EllaVee Gurine Hatch Turner

March 22nd, 2023

2/9/1928 ~ 3/23/2023

EllaVee Gurine Hatch Turner, after 95 wonderful years, has completed her earthly mission.  She returned into the arms of her husband, family and Savior on March 22, 2023.  She was surrounded by her family as she peacefully slipped away. 

She was a precious daughter of Sisson Jacob and Emma Rosetta DeLange Hatch of Koosharem, Utah. She was the youngest and last surviving member of twelve children. She grew up in a faithful, loving home in Koosharem, Utah and attended high school in Richfield.

She saw many changes during her life from indoor plumbing and electricity coming to her little town, to passing away with an Apple watch on her wrist. Read the rest of this entry »

Garry Frank Zubal

March 20th, 2023

7/26/1940 ~ 3/20/2023

Garry passed away peacefully at home after a long and valiant battle with cancer. He will be missed.

Garry Frank Zubal was born July 26, 1940 in La Veta, Colorado. Shortly after he moved to Dragerton , Utah where he stayed through school. After graduating from High school in Price he joined the Navy for 5 years. He was always very proud of his service in the Navy. After his release he became a draftsman for a company in Salt Lake City.
He met his current wife, Kathy Jo Woodbury Koyle and they were married January 3, 1992 in Reno, Nevada. He became the stepfather to three wonderful children that love him to pieces, Clay Koyle, and wife Robin, that live in Mt Pleasant, Christie Koyle Hardwick, and husband Scotty, that live in Spanish Fork, and James Koyle, and wife Shayanne, that live in Spring City. Read the rest of this entry »

Sheryl Ivory Draper

March 18th, 2023

3/26/1944 – 3/18/2023

Sheryl Ivory Draper cherished wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother passed away Saturday March 18, 2023 in Nephi Utah surrounded by family.

Sheryl was born March 26,1944 in Mt. Pleasant UT to Donna and Clair Ivory. She was raised in Fountain Green UT. She graduated from North Sanpete High School in 1962. Sheryl married Paul Draper December 30th 1961. Soon after they welcomed their first of three sons, Michael in August 1962 followed by Brent in November 1964 and Hal in August 1968.

Throughout her life she held many professional healthcare positions. Later in life she attended Salt Lake Community College and became a certified pharmacy technician. Sheryl was employed at LDS Hospital and retired in 1999. She returned to work at the Central Valley Medical Center in Nephi before officially retiring in 2003. Read the rest of this entry »

Susan Kay Parkinson Remington

March 16th, 2023

2/23/1946 ~ 3/16/2023

On March 16, 2023, I, Susan Kay Parkinson Remington passed away returning to the arms of my Heavenly Father, family and friends I’ve sorely missed. It will be a joyful and happy reunion with my beloved family members who have gone before me. What a glorious and happy event it will be.

I was born February 23, 1946 to Doris and Harold Ambler in Ogden, Utah. They were divorced. My mother later married Lee K. Parkinson and that union became an Eternal one for our family when we were sealed in the Temple of the Lord. Lee adopted all four of the children Doris had. I loved both of my fathers.

I am survived by my husband Garry R. Remington, one step-son, Ryan (Sheri) Remington, Vernal, UT, two step-daughters, Jori (Steve) Cook, Mesquite, NV and Natalie Remington, Layton, UT. I was blessed with 15 wonderful grandchildren and 15 precious great-grandchildren. The joy of having children of my own was denied me in this life but I know I will be able to more than make up for it in my life to come. Read the rest of this entry »

Allan Leon Beck

March 14th, 2023

4/28/1933 ~ 3/14/2023

Allan Leon Beck, 89, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, passed away peacefully on March 14, 2023, at his home in Orem, Utah, surrounded by his family just short of his 90th birthday. Allan was born on April 28, 1933, to Earl Hafen Beck and Ruth Olsen Beck in Mt. Pleasant, Utah. He was one of five children, Earl Duane (passed at birth), Allan, Eldon, Earlene and Ruth Ann.

He grew up in Indianola, Utah, and was always very active and loved spending time outdoors, hunting, fishing, and playing football, basketball and track. He graduated from North Sanpete High School in 1951, and afterwards attended the University of Utah in 1952. He served in the Utah National Guard and the U.S. Army Reserve, spending time overseas in Taiwan. Allan was very proud to be a Veteran and had a great love for our nation’s flag. Read the rest of this entry »

Karen L. Kelly

March 14th, 2023

10/7/1958 ~ 1/12/2023

Karen L. Kelly, 64 of San Antonio, TX, passed away January 12, 2023, unexpectedly at home surrounded by family. Born October 7, 1958, to Ann & Dwain Christensen in Sonora, CA.

