Jeffrey James Baker

Jeffrey James Baker

Jeffrey James Baker left this earth on December 17, 2013; he was preceded in death by many loved ones.   Jeff was born on May 31, 1973 to Jody Lois Hair Huff and James (Jim) Richard Baker.  Growing up Jeff was full of life and had a great sense of humor.   He loved taking pictures of nature and was at home in the mountains.  He enjoyed sharing photos of the beautiful sunsets in Mona.  He was a committed Nascar fan and enjoyed watching as well as teaching others about Nascar.  Along with his mother and...

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Robert Jex Banks

Robert Jex Banks

Our beloved Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather Robert (Bob) Jex Banks passed away on December 17, 2013 in Payson, Utah at Mountain View Hospital. Robert was born August 2, 1926 in Palmyra Utah to Leo and Bertha Banks. He married Joyce Jones in the Salt Lake Temple on June 15, 1949. They had four children. He was preceded in death by his wife Joyce, son Douglas, daughter-in-law Tonia Hale and daughter Vivian. He is survived by his children Gloria Hardy, (husband Steve), Suzanne Livingston, (husband Scott),...

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Leo Dwane Haskell

Leo Dwane Haskell

Leo Dwane Haskell, 76, our loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away into the arms of his Heavenly Father on December 16, 2013, from his beloved farm in Payson, Utah. He was born to the late Leo Earl and Matilda Hanks Haskell in Payson on November 24, 1937. He graduated from Payson High School and married his sweetheart, LuDean Sorensen, in the Salt Lake temple soon after. He continued his education at Brigham Young University and began a teaching career in Ely, Nevada upon his...

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Rachel Anne Phillips Deeben

Rachel Anne Phillips Deeben

Rachel Anne Phillips Deeben, beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully on December 17, 2013, in Payson, Utah. Rachel was born on October 30, 1940 in Springville, Utah to Victor Thomas Phillips and Effie Coffman, she was eighth of nine children. She graduated from Springville High School and married her high school sweetheart, Jay Clarence Deeben on October 23, 1958 and recently celebrated 55 years of marriage. She is survived by six children: Cynthia, Pam (Timothy)...

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Jose (Joe) E. Valdez

Jose (Joe) E. Valdez

Jose (Joe) Valdez, 87, of Spanish Fork, Utah passed away on December 12, 2013. He was born in Monero, New Mexico, the third child of thirteen children of Celestino and Delfina (Martinez) Valdez on 02/26/26. He grew up in a loving and hardworking family and raised his children with his same morals and values. He was a devoted and loving husband, father, and brother with great love for his Lord, the Blessed Mother, his wife, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, sisters and...

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Orlo Blaine Larson

Orlo Blaine Larson

Orlo Blaine Larson, age 83, passed away on December 9, 2013 following a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.  Orlo was a long time resident of the Payson area where he worked as a farmer and teacher.   Orlo was born in Provo, Utah on May 1, 1930 to Orville Blaine and Marie Tervort Larson.  He graduated from Provo High School, Brigham Young University, and Utah State University.  Orlo was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Thomas, and his sister Louise. Orlo was the father of six children: ...

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Dyann Moody

Dyann Moody

Dyann Moody, beloved daughter, sister and granddaughter left on an unexpected journey and returned to the loving arms of her Heavenly Father Dec. 7, Saturday. Dyann was born Oct. 12, 1986 to Layne Y. and Leann VanEvery Moody in Payson, Utah. She grew up and attended schools in Spanish Fork, graduating from Spanish Fork High School. She participated in choir, orchestra, drama and track. She also participated in The Spanish Fork Children’s Theater program and performed with Spanish Fork Community Theater. She...

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Jennings Clarence Fish

Jennings Clarence Fish

Jennings Clarence Fish, 99, passed away on Tues. December 3, 2013 in the home of Stephen and Cali Fish of natural causes. He was born on October 17, 1914 in Buffalo, West Virginia, to Clarence Lee Fish and Shirley L. Summerfield. Jennings lived his first thirty five years in the eastern United States mainly around Ohio and West Virginia. He met and married his sweetheart Viola Evelyn Pierce in July of 1933. They moved to Arizona in 1949 and later came to Utah in the fall of 1967 where they spent the remainder of...

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Lorna Tuft Christiansen

Lorna Tuft Christiansen

  Lorna Tuft Christiansen “Kris”, our dearly loved mother, grandmother and sister passed away in her sleep the morning of December 2, 2013. She was born on September 19, 1929 to Hugh and Jessie Tuft. She was raised in Centerfield, Utah and graduated from Gunnison Valley High School. Lorna married her high school sweetheart, Mac Christiansen in the Manti Temple on September 7, 1948. Mac and Lorna made their home in Spanish Fork, and raised their two daughters, Penny and Susan. Lorna will always be...

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David J Terry

David J Terry

David Jesse Terry, age 70 former Payson resident, passed away Sunday, December 1, 2013 in Salt Lake City. He was born April 2, 1943 in Payson, Utah to Ernest and Dorothy Riah Hall Terry. David served a 2 years LDS Mission in Taiwan. He served two enlistments in the US Army. David worked as a Baker during most of his employment including at Roe’s Bake Shoppe in Payson.  Survivors include: his siblings, Patricia and Dallas Swenson, Spanish Fork; William (Jolene) Terry, Bountiful; Linda (Gary) Schwartz;...

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