Gary Norman Ray

May 27th, 2020

4/8/1941 ~ 5/27/2020

Our loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother, Gary Norman Ray passed away on May 27, 2020 at his home in Ephraim, Utah. Gary, age 79, spent his last days surrounded by family who loved him dearly.

He was born in Anaconda, Montana on April 8th, 1941 to Norman Curtis and Birdie Mae Langley Ray. He attended Brigham Young University where he met his wife of 56 years, Nancy Kay Montgomery. They were married on December 20, 1963 in the Los Angeles Temple.

After graduating with a degree in Design and Drafting, Gary worked for Ryan Aeronautical in San Diego, CA. In 1969, Gary and his family moved to Ephraim, Utah where he began a long career of entrepreneurial pursuits. Skyline Dairy, Piccadilly Enterprises and Skyline Auto were his passion and he worked hard and met many people along the way. Read the rest of this entry »

Joan Ileen Stott

May 27th, 2020

3/10/1930 ~ 5/27/2020

Joan Ileen Stott, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great- grandmother passed away peacefully on May 27, 2020.  She was born March 10, 1930 to Clifford and Alta Robins Stewart in Meadow, Utah.  Joan was the fourth of seven children. She spent her youth surrounded by a loving family who enjoyed each other’s company and worked together in completing the tasks of their farm and home.

Following her graduation from Millard High School, Joan moved to Salt Lake City where she worked in the Improvement Era office. She eventually returned to Meadow, Utah and married Joseph B Stott on March 29, 1948 in the Manti Temple. They made their home on their family farm in Meadow, Utah.  Joan was a busy homemaker and devoted mother to her four boys: Gale, Van, Tony and Kay. Read the rest of this entry »

Richard Dean Andrade Williams

May 23rd, 2020

2/16/2020 ~ 5/23/2020

Richard Dean Andrade Williams infant son of Frank & Christy Williams entered into his Saviors presence May 23, 2020 at Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. Richard was born February 16, 2020 to loving parents in Provo, Utah.
Survived by his parents Frank & Christy, Ephraim, UT; grandparents, Hal & Ruth Ann Williams, Spring City, UT; Francisco & Eunice Andrade, Sao Paulo, Brazil; great-grandmother, Marlene William, Parowan, UT; aunts and uncles, Angela & Khris Parker, Bri & Chad Powell, both of Ephraim, UT; Tom & Alice Williams, Provo, UT; Michael & Debi Williams, Fort Collins, CO; Doran & Chaney Williams, Fort Wainwright, AK; Tyler Williams, Spring City, UT and 21 cousins.
A private family graveside services will be held Monday June 1, 2020 in the Ephraim Park Cemetery. Online condolences at

Ramona Lee Johnson Christensen

May 21st, 2020

10/24/1934 ~ 5/21/2020

Ramona and Don

 Together Again

Ramona Lee “Mona” Johnson Christensen peacefully departed this life on May 21, 2020. Mona was born on October 24,1934 in Ogden, Utah. She chose her parents, Karl and Zola Johnson, and was adopted in 1939. Mona was raised in Los Angeles until she was a teenager when they moved to Monroe, Utah. She graduated from South Sevier High School.

She met Don Ray at a dance while attending Snow College. He told her that he was making a cedar chest for his future wife. When he arrived at her Monroe home on Christmas 1954 with the cedar chest, my mom was so excited! They were married in the Manti Temple and together they had ten children: Mary (Joe) Taylor, Brigham; Dale (Mary), Arizona; Karl, Salt Lake, Paula (Robert) Brewer, Spring City; Fred (Linda), Alabama; DJ (Marilyn), Clearfield; McKay (Stacy), Texas; Eva (Roger) Thompson, Moroni; Mona (Mark) McCowen, Florida; Evan (Mary) Arizona. Read the rest of this entry »

Clark Everice Bronson

May 21st, 2020

3/10/1939 ~ 5/21/2020

Clark Everice Bronson, 81, born March 10, 1939 in Kamas, Utah, passed away at his home in Fairview, UT on May 21, 2020. His parents, Guy Everice Bronson and Lerean Fitzgerald Bronson preceded him in death. He married Pauline Joyce Turnbow on September 18, 1958 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Clark studied art at Art Instruction Schools and the University of Utah. Arnold Friberg was his finest teacher. Clark was a member of the National Sculpture Society, Society of Animal Artists, Northwest Rendezvous Group, Cowboy Hall of Fame and National Academy of Western Art. During his career, Clark received many recognitions and awards. His watercolor, oil and charcoal illustrations appeared on advertisements, magazine covers, Christmas cards, calendars, etc. In addition, he illustrated three books for Rand McNally, but perhaps Clark is best known for his bronze sculptures of birds and animals. Read the rest of this entry »

