Ernie Roy Farris (SR)

January 17th, 2022

9/5/1952 ~ 12/26/2021

Ernie Roy Farris (SR), Ephraim, UT, Passed away unexpectedly with his son Ernie (JR) by his side in the early morning of December 26th 2021 at the age of 69. Ernie was born September 5th 1952 to Ernest Velosco and Jo Ann Fuller Velosco in Arizona. Ernest passed away in the Korean War when Ernie was a baby. Jo Ann later married Earl Roy Farris, he adopted Ernie (SR) when he was 2.
In the 1970s Ernie moved to Bakersfield, California and met Tami Gear they married and had one son Ernie Thomas Farris (JR) they later divorced. Ernie (SR) and his son Ernie (JR) moved to Sanpete County Utah in 1987, where Ernie became a well known Residential and Commercial painter in the valley. Read the rest of this entry »

Vickie Lee Shepherd

January 16th, 2022

1/23/1953 ~ 12/25/2021

Our kind and loving mother, Vickie Lee Shepherd 68, passed away on December 25th, 2021, at home in Upland, California. Heavenly Father chose His Son’s day to welcome her into His home. The last two years of her life she courageously battled cancer.  

Vickie was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on January 23rd, 1953. She was the daughter of Blaine and Elaine Shepherd. She grew up in Cottonwood Heights, Utah and attended Hillcrest, graduating from Brighton High School where she earned the opportunity to illustrate and paint the first Brighton Bengal mascot. This hung proudly on the gymnasium wall for many years.  After high school, she met Darmon Lee Jamison at Sperry Univac, where they both were employed. They were married August 23, 1973, and had five children during their nineteen years of marriage. Read the rest of this entry »

Lynette Madsen Clyde

January 14th, 2022

1/27/1933 ~ 1/14/2022

Lynette Madsen Clyde passed away after an eventful life on January 14, 2022 in Mt. Pleasant, UT. Nearly 91 years earlier, on January 27, 1931, she was born to Jay and Elmina Madsen in Anaconda, MT.
Her life was marked by tireless service, an intense love of learning, dedication to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and a passion for life. She leaves behind a remarkable legacy.
Lynette is the oldest of four children. They lived in Montana, St. George UT, and Ephraim UT before settling in Springville, UT.
Lynette grew up happy and busy in the “Art City”, where she was very involved in school and community activities, including drama, newspaper reporter, yearbook editor, Pep Club, Art Queen, and more. Read the rest of this entry »

Mary J. Mower Dyches

January 14th, 2022

8/11/1947 ~ 1/14/2022

Mary J. Mower Dyches, 74 passed away peacefully on January 14, 2022. She was born on August 11, 1947 in Ogden Utah. She was the daughter of Lee and Jean Mower of Fairview Utah. She married the love of her life Sheran (Jug) Dyches on September 10, 1965 in the Manti Temple.

Mary was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints and served in many callings. She worked as the lunch lady for the Spring City Elementary School for many years. Later in her life she worked at the Sanpete County Treasures office where she loved to help those in the county. She loved gardening, canning food from her garden, sewing, quilting, going for long drives with her husband and camping at Fairview Lakes with her family. She loved the holidays and spending time with her family. Her kids, grandkids and great grandkids were the light of her life. Read the rest of this entry »

Homer Workman

January 10th, 2022

03/09/1949 ~ 1/10/2022

Homer Dilts Workman of Fountain Green, Utah, passed away on January 10, 2022, after a brief illness. He was surrounded by his dear wife, Marla, and other loved ones. The oldest of seven children, he was born to Isaac Dilts Workman and Uneva Litster Workman on March 9, 1949 in Provo, Utah.

He graduated from Rancho High School in Las Vegas in 1967 and later served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Germany. He also served in the U.S. Army and National Guard. A skilled carpenter, Homer worked in construction for many years and enjoyed building furniture and other projects for himself and others. Read the rest of this entry »

Aaron LaMar Hamilton

January 7th, 2022

3/7/1930 ~ 12/17/2021

Sunland, California, Aaron LaMar Hamilton, age 91, died of natural causes on December 17, 2021, surrounded by his son David’s family at LaMar’s home in Sunland, California.  LaMar was born March 7, 1930, in Washington, Utah; son to Alvin Hamilton and Elva (Sproul) Hamilton.

