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Russell 'Lonnie' Meek

Russell "Lonnie" Meek, 97, passed away May 5, 2001 at his home in Vernal. He was born Sept. 25, 1903 in Oklahoma City, Okla., a son of David Elonzo and Mary Elizabeth Meek. Lonnie married Minni Doreen Camp on April 2, 1926 in Laredo, Texas. 
He was a charter member of the Vernal Christian Church and served as a deacon for many years. He had a great love for fishing, hunting and the great outdoors and spending time with his family. He was "granddad" to many. 
Lonnie and Minnie moved to Vernal from Craig, Colo., after he retired in 1978 from the maintenance division of the County Highway Department. 
He is survived by five children, Mary (Ken) Smith, Vernal; Russell (Jan) Meek, Grants Pass, Ore.; Bill (Sally) Meek, Yampa, Colo.; Lonnie (Barbara) Meek, Vernal; Lewis Meek, McAllen, Texas; brother, Ilo Meek; 17 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; son-in-law, Aubrey "Bake" Baker; two sisters, Margaret and Mary; three brothers, Virgil, Everett and Gene; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 10 at 11 a.m. in the Vernal Christian Church. Friends may call at Thomson-Blackburn Vernal Mortuary Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and on Thursday at the mortuary from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. prior to the services. 
Burial will be in the Vernal Memorial Park under the direction of Thomson-Blackburn Vernal Mortuary. 
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Vernal Christian Church. 

Virginia Schreivogel

Virginia Thresa Schreivogel, 80 passed away May 7, 2001 in Fruita, Colo. She was born Feb. 27, 1921 in Harman County, Okla., a daughter of Jack and Mable Ethridge Campo. She married Lavon Bright in 1946. They later divorced. She married Herbert Schreivogel. He died in November 1971. 
Virginia worked at a floral shop in Oklahoma and was an office worker for Baker Well Service. She enjoyed mingling with people, fishing, hunting and being in the outdoors.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Suzanne Page; both parents; and three sisters.
Virginia is survived by her brother-in-law, Cecil Baker, Rangely, Colo.; nephew, Derryle (Sue) Baker, Rangely; Burt (Joyce) Key, Rangely; many great-nieces and nephews. 
Graveside services will be held Saturday, May 12, at 10 a.m. in the Dinosaur Cemetery. Friends may call at Thomson-Blackburn Vernal Mortuary Friday afternoon. 
Services are under the direction of Thomson-Blackburn Vernal Mortuary.

Mamie Slaugh

Mamie Idella Rooks Slaugh, 92, passed away May 1, 2001 at Ashley Valley Medical Center in Vernal. She was born Oct. 26, 1908 in Marianna, Fla., a daughter of Archie B. and Mary Belle Leigh Rooks. Mamie was the oldest of eight children. She married William H. Slaugh on Nov. 16, 1926 in Vernal. Their marriage was solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple one week later. 
Mamie was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She loved being with family and friends and visiting with all people. She greatly enjoyed music and could still play her favorites on the piano. Some of Mamie's favorite past times were playing cards, raising bummer lambs, cooking, traveling and dancing. Her favorite place to go eat was Polar King. She was such a regular customer that when they saw her pull up, they would automatically start cooking her order. 
She is survived by her brother, Farrell (Curley) Rooks, Casper, Wyo.; children, Dale W. Slaugh, Vernal; Dr. Gary C. Slaugh, Ogden; Ann Johnson, Ogden; Maurine Rowley, Littleton, Colo.; 13 grandchildren; and 38 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held May 5 in the Glines 3rd Ward Chapel with Bishop Craig Monsen conducting.
Gordon Russell offered the family prayer with prelude and postlude music played by Mary Schaefermeyer. 
Don W. Rowley gave the invocation. 
Speakers were Leo Jorgensen and Garth Atwood with closing remarks offered by Bishop Monsen.
Denice Allen, accompanied by Janet Nelson, sang "Your Mother and Mine," and "How Great Thou Art;" and Michael Schaefermeyer, Suzanne Orton, Ray Spendlove, Deb Chatham, accompanied by Mary Schaefermeyer, sang "Abide With Me."
David Rowley gave the benediction and Bishop Gary Taylor dedicated the grave.
Pallbearers were Jim Slaugh, Brent Slaugh, Rich Zvonkovic, Mike Slaugh, Beau Hacking, David Johnson and Leo Rooks. 
Interment was in the Vernal Memorial Park under the direction of Thomson-Blackburn Vernal Mortuary with compassionate services offered by the Glines 3rd Ward Relief Society.

