service: November 8, 2019 10:00 am

St. Pius X Catholic Church
3130 Morris Avenue
Pueblo, CO 81008


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