Tommy W. Tucker

May 18th, 2020

8/9/1935 ~ 5/18/2020

Tommy W. Tucker, 84 of Mt. Pleasant passed away May 18, 2020 in his home after a long battle with cancer. Tom was born August 9, 1935 in Boulder, Colorado, to Royal Winn and Carrie Tucker. Tom is survived by his daughter, Loralee (Kelly) Holden, daughter-in-law, Ally Tucker, 9 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, Royal Winn and Carrie Tucker, brother, Dennis Tucker, and sons Steve Tucker and Tony Tucker.
Tom was a graduate of Wasatch Academy where he later served for several years on the Board of Trustees. He was a devoted member of the Presbyterian Church and served in the air force. Read the rest of this entry »

Linda Webb Marsh

May 12th, 2020

5/27/1941 ~ 5/12/2020

Beloved wife, mother, and daughter, Linda Webb Marsh, 78, of Fountain Green, UT died on May 12, 2020 at the Central Valley Medical Center in Nephi, UT from illness complications.

Under the current circumstances, only a graveside service was allowed and was provided by Rasmussen Mortuary of Mt. Pleasant, UT. The service was held at the Fountain Green, UT cemetery on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 11:00am.

Linda was born in Lehi, UT on May 27, 1941, to Karl and Josephine Webb and was the third of six children.  A devout member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Linda married her sweetheart, Duane Marsh, in the Salt Lake City Temple on April 29, 1960. Read the rest of this entry »

Kipp Matthews

May 1st, 2020

7/27/1950 ~ 5/1/2020

Kipp Marvin Matthews passed away May 1, 2020 at his home in Mount Pleasant, UT. He was born July 27, 1950 in Midvale, UT to Don and Helen Rushton Matthews. Kipps brothers are Larry, Guy, Bard and Curtis Coy. He grew up as a farm boy in Midvale, UT. Graduated from Hillcrest High School. He worked for his father around the farm bailing hay for many years. He worked as a dental hygienist, and for Kennecott, then moved on to work for Sandy city water department Where he retired after 35 years of dedicated service.

He was married to Julie Coy with whom he had two children son Mason (Mina) and daughter Erin. He also helped raise Julie‘s daughter Andrea. Read the rest of this entry »

William James Yearsley

May 1st, 2020

6/13/1939 ~ 5/1/2020

William James “Jim” Yearsley passed away peacefully in his home with his loved ones near on May 1, 2020.

Jim was born June 13, 1939 in Rexburg, Idaho and was the oldest son of Waldo and Jessie Richardson Yearsley. His first home was a “line shack” on the north side of Mud Lake in Jefferson County, Idaho. After World War II, the family moved to southern California where he finished his schooling in the Bellflower school system. After graduating from Bellflower High School, he went on to Cerritos College in Norwalk, California.

Volunteer service has always been a big part of Jim’s life. During his elementary school years, he worked on paper drives for the Red Cross and March of Dimes. He was elected to student body offices during his junior high and high school years. Read the rest of this entry »

Gayla Nielsen Miyama

April 23rd, 2020

12/28/1949 ~ 4/23/2020

Gayla Nielsen Miyama was born December 28, 1949 to parents James Loyal Nielsen and Carolyn Stewart Nielsen in Payson, Utah. She grew up in Las Vegas where she met her sweetheart Bruce Alan Miyama. They were married on July 3, 1967, almost 53 years at the time of her passing. They were sealed for time and eternity in the Las Vegas, NV Temple on April 8, 2006. Gayla was very active in her church and served tirelessly in numerous callings. She loved the Las Vegas community and contributed and served throughout her life. She worked for the Clark County School District for over 20 years and also had her own catering business. She valued and cherished her family and faith above all. She was a dedicated and loyal daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend to everyone. Gayla is survived by her husband, Bruce Alan Miyama; son, Bruce Douglas Miyama; granddaughters, Ashlyn Marie Miyama and Shelby Elizabeth Miyama; daughter, Carolyn Christina Mares (Miyama); granddaughters, Lillian Hatsuko Russell and Sofia Aldina Mares. A memorial service in Las Vegas will be scheduled at a later date to be determined. Graveside services will be held Saturday May 2, 2020 in the Moroni City Cemetery under the care of Rasmussen Mortuary.