Donna Marie Smith

Funeral services for Donna Marie Dawson Smith, born August 8, 1930 and died April 30, 2001, were held Thursday, May 3 2001 in the Henefer 2nd Ward Chapel with Scott Richins conducting.
Jeff Smith (son) offered the family prayer with prelude and postlude music played by Arvilla R. Fawcett. 
Keith Smith (son) gave the invocation. 
Speakers were Kenneth Dawson, brother, and Rhonda Woolsey, daughter. 
Robin Judd, Zane DeWeese and Nachele Sargent sang a vocal medley and "Love At Home."
Whitney Smith, granddaughter, read a poem. 
Garth Smith, nephew, offered closing remarks and Jestin Smith, grandson, dedicated the grave.
Pallbearers were Jestin Smith, Jared Smith, Cody Smith, Brandon Smith, Darrick Smith and Grant Smith. 
Interment was in the Henefer Cemetery under the direction of Thomson Blackburn Vernal Mortuary with compassionate services offered by the Henefer 2nd Ward Relief Society.

Ada Curtis

Ada Belle Jenkins Curtis, 92, our wonderful mother and Nana, beautifully and peacefully slipped the bonds of mortality to join the family she has long loved and awaited. She left her surviving family with a great legacy of love. She is and will be remembered always as our loving mother, Nana, NanaGreat and grandmother. She succumbed to the ravages of osteoporosis and causes incident to age. She endured with dignity the trial of pain and suffering her Father in Heaven chose for her during the past few months of her life. 
Her life has spanned nearly a century. She was born Oct. 6, 1908 in Vernal, the fourth of 11 children to Samuel Archie Jenkins and Tina Lucretia McCurdy. She married her eternal sweetheart, Carl Andrew Curtis on June 15, 1926 in the Salt Lake Temple. 
She was a member of the LDS Church and was a great contributor to the Bingham Canyon and Copperton wards, as well as the West Jordan Stake. Throughout the years she served in the Relief Society and Primary. She and her husband were called and faithfully served a mission in the West Jordan Stake. More recently she has been an adopted and well-loved member of the Hunter 10th Ward. She has a strong testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ and knows that her Redeemer lives. 
She was a resident of Bingham Canyon from 1926 to 1941 and a resident of Copperton for 58 years. She was affiliated with the Bingham Canyon Women's Civic Club and the Copperton Study Guild, serving in many leadership capacities and brought to fruition much good through community service. She enjoyed the sweet association of the Bingham Canyon Lions Club through her husband's membership. 
She endured the last few months of her life with dignity, grace and kindness, which were her attributes to the end of her earthly mission. She has now completed the work she was sent forth to do. 
She is preceded in death by her husband; parents; sisters, Laura, Bessie, Cora, Christine, Lola, Dora and Lydia; brothers, Lee, Edward and Dee. 
Ada is survived by her children, Patricia (Keith) Shosted, West Valley City, and Gary (Deanne) Curtis, Copperton; her grandchildren, Craig (Marfy), Erick (Shelly) and Ryan Shosted, Lisa A. (Jason) Smith, Todd, Andrew and Aaron (Emile) Curtis; great-grandchildren, Christopher Luis, Wyatt Keith and Curtis Erik Shosted and Nicole Elise Smith; sisters-in-law, Lois Mortensen, Clara Jenkins, Beth Jenkins and Thelma Jenkins; and many loving nieces and nephews. 
She has touched the lives of four generations and will be lovingly remembered and missed by all who knew and loved her. Goodbye until we meet again. We love you and will miss you. 
Funeral services were May 5 in the Copperton Ward Chapel. 
Interment was in the Valley View Memorial Park. 

