Merline Farley Farnsworth

Merline Farley Farnsworth

Our beautiful wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend finished her journey here on earth on July 3, 2015 after a 9 long year battle with lung cancer.  She is now home with her parents, John and Zora Farley and so many of her loved ones who have gone before her. Merline is survived by her husband, Bruce; her five children:  Sherrie Ann Farnsworth, Darlene Farnsworth Best, Bruce Arthur Farnsworth Jr., Victoria Lynn Farnsworth Litherland and Yvonne Farnsworth Johnson.  She is also survived...

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Bernell Christian Evans

Bernell Christian Evans

Bernell (Bernie) Christian Evans, 84, passed away July 2, 2015 in Payson, Utah. Bernell was born January 8, 1931 to Frederick William Evans and Mary Lillie Schaugaard in Payson, Utah. He was the oldest of 4 children; Julia Dean Sepulveda, Ferral and Keith (surviving). Bernell grew up in Lake Shore until the death of his father at age 10. There he learned the value of hard work and the importance of family. He moved to Payson, and later graduated from Payson High School in 1949. That year he welcomed his...

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Joy Hansen Christmas

Joy Hansen Christmas

Joy Hansen Christmas returned to her Heavenly Father on July 2, 2015 in Payson, Utah. Joy was born in Spanish Fork on October 3, 1927, the fourth girl and last child born to Leonard Goodman and Margaret Ann Griffiths Hansen. Joy Married Leon Christmas on April 21, 1945. They lived their entire life in Lake Shore and loved the people there. Joy was a hard worker and was only happy when she was busy working and/or serving other people. Joy is survived by a son, Allan (Armeda) Christmas, her daughter-in-law...

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Lillian Anderson Nelson

Lillian Anderson Nelson

Lillian Anderson Nelson Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Lillian Anderson Nelson, age 97 of Spanish Fork, passed away Monday, June 29, 2015 at Spanish Fork Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born December 28, 1917 in Driggs, Idaho to Amos and Lydia Matson Anderson. She married Arnold Ervin Johnson, June 5, 1935 at Tooele, Utah. They were later divorced. She married Oliver Wendell “Bud” Nelson, in June 1964. He preceded her in death in 1997. She moved with her family to Richmond,...

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Norman Owen Powell

Norman Owen Powell

Norman Owen Powell, age 69, of Spanish Fork, our much loved husband, father, grandfather, and brother passed away June 26, 2015.  He was born in Vernal, Utah, on January 22, 1946, to Owen Abraham Powell and Florence Idell Akhurst Powell. He graduated from Uintah High School, where he was on the football and wrestling teams. He married Linda Sue Temples on July 12, 1968; they later divorced.  He married Phyllis Jean Mecham on September 13, 1985 in Naples, Utah. Norman’s dad owned a dairy farm, where in his...

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Jordan Luke Lara

Jordan Luke Lara

Jordan Luke Lara, who is also known by his family as, JoJo, Bubba, Little Bear, and even Tank, aged 9 months died in his parents’ arms at Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah, on June 24th, 2015.  After struggling with a rare congenital heart defect, he gently passed into the arms of our Savior.   Jordan is the son of Ernesto and Angela Lara of Payson, Utah.  He was the answer to their prayers, and they waited for his birth with joyful expectation.  During his brief life on earth, he...

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Tristy Lee Diamond Stubbs

Tristy Lee Diamond Stubbs

  Tristy was welcomed by her grandparents and loved ones on the other side of the veil on Tuesday, June 23, 2015. Tristy was born on January 3, 1980 to John and Dawna Diamond in Payson, Utah. Although Tristy was born into a small body she occupied a large space in this world and in our hearts. Tristy was an amazing daughter, sister and friend, but most of all she was a Mother. Her role as a mother can best be described by the words of her daughter Paige. “Her time on earth was ridiculously cut short, but...

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Ronald D. Taylor

Ronald D. Taylor

Ronald D. Taylor, 88, passed away Monday morning June 15, 2015 where he was living in Claremont, CA.  He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Ruth Taylor. A funeral was held in his honor at the chapel for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 1023 N Glendora Ave.Covina, CA91724 on Monday, June 22, 2015 at 11:00 am, with a viewing at 10:00 am.  A memorial and burial service will be held at Walker Funeral Home at 187 S. Main St., Spanish Fork, UT 84660 on Monday, June 29, 2015 at 10:00 am. Ron was...

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Elijah Tyrell Strong

Elijah Tyrell Strong

       Our energetic, fun-loving Elijah Tyrell Strong, 12, of Spanish Fork, Utah passed away Saturday, June 20, 2015 following an unexpected accident.  Tyrell was born May 15, 2003 in Buffalo, New York and joined Jeffrey Lynn and Deborah Spek Strong and his large, loving family of ten brothers and six sisters.  Tyrell attended school at Sierra Bonita Elementary and was looking forward to beginning 7th grade. Always a comedian, Tyrell loved singing and dancing, and made friends easily.  He loved Scouts...

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Aileen Peterson Lant

Aileen Peterson Lant

Aileen Peterson Lant, 86, passed away on Thursday, June 18, 2015 peacefully in her sleep. She was born October 27, 1928 in Santaquin, Utah to Addie Armstrong and Soren Henry Peterson. She married Richard Lee Lant in Payson on March 2, 1950. They were later sealed in the Manti LDS Temple on March 2, 1966.   She worked at Payson Hospital as an ER Technician. Aileen loved her job and especially enjoyed those she worked with. She spent much of her time crocheting, knitting, and tying quilts for those she loved....

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