John David “Dave” Bratton

April 13th, 2016

8/7/1957 ~ 4/13/2016

BrattonJohnDavidCropJohn David “Dave” Bratton passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at his home in Ephraim Utah. Dave was born August 7th 1957 to Marion and Wilma Bratton in Cedar City Utah. Dave was a long time resident of Cedar City before moving his family to the small rural community of Alamo, Nevada. Dave was an avid fisherman, enjoyed spending his time on the lake and in the mountains with family and friends. Dave has three siblings Alan, Richard (Gloria) and Diane Bratton and is survived by his mother Wilma; his three siblings; children Jesse (Sheila) Bratton, Aubrey (Chris) Terrill, and Lisa Bratton and five grandchildren. Dave was preceded in death by his father Marion. Read the rest of this entry »

Mina Velores Peterson Seely

April 9th, 2016

8/26/1923 ~ 4/9/2016

SeelyVeloresCropVelores Seely was born on August 26th, 1923 and passed away peacefully on April 9th, 2016. Velores was born in Mount Pleasant as the youngest of four children to Wilford (Bill) K and Mina Syndergaard Peterson. She attended and graduated from North Sanpete High and Snow College. On April 21st, 1944 she married Cherron Ray Seely and together they had four boys: Edward Kay, Scott Lee, Stanton Cherron, and Tom Ray. She worked for Safeways and Ship Service in San Diego during World War II while Cherron was in the Navy. She later returned to Mount Pleasant to start a family and where she and Cherron had a successful turkey farm. Read the rest of this entry »

Robert Earl Ivory

April 7th, 2016

7/1/1938 ~ 4/7/2016

Robert Earl Ivory, 77 of Fountain Green, UT, passed away April 7, 2016. Father of Teresa Briggs, Ken Ivory, Roxanne Ivory. Graveside service will be held Saturday April 23, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. in the Fountain Green Cemetery under the care of Rasmussen Mortuary.

Beverly Eloise Johnson

March 23rd, 2016

3/24/1940 ~ 3/21/2016

JohnsonBeverlyCropOur loving mother and adored wife of 57 years, Beverly Eloise Johnson, passed away quietly in her home surrounded by family on March 21, 2016. She was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho on March 24, 1940.
Beverly grew up in Wenatchee, Washington where she met her eternal sweetheart, Jerry Everett Johnson, while he was serving a full time LDS mission. They married in the Idaho Falls Temple and raised a family of seven children in Orem, Utah. They later retired in Spring City.
Our mother loved life. She loved to dance and won several contests. She loved collecting dolls and anything that would bring a smile to anyone`s face. Read the rest of this entry »

Jill Abbey Kay Harper

March 23rd, 2016

July 14, 1973 ~ March 23, 2016

image2 MT. PLEASANT—Jill Abby Kay Harper, age 42, received her angel wings March 23, 2016. She was born July 14, 1973, to Harold and Karen Burton Harper, in Green River. Jill spent her life in Mt. Pleasant. She faced limitation and challenges, but always did her best show her love and concern for those around her. Jill enjoyed the simple things in life such as arts and crafts, flowers and baking cookies to share with others. Her favorite singer was Elvis and her favorite movie was Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She also spent many years as a thoughtful and patient caregiver for her mother. All who knew her will greatly miss her sweet smile and gentle spirit, but they rejoice knowing that she is now free to fulfill all her dreams in heaven. All who loved her will look forward to the blessing of meeting her again. Lavender and kisses, big hugs and wishes, We will miss you, but know you’re in the meadow of flowers where dreams come true. We love you Jill. She is survived by her mother, Karen Burton, Mt. Pleasant; brothers, Tim Harper and Russell Harper, both Price; Michael Harper, Mt. Pleasant; and Daniel Harper, South Jordan. She was preceded in death by her father, Harold Harper. Graveside service will be held Tuesday March 29, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in the Mt. Pleasant City Cemetery under the care of Rasmussen Mortuary.

Myrna Walker Thurgood

March 22nd, 2016

9/26/1939 ~ 3/21/2016

ThurgoodMyrnaOur sweet mother, Myrna Walker Thurgood, passed away of natural causes on March 21, 2016. She was born in Salt Lake City, Utah to A. Ross and Florence Walker September 26,1939.
Myrna had a wonderful childhood in which she loved playing softball, made life-long friends, and was spoiled by her daddy, culminating in a yellow convertible when she turned 16. She attended Granite High, where she met her future husband, Fred A. Thurgood, and together they had four children who adore her. They were later divorced.
Music was a huge part of Myrna’s life. There wasn’t a piece of music she didn’t like, and loved playing them all on her grand piano. Read the rest of this entry »

Darwin Fredrickson

March 20th, 2016

8/7/41 ~ 3/20/2016

FredricksonDarwinFrontCropDarwin Fredrickson – born August 7, 1941, passed away Mar. 20, 2016 peacefully with family by his side on Sunday afternoon at Heritage Hills Care Center, Nephi, UT. He was a father to two, Rick Fredrickson (Connie), Moroni; Mary Drewry (Doug), Modesto CA. He had 6 grandchildren and 8 great grand children. He was proceeded in death by four brothers, he has two living sisters. He lived in Mt. Pleasant for the past 25 years until June of 2015 when he was moved into the care facility, diagnosed with COPD which eventually took his life. Darwin worked at Moroni Processing for approximately 25 years when he retired in 2011. He will be dearly missed by family and friends, but we know he is in a better place with his parents and brothers. Read the rest of this entry »

Thomas Prince

March 20th, 2016

October 30, 1944 ~ March 20, 2016

ThomasPrinceFixedThomas Prince, 71 of Mt. Pleasant, UT passed away March 20, 2016 in Centerfield, UT. Friend to many. Graveside services will be held Friday April 1, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chester Cemetery with Military Rites under the care of Rasmussen Mortuary.

Sonya Diane Blackburn Beese

March 16th, 2016

1/22/1934 ~ 3/16/2016

BeeseSonya copySonya Diane Blackburn Beese was born on January 22, 1934 and passed peacefully on March 16, 2016. Sonya grew up in Santa Monica, California. While her childhood was a happy one, it was sometimes lonely being an only child, and her greatest desire was to have a home and a large family to fill it. She grew up and married the love her life Paul Beese, who like her, dreamt of a life filled with family and friends. While exploring areas to settle down, Paul and Sonya fell in love with the peaceful charm and lifestyle of the Ojai Valley. Read the rest of this entry »

Dorothy Orlene Overson “Christiansen” Christensen

March 7th, 2016

10/17/1931 ~ 3/8/2016

ChristensenOrleneDorothy Orlene Overson “Christiansen” Christensen, age 84, was called home to her Heavenly Father on March 6 from incidents due to age. She will be remembered for her quiet spirit and kindness to others. She is survived by her children, Maria Allan, Gary Christensen, Bruce (Cindy) Christiansen, David Christiansen, Sharon (John) Wilson, and Jeanne Rogers; 29 grandchildren and over 45 great-grandchildren; brothers Eugene and Rodger Overson; sister Jeanette Schwab. She is preceded in death by her husband, A Lloyd Christiansen; son, Andrew L Christiansen; two grandsons; her parents; and two brothers, Keith and Ralph Overson. Read the rest of this entry »