Harold H. Alexander

Funeral services for Harold H. "Alex" Alexander, born July 7, 1917 and died April 25, 2001, were held Saturday, April 28, 2001 in the Thomson Blackburn Vernal Mortuary with Bob Alexander conducting. 
Rob Alexander offered the family prayer with prelude and postlude music played by Brittnay Alexander. 
Sean Alexander gave the invocation. 
Speakers were Bob Alexander and Janet Alexander McConkie.
The congregation, accompanied by Brittnay Alexander, sang "I Know That My Redeemer Lives," "Families Can Be Together," and "O My Father."
Ryan Alexander gave the benediction and Bob Alexander dedicated the grave.
Pallbearers were Rob Alexander, Ryan Alexander, Charlie McConkie, Sean Alexander, Dale Ralph and Jay Alexander. 
Honorary pallbearers were Kristopher Alexander, George Alexander, Jim Calder, Glen McConkie and Tom Alexander. 
Interment was in the Vernal Memorial Park with military honors by the American Legion. 
Services were under the direction of Thomson-Blackburn Vernal Mortuary with compassionate services offered by the Jean McKenzie and Jay Alexander families.

Elinor 'Billy' Ross

Elinor Labrum "Billy" Ross, 59, passed away May 9, 2000 in Hancock Cove. She was born Sept. 27, 1940 in Lapoint, a daughter of Harden and Gladys Rasmussen Labrum. Billy married Gib Ross, and they later divorced. She had a special friend, Ronald Stewart. 
Billy was a homemaker and seamstress. She enjoyed canning, gardening and her roses; she loved to quilt and sewed numerous western shirts for her sons and grandsons. Her quilts were a real work of art. Billy was a very talented woman. She could always make you laugh with a joke. She is a special woman and will be missed. Love ya, Mom.
Billy was preceded in death by a daughter, Roberta Ann Ross; mother and father, Harden and Gladys Labrum; brother, Val D Labrum. 
She is survived by special friend, Ronald Stewart; children, Geo Ross, Vernal; Gordon Ross, Roosevelt; Jarie (Clark) Slaugh, Vernal; Tina Ross, Vernal; RaNae (Robb) Blake, Lapoint; nine grandchildren; sister, Cleo Murray; brothers, Louis (Judy) Labrum; John (Elaine) Laburm; nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services were Friday, May 12 in the Glines 3rd LDS Ward Chapel with Bishop J. Michael Schafermeyer conducting. 
Geo Ross offered the family prayer with prelude and postlude music played by Mary Schafermeyer. 
Bishop Schafermeyer gave the invocation. 
Dorothy Luck and Duan DeJournette, accompanied by Tex Ross, sang "Home On The Range," "Peace In The Valley," and "Red River Valley;" and Burt Parker, accompanied by Gib and Tex Ross, sang "Silver Wings."
Speakers were Kent Ross and Kathy Jo Keloger. Louise Cannon read a poem, "I'm Home In Heaven."
Jay Slaugh gave the benediction and Bishop Schafermeyer offered closing remarks and dedicated the grave.
Pallbearers were Geo Ross, Clark Slaugh, Shad Ross, Gordon Ross, Rob Blake and Rico Aguilar. 
Honorary pallbearers were grandsons, Blake Slaugh and Brandon Ross.
Interment was in the Avalon Cemetery. 
Funeral services were under the direction of Thomson-Blackburn Vernal Mortuary with compassionate services offered by the Glines 3rd Ward Relief Society and Judy Labrum.