LaMar graduated from North Sanpete High School, class of 1948.  At age 18, LaMar helped his father build a red brick home in Fairview Canyon.   After graduation LaMar worked at Zions National Park and afterward he attended Snow College.  Then LaMar served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Germany.  Afterward LaMar joined the US Army and worked in Counter Intelligence Corps.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jean Bushman Johnson

January 6th, 2022

1/2/1935 – 1/6/2022

Jean Bushman Johnson passed away at home peacefully on January 6, 2022.  She was born January 2, 1935 in Fairview, Utah to Jacob Denzil and Emily Billings Bushman and was raised in Fairview. She attended North Sanpete High School. While a senior in high school, she met Glen Johnson and they were married shortly after her graduation on June 19, 1953 in the Manti Temple. They lived on the ranch outside of Mt. Pleasant for some years, then moved into town making it easier for the kids to get to school, eventually moving back to the ranch. After Glen passed away, Jean moved to Fairview where she spent her remaining years.

Jean enjoyed raising her four children; Victor, Daphene, Deniece and Doreen, as well as taking in several Navajo children for various time periods during the LDS Church’s Indian Student Placement Program. Jean loved cooking and was especially known for “Jean’s Donuts” and Christmas candy. Read the rest of this entry »

Briggs MacRae Dorian-Lawrence

January 5th, 2022

4/30/2002 ~ 1/5/2022

Briggs MacRae Dorian-Lawrence died Wednesday, January 5, 2022.  He was 19 years old.  He came into this world at 11 lbs 8 ounces and left this world standing at 6’5”.

Briggs left home at 7:00 a.m. Wednesday morning en route to Center for Change.  Where he was excited to participate in outpatient treatment for his eating disorder.  At 7:40 a.m. in Spanish Fork Canyon (Utah) he drifted over the center line into oncoming traffic, colliding head on with a truck (auto truck trailer).  He died instantly.

Briggs was born on April 30, 2002 in Edmonds, Washington.  He and his mother moved to Lawrence, KS in 2007 (his father arrived soon after) where he attended Raintree Montessori School for seven plus years.  In 2015 he and his mother moved to Mount Pleasant, Utah where Briggs attended 8th grade at Wasatch Academy Middle School (WAMS). Read the rest of this entry »

Carol Day Doyle

January 5th, 2022

10/31/1945 ~ 1/5/2022

Carol Day Doyle, 76, born October 31,1945 passed away peacefully at her home January 5, 2022.
Funeral services will be held at Fairview City Fourth Ward church January 15th, at 1 PM, with visiting time before the service from 11:30 to 12:30.
Carol was an amazingly classy and loving person. She loved you just how you came. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. She had a close group of friends and a whole lot of family.
Carol was a graduate of North Sanpete High School. She worked for Easter Seals at the Sanpete County Bookmobile Library in Fairview and in more recent years at the Fairview Museum where many items were donated from her family. Read the rest of this entry »

Franklin Max Llewellyn

January 2nd, 2022

8/15/1935 ~ 1/2/2021

Franklin Max Llewellyn, died January 2, 2022 at the age of 86, at Covington Senior Living in Orem, Utah. Franklin was born to David Elmo Llewellyn and Phyllis Allred Llewellyn on August 15, 1935 in Mt. Pleasant, Utah. He was the oldest of five children, having four sisters: Jacqueline, Nancy, Virginia and Laura.
Frank’s family moved to Los Angeles during his elementary years. His high school years were divided between North Sanpete High in Utah and North Hollywood High in California. It was at North Sanpete High School that he met Barbara Clark. They were married in 1954 and their first home was an apartment in Sun Valley, California. In 1957 they purchased their first home in Sunland, California.
Most of his career was spent at Heath & Company; first as an electrical sign installer and then as the operations manager. Later he also worked as an operations manager at Young Electric Sign Company and Image National. He retired in 2002 and moved to Spring City, Utah. Read the rest of this entry »