Shirley was raised in Farmington and Kaysville by her parents, Albert and Virginia Udy Epperson. She attended Davis High School until her family moved to Morgan, where they owned and operated the Morgan County News and the Summit County Bee. After graduating from Morgan High School, Shirley attended the University of Utah where she majored in journalism and lived in the Alpha Phi Sorority House. Shirley had beautiful red hair and a personality to match. In 1954, she was crowned as Salt Lake City’s Miss Flame, a beauty pageant held exclusively for redheads.
Garrick Norman Richins son of Brett and Janny Richins, and Teisha Potter daughter of Randy and Nancy Potter, have chosen to be married for time and all eternity on February 16, 2012 in the Bountiful LDS Temple.
Bonnie June Davis Malan passed away quietly at her home on Febrary 7, 2012, after a valiant fight with liver cancer. She was born to Rulon R. and Polly Viola Rhoghaar Davis on June 3, 1931, in Ogden, UT. Polly passed away three years later, and Bonnie was raised by an aunt and uncle, Gladys and Reed Wight, in Ogden.
Leonard Rulon Pearce celebrated his eightieth birthday on February the fifth. He was born and raised on the avenues in Salt Lake City, and is the oldest of five children born to Rulon C. and Grace Just Pearce.
Look on the bright side, there are several good reasons it’s great to be 50. You have less hair to comb, although you now have to trim your eyebrows, nose, and ears. You can multi task by leaving your teeth at the dentist and running errands at the same time. Fiber becomes the sixth food group, you discover stool softeners, and flatulence is excused.
Dale H. Thurston, beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather, Brother and everybody’s friend, passed away suddenly of a heart attack while doing what he liked best, herding cattle on his ATV and working on his ranch, Monday January 16, 2012.
CROYDON - Marcus Reed Wilde passed away at home on Thursday, January 12th, 2012, after a courageous fight with pulmonary fibrosis 16 days prior to his 84th birthday. He was born on January 28th, 1928, in Croydon, UT the son of Marcus Reed Toone Wilde and Lena Valliere Chappell.
Floyd Martin, husband of Marsha Ann, caring and loving father of Jann and Barry (Stacie) and the most proud grandfather of Janica (Jared), Brennan, Jentry, Cade, Taylor and Ethan, died at home in Morgan on January 11, 2012. He was born April 26, 1932 to Irvin Perry and Dorothy Stephenson Martin.
Ralph S. Carter celebrated his 95th birthday at a family dinner this week. Ralph was born in Porterville, Morgan County, Utah on Aug. 27, 1917, to Levi Alfred and Clara P. Carter. He graduated from Morgan County schools. Ralph married Fern Porter on Dec. 13, 1939 in the Salt Lake LDS temple.
Elder Colby Skinner, son of Joey and Lisa Skinner, has been called to serve in the Mexico, Tampico Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Colby reports to the Provo Missionary Training Center on Sept. 5, 2012.
Tanna Potter & Travis Clegg would be delighted for you to join the celebration Sept. 8, 2012, from 5-7 p.m. at the Clegg Residence, 75 N. Clark Lane, Coalville, as they finally tie the knot. Parents of the bride Randy & Nancy Potter. Parents of the groom Danny & Georgia Clegg.
Elder Matthew Brent Dicou has been called to serve in the Lyon France Mission. He will report to the MTC in Provo on Wednesday, Jan. 25. He is the son of Brent and Laylene Dicou and the late Trishelle Dicou. Elder Dicou will be speaking at the Porterville Church on Jan. 15 at 9am.
The children of Kevin and Nancy Ovard are happy to announce the 40th wedding anniversary of their parents. They were married December 16, 1971 in The Salt Lake Temple. They have lived most of their married life here in Morgan.
Family Tree Assisted Living would like to invite the family and friends of Charlotte (Dolly) Simister to celebrate her 91st birthday. We will celebrate from 2 - 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 20 at The Family Tree.
Today we said a tearful goodbye to Thane Park Rogers, an amazing father, grandfather, great grandpa and brother, after a valiant battle with cancer. Thane was born in Peterson, Utah on June 7, 1924, in his family’s home, to Thomas Park and Verda Hulet Rogers.
Doug passed away unexpectedly November 4, 2011 of cardiac and respiratory problems at a hospital in Morelia, Mexico, near the city he called his home, Patzcuaro, Mexico with his sisters by his side. Anyone that knew Doug knew he was an intelligent, eccentric free spirit who loved to travel and hated to be tied down. He had friends and acquaintances all over the world and definitely lived life on his own terms. He moved to Patzcuaro, Mexico about 2 years ago and fell in love with the city, the people and everything about the simple lifestyle he enjoyed there. He is now flying high, no longer tied to a body that was failing him and surely enjoying new adventures every day.
Congratulations to Nate Buchanan who has earned his Eagle Scout award. Nate will be receiving his award at an Eagle Court of Honor on Sunday, November 20th, at 5:00 p.m. at the Porterville church. Nate’s Eagle Project was 72 hours hygiene kits for the Morgan Fire Department to give to our community in case they are unable to return to their homes due to fire, flood, or other disasters.
Jessica Marie Barney and Matthew Stephen Clark will be married in the Manti LDS Temple this Friday, November 18th, 2011. There will be a reception held in their honor that evening from 7:00-9:00 pm in the Young Single Adult Ward in Richfield.
Our loving, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and great-great grandfather passed to the other side of the veil to be with his sweetheart. Laurel Dean Rock passed away on November 12, 2011 from causes incident to age. Dean was born May 6, 1921, to Laurel and Leatha Phillips Rock in Morgan, Utah. He graduated from Morgan High School and LDS Seminary in 1940.
Jessica T. Little, daughter of Darwin and Tami Little, has been called to serve in the West Virginia Charleston mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Jessica will speak at the Morgan Stake Center (355 N 700 E) on Sunday, Nov. 13 at 11 a.m. She enters the MTC on Nov. 16.