Allen R. Merkley

Allen Reynolds Merkley, 58, passed away May 10, 2000 in Vernal. He was born April 14, 1942 in Roosevelt, a son of Lyman Bart and Deon Reynolds Merkley. He married Mary Jean Perry in 1964 and they later divorced. He married Ethel Morris in 1969 and they divorced. 
Allen served in the U.S. Marine Corp. He was a skilled model builder who loved to work with his hands. He was an avid fisherman and outdoors man. He worked in the oil fields in Kuwait and also the north slope of Alaska where he loved to fish and hunt. He helped his brother, Miles, build a cedar canoe where they spent time together enjoying fishing.
He is survived by his sons, Allen Chad (Linda) Merkley, Bluffdale; Michael Allen (Amanda) Merkley, Hulett, Wyo.; and Elder Steven Miles Merkley, serving in the Philadelphia, Pa., mission; mother, Deon Merkley; brother, Dwight (Julie) Merkley, Vernal; sister, Kathleen (Ralph) Allen, West Valley City; two grandchildren, Nathan and Allyssa. 
Allen was preceded in death by his father, Lyman Bart Merkley; brothers, Royce Lyman and Miles Dee Merkley. 
Funeral services were held Saturday, May 13 in the Thomson-Blackburn Vernal Mortuary. 
Dwight Merkley, brother, offered the family prayer with prelude and postlude music played by Laura Hacking. 
Amanda Merkley, daughter-in-law, gave the invocation. 
Speaker was Michael Merkley, son. 
Denice Allen sang "Wind Beneath My Wings;" and Daun DeJournette sang "Spring Time In The Rockies."
Dean Merkley, uncle, read a poem. 
Michael Merkley, son, gave the benediction and Chad Merkley, son, dedicated the grave.
Pallbearers were Chad Merkley, Dwight Merkley, Christopher Allen, Michael Merkley, Ralph Allen and Brent Holding. 
Honorary pallbearer was Elder Steven Merkley. 
Interment was in the Vernal Memorial Park with military honors provided by American Legion. 
Funeral services were under the direction of Thomson-Blackburn Vernal Mortuary with compassionate services offered by the Vernal 3rd Ward Relief Society.

J. Larry Bradfield

John Larry Bradfield, 61, of Vernal, died May 14, 2000 in Provo. Larry was born on March 16, 1939 in Delta, to Delbert Bradfield and Doris Wagemen. He married Doris Christensen in Fallon, Nev., in 1973. 
Larry was a very devoted husband who enjoyed learning everything he could, even after he lost his sight. He attended a school for the blind in Salt Lake City, and was a peer counselor for the blind in Vernal. Larry was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served as a radioman in Hawaii. He had worked for ARCO mining in Carson, Nev., and had owned a pet shop in Reno, Nev. Larry loved all animals and could make any animal his friend.
Larry is survived by his wife, Doris, of Vernal; two sons, Derek Bradfield, Houston, Texas; and Justin Bradfield, Provo; three step-children: Doug Gourdin, Vernal; Debbie Crow, Springfield, Tenn.; and Marty Walker, Vernal. Larry is also survived by three grandchildren, eight step grandchildren; and two step great-grandchildren; his parents, Delbert Bradford, and Doris Wageman; one brother, Delbert James Bradfield of Montana; half-brothers, Randy Wageman, Rodger Wageman, Tracy Wageman and Kevin Wageman.
He was preceded in death by half-brother, Shane. 
Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 20 at 11 a.m. at the Hullinger-Jolley Funeral Home. Friends may call on Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. 
Interment will be in the Vernal Memorial Park with military honors under direction of the Hullinger-Jolley Funeral Home.

Earl B. Hunting

Earl Brandon Hunting, 80, passed away May 12, 2000 in Vernal. He was born August 8, 1920 to Earl and Phillis Williams Hunting in Naples. He graduated from Uintah in 1939 and worked in the timber with his father and brothers until he joined the Army in 1942. he served in the Army during WWII and spent 18 months in active duty in the Pacific being discharged in 1946. 
He graduated from the LDS Institute of Religion with Honors and the University of Utah and earned two master degrees. He served an LDS mission to the New England states. He worked in the science research lab at UCLA in California for several years before returning to Vernal. Brandon married Virginia Butler on Dec. 9, 1955 in Salt Lake City
They were the parents of five children. They later divorced and he married Shirley Locke Perkins on July 27, 1979 in Provo. She preceded him in death in 1982. 
He is survived by his daughters, Sarah Ann Iverson, Salt Lake City; Debra Jean (Jess) White, Riverdale; Jennifer Lee (Bobby) Steele, Provo; Amy (Brian) Davis; son, Fred Hunting, Los Angeles, Calif.; nine grandchildren; brothers, Max Hunting, Lehi; Ray Hunting, Oran Hunting, Dell Hunting, and Allen Hunting, and a sister, Minnie Schultes, all of Vernal.
Graveside services were held Monday, May 15, at 2 p.m. in the Maeser Fairview Cemetery with military honors given by the American Legion.
Bishop Rulon Ewell conducted the services and Fred Hunting offered the family prayer at the mortuary. 
Services were under the direction of Thomson-Blackburn Vernal Mortuary. 