Karen loved animals, helping people in need, and most of all her family. Karen did foster care for over 8 years helping problem teen girls. She ran an Auto Body shop out of her garage and showed all us girls how to work on cars. She was also a CNA for many years working in Nursing Homes. She later got her Medial Assistant/Phlebotomy license. She also practiced Reiki. Read the rest of this entry »

Merlin L Wilson

March 12th, 2023

4/22/1938 ~ 3/12/2023

Merlin L Wilson passed away peacefully at home March 12, 2023. He is survived by six of his seven sons, Danny (Jana), Kenneth (Tammy), Steven (Lisa), Rick (Jamie), Michael (LeAnna), and Jason (Nicole); as well as his sister, LaRita Torrens. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Georgia Rae Zimmerman, his father, Ronald, mother, Hattie, his brother, Ray, and his son, Ronald Howard, Ronald’s wife, Jenancy, and their daughter, Pricilla.
Merlin was born on April 22, 1938, in Provo, Utah. He grew up in Provo and learned to work hard on the family farm. He met his sweetheart, Georgia, when he was just 20 years old, and after a short courtship they were sealed in the Salt Lake City Temple. They loved their 7 sons immensely and worked and sacrificed to give them a happy and secure life. They started their life together in Provo, and raised their family primarily in Provo, Orem and Pleasant Grove. They moved to Sanpete County in 2004, and lived in Ephraim, Mayfield, and the last 13 years in Fountain Green. Merlin worked for over 45 years as a mechanic and was highly respected and sought-after for his skills and knowhow. He loved to sing and would break into song at any time, usually some old country song, and remembered every word of many. He had a wonderful deep, bass voice. Merlin was committed to the gospel of Jesus Christ and was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving in several different callings. He missed Georgia deeply since her passing in 2021, and we are sure of their joyful reunion in the spirit world. He will be dearly missed by his family and all who knew him.
Funeral services will be held Friday March 17, 2023 at 11:00 am in the Fountain Green 2nd Ward Chapel (151 S 200 W). Viewing prior to services from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Interment in the Fountain Green City Cemetery.

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Paula Ann Shelton

March 3rd, 2023

7/26/1969 ~ 3/3/2023

Paula Ann Shelton, 53, passed away on March 3rd, 2023 in Mt. Pleasant, UT.

She was born July 26,1969, in Murray, Utah to Ray Watson Sorensen and Helen Irene Marx.

Paula is survived by her daughter, Kindra Leigh Shelton; son, Dale Ray Shelton; mother Helen Sorensen; brother, Ronald (Patti) Sorensen. She was preceded in death by her father, Ray Watson Sorensen and by her brother, Alan Ray Sorensen.

Graveside services will be held at a later date.

Jeffery Elliott Cox

March 2nd, 2023

8/20/1963 ~ 03/02/2023

Jeffery Elliott Cox passed away unexpectedly while on a business trip in Denver, Colorado. Jeff was born on August 20, 1963 in Mt. Pleasant, Utah to Jeffery J. & Yvonne Grover Cox. Jeff graduated from North Sanpete High School and Utah State University where he received a B.S. in Business Information Systems.

Jeff was a kind, gentle soul who loved kids, snowmobiling, four-wheeling, fishing, camping and good food. He had a broad range of friends and acquaintances who respected and loved him. Jeff had a special relationship with his Grandpa Elliott Cox and spent hours working, fishing and visiting with him. Read the rest of this entry »

Margene Myrtle Johnston

February 28th, 2023

5/4/1944 ~ 2/28/2023

Margene Myrtle Johnston our loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great grandmother passed away February 28, 2023. She was born to Edmund Arden Thomas and Tranquilla Brown May 4th, 1944 in Springville, UT. She was baptized a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day saints and graduated from Seminary and Springville High School in 1962.

She married Frank Roberts in 1964 and had two children. She later divorced and found the love of her life Rodney M. Johnston and was married September 25, 1971. She gained four step children, then had three more with Rodney for a grand total of nine beautiful children to love. Rod and Margene worked hard to provide for their kids and taught them the value of hard work, to laugh together, and to go fishing as much as possible. Read the rest of this entry »