Max B. Woolley

Our beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, Max B. Woolley, 69, passed away May 12, 2000 at his home with loved ones at his side after a valiant fight with cancer. Max was born Nov. 25, 1930 in Salt Lake City, the son of Howard B. and Ona Billings Woolley. He married Elaine Taylor May 1, 1951 in Lapoint. They were later sealed in the Salt Lake Temple. Max was a member of the Vernal 3rd Ward.
Max served in the Marine Corp during the Korean War, and was later a longtime member of the American Lagion. He owned Woolley's Texaco for many years, and later retired from Questar Pipeline. Max also served for 38 years with the Vernal City/Uintah County Fire Department. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing with his friends, working in his yard, sitting on his porch, and being with his family and many friends who will miss him dearly. 
Max is survived by his wife, Elaine, of Vernal; daughters, Debbie McComb, Portland, Ore.; Mitzi (Bud) Barnes, Vernal; son, Howard (Sue Anne) Woolley, Vernal. He is also survived by seven grandchildren; Brett (Heather) Barnes, Logan; Russell (financee, Megan Hanberg) Barnes, Katie Barnes, all of Vernal; Bart Woolley, Jason Woolley, McKenzie Woolley and Morgan Woolley, all of Vernal; and a special friend, Don Read, Portland. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Myra Woolley Lunt; and granddaughter, Kimberly Barnes. 
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, May 16 in the Vernal 3rd Ward LDS Chapel. Interment will be in the Vernal Memorial Park with full military honors provided by American Legion under the direction of Thomson-Blackburn Vernal Mortuary. 
Many thanks to Hospice of the Basin (Sandy Morton and Jan Roberts) who cared for Max and made his last days more comfortable. 

Lonnie E. Alford Jr.

Lonnie Erwin Alford Jr., 68, husband, father and grandfather, passed away May 12, 2000 at the Ashley Valley Medical Center. He was born March 18, 1932, in Chandler, Okla., to Lon Alford and Louie Sallie Harris. He married Virginia Marcina on July 1, 1961 in Rock Springs, Wyo.
Lonnie was an oil field salesman for the Nation Supply Co., and retired after 31 years. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and was a member of the Masonic Ashley Lodge No. 28, F.&A.M. as a junior deacon.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Otis; two sisters, Aleta and Faye. 
He is survived by his wife, Virginia; one son, Larry Alford, Vernal; two daughters, Judy (Sam) Arbgast, McCloud, Okla.; Lisa (Louis) Jackson, Seminole, Okla.; six grandchildren; and one sister, Lavonne, Chandler, Okla.
Funeral services will be held Friday, May 19, 2000 at 11 a.m. in the Vernal Masonic Ashley Lodge No. 28, 166 South 100 West, Vernal. 
Friends may call Thursday, May 18 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday, May 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Thomson-Blackburn Vernal Mortuary, 15 East 100 North, prior to services at the lodge. 
Interment will be in the Maeser Fairview Cemetery with full military honors, under the direction of Thomson-Blackburn Vernal Mortuary. 

Clifford L. Massey

Funeral services for Clifford Lewis Massey, born May 5, 1931 and died May 6, 2000, were held Wednesday, May 10 in Thomson-Blackburn Vernal Mortuary with Jim Drollinger conducting. 
Daun DeJournette and Ron Walker played prelude and postlude music. 
Renee Chamberlain offered the opening prayer. 
Speakers were Jim Drollinger and Lloyd Winward. 
Ron Walker, accompanied by Daun DeJournette, sang "Welcome To My World;" and Walker and DeJournette sang a duet, "Precious Memories."
R'Mon Chamberlain offered a closing prayer and Daryl Lance dedicated the grave.
Pallbearers were Don Johnson, Rusty Richards, Kevin Rieley, Greg Hackford, Bill Massey and R'Mon Chamberlain. 
Honorary pallbearers were Cary Wall, Butch Boren, Don Allred, Tom Anderson, Jack Allred and Tyler Vandwark.
Interment was in the Maeser Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Thomson-Blackburn Vernal Mortuary. 

Elyse D. Hampton

Elyse D. Hampton, 81, passed away in Vernal, on May 11, 2000. She was born June 13, 1918 in Rebecca Ga., a daughter of Taylor and Alice Pate Townsend. Elyse married Joseph Hampton. He passed away April 12, 1976. 
Elyse retired from Keebler, where she worked as a relief supervisor. 
She is survived by daughter, Mary Ann (Terry) Boren, Vernal; Joseph Richard Hampton, Macon, Ga.; Dewight Taylor Hampton, Vernal; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sisters, Lois Rhodes, Rebecca; Mary Lou Stephens, Cordele, Ga.; Elnita Pitts, Funadena Beach, Fla; Sarah Swenson, Amelia Island, Fla.
She was preceded in death by parents, Taylor and Alice Townsend; husband, Joseph Hampton; brothers, Tiney Townsend, Jack Townsend, Jack Townsend, Buddy Townsend; and two children, granddaughter, Sherry Bake; grandchild, Heather.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 17 in Waterloo, Ga. Interment will be in the Waterloo Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Thomson-Blackburn Vernal Morutary and Albritton-Beaumont Funeral Directors of Tifton, Ga.

James H. Baker

James Harold Baker, 73, passed away on May 12, 2000 at the Uintah Care Center. He was born Feb. 24, 1927 in Taft, Calif., a son of Willis and Vera Tinnerman Baker. He married Fern I. Nickson on March 27, 1948 in Taft, Calif.
He retired from repairs of Oilfield Safety Equipment as owning his own business. He loved to go camping, fishing and golfing. James was a member of the Elks Club. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and will be truly missed. 
He is survived by wife, Fern Baker of Vernal; son, George Baker, Boulder, Colo., daughters, Kathy Martins, Upton, Wyo., Cindy Garner, Vernal; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 
Private family service was held on Tuesday, May 16 at 3 p.m. in the Thomson-Blackburn Vernal Mortuary. 
Disposition was by cremation. 
Services were under the direction of Thomson-Blackburn Vernal Mortuary. 

Clark V. Nelson

Clark Valentine Nelson, 90, died Nov. 5, 2000 at his home in Vernal. He was born Jan. 4, 1910 in Salt Lake City, a son of Fred P. and Josephine Valentine Nelson. He married Helen Marie Waters on Oct. 17, 1937 in Arcadia, Calif. They have been married for 60 years.
Clark retired from being a telephone technician at Western Electrical and Pacific Bell. He was a member of the Elks and the Communication Workers of America (CWA). 
Clark loved being with his family and was a loving husband and devoted father, grandfather and great-grandfather. 
He is survived by daughters, Sharon (Ed) Barrett, Pratt, Kan., Lucy (Tom) Nemec, Vernal; Jeri (Dan) Marsh, Penryn, Calif.; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. 
He was proceded in death by wife, Helen; and sister, Virginia Hendricks. 
Graveside services will be held Thursday, Nov. 9, 2000 at 11 a.m. in the Maeser Fairview Cemetery. Friends may meet at the Maeser Fairview Cemetery for the services.
Services are under the direction of Thomson-Blackburn Vernal Mortuary. 

Donald W. Crowther

Funeral services for Donald Wayne Crowther, born Sept. 22, 1977 and died Oct. 27, 2000, were held Wednesday, Nov. 1 in the Vernal 8th LDS Ward Chapel with Bishop Claye Robb conducting. 
David Crowther offered the family prayer with prelude and postlude music played by Sue Migliori. 
Karl Stucki gave the invocation and Frank Crowther read the obituary.
The congregation, led by chorister Penny Sam and organist Sue Migliori, sang "Jesus Lover Of My Soul."
Speakers were George Bingham and Ivan Sadlier with closing remarks offered by Bishop Robb. 
Carol Beede and Merydith White, accompanied by Danielle Timothy, sang a musical medley and the congregation sang "The Spirit Of God."
Kevin Sadlier gave the benediction and Frank Crowther dedicated the grave.
Pallbearers were James Crowther, Kevin Sadlier, Cpl. Adisano, Cpl. Davis, Paul Crowther, Colin Sadlier, Cpl. Odjimer and Dwayne Davies. 
Honorary pallbearers were Karl Stucki, Chase Hall, Ren Johnson, Jeremiah Johnson, David Critton, Jeff Cranney, Kevin Crowther, Wes Richens and SSG Jim Merchant. 
Interment was in the Vernal Memorial Park with military honors presented by the United States Marine Corp. 
Services were under the direction of Thomson-Blackburn Vernal Mortuary with compassionate services offered by the Vernal 8th Ward Relief Society. 

Genevieve Tinker

Our beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Sister and friend, Genevieve Lillian Jarman Tinker, passed away peacefully at home following a lengthy illness on Tuesday, November 6, 2001, at the age of 79.
She was born on September 14, 1922 in Wilson, Uintah County, Utah, the daughter of Franklin Larsen Jarman and Nanna Vilate Wall Jarman. She married John Tinker on January 22, 1944 in Green River, Wyoming. 
Jennie is a member of the Manila LDS Ward and has served faithfully in many positions. She sacrificed her own wants and desires to provide love and care for her family. She shared her musical talents with the community by teaching many of the children piano lessons. She loved her vegetable garden and spent many hours planting, harvesting and canning. She and John never missed a chance to welcome anyone at their dinner table. She touched the hearts of all who knew her, and was the finest example of selfless service and Christ like love.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Ward Jarman, son John Gale Tinker and daughter-in-law, Linda Sue Jamieson Tinker.
Survivors include her husband, John, of Manila, two sons, Glen Tinker (Betty), Bryan Tinker (Chris), two daughers, Luann Robinson (Tim), Lesa Asay (Randal), all of Manila, 17 grand children and 13 great-grandchildren. Two brothers, Gran Jarman (Ina Rae), of Burley, Idaho, Clyde Jarman (Carolyn), of Salt Lake City, Utah, two sisters, Esther Wilson (Ira), of Burley, Idaho, Elsie Marie Wilson (Jesse), of Lava Hot Springs, Idaho, sister-in-law, Gladys Jarman, of Vernal, Utah and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at the Manila Ward Chapel on Saturday, November 10, 2001 at 12:00 noon, with Bishop Ross Catron officiating. 
Burial will be in the Manila Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday evening, November 9, at Fox Funeral Home, 2800 Commercial Way in Rock Springs, Wyoming or Saturday, November 10 from 10:00 am until service time at the Manila LDS Ward.

Joseph Postma

Joseph Postma, 89, passed away Oct. 7, 2001 in Roosevelt from pneumonia. He was born Sept. 9, 1912 in Grand Rapids, Mich., a son of John and Nellie Boelins Postma. He married Genevieve Ainge on August 10, 1946 in Cheyenne, Wyo. Joseph worked as a miner at the American Gilsonite in Bonanza. He served in World War II in the 501st Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, where he received D-Day and Purple Heart medals along with an honorable discharge.
He was preceded in death by his wife Genevieve; son Joseph E. "Smokey" and parents.
He is survived by his children, Jennifer (Ralph) Jenkins; Zale Mecham; William "Bill" (Lisa) Postma; Susan "Jill" Postma; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Naples 1st LDS Ward Chapel. Burial was in the Vernal Memorial Park under the direction of Thomson-Blackburn Vernal Mortuary.

Donna Winward Hiatt

Donna Rae Winward Hiatt, 31, a very special, generous, kind angel left her brain tumor weakened body on Oct. 28, 2001 in Ephrata, Wash.
She was born on Aug. 13, 1970 in Salt Lake City to Robert and Diana Winward.
She grew up in Hunter and Sandy graduating from Jordan High. Her great love for reading and education lead her to attending and graduation from Brigham Young University with a degree in education. While attending BYU she spent her summers as a counselor at Aspen Grove Family Camp in Provo Canyon.
While attending BYU she met her husband Tim Hiatt. They were married on May 25, 1991 in the Jordan River Temple. After their marriage they joined the Hiatt family bee business dividing their time with summers in Bowman, N.D. and winters in Ephrata.
She is survived by her husband, Tim, a son Darl, and a daughter RaeAnn; her parents; two brothers Allan Kipp (Jennean) Winward, Terry Winward; a sister Amanda Winward; nieces Brittany and Makenzie; grandparents, Don and Elna Winward; in-laws Sid and Carol Hiatt; many aunts, uncles, cousins and in-laws. Preceded in death by a brother Lowell; grandparents, Leonard and Leola Larsen and uncle Craig Larsen. Donna Rae has many relatives here in the Vernal area, besides her grandparents Don and Elna Winward.
Funeral services were held Nov. 2 in the Ephrata 2nd Ward. Burial was in the Ephrata Cemetery under the direction of Nicoles Funeral Home.


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