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January 18, 1936 ~ November 20, 2019 Jeanette Walker was born on January 18, 1936, in Red Mesa, CO to Jesse Lorenzo and Annetta Eaton Walker. She was the eighth of ten children.  They later moved to Blanding where she spent most of her youth. She fondly remembers playing with her best friend,...
February 6, 1962 ~ November 21, 2019 Bernie Velton Sammons, 57, passed away November 21, 2019 in Chandler, AZ. He was surrounded by loving family and completed his earthly journey after a courageous five-year battle with cancer. Bernie was the son of the late Ferran Bernie Sammons and Laurel Black...
December 13, 1978 ~ November 15, 2019  Brian Laws, 40, passed away November 15, 2019 after a courageous fight with a lengthy illness. Brian Francis Laws was born in Moab on December 13, 1978 to James and Christine Laws, the youngest of four children.  Brian grew up in Blanding where he graduated...
January 18, 1968 ~ November 6, 2019 On Wednesday, November 6, 2019 Troy Lynn Jones, loving husband, father, and papa passed away at age 51.  Troy was born January 18, 1968 in Murray, UT to Bob and Shirley Jones. He graduated from Monticello High School in 1986. Right out of high school, he joined...
August 17, 1943 ~ November 10, 2019 Karen Helquist Dufur was born to Earnest Alfred and Bernice Redd Helquist on August 19, 1943 in Blanding. She graduated from San Juan High School in 1961.   After high school she attended Snow College for one year then returned to Blanding.  She met and fell head...
October 13, 1934 ~ October 25, 2019 Dorma Maudine Baird was born October 13, 1934 in Success, AR the daughter of Sylvester Mack and Edna Lee (McEntire) Sisk. She passed away on Friday, October 25, 2019 at her residence at the age of 85. Surviving Dorma are her daughter-in-law, Leora Baird of Dove...
March 19, 1923 ~ October 26, 2019 Vernetta Jones Sonderegger reunited with her husband on October 26, 2019.  She was born at home in Hunter, UT March 19, 1923 to Willard J. Jones and Mary Alice Warr Jones, the fifth child of a family of seven children.    Her mother told her that her name came from...
March 18, 1946 ~ October 27, 2019 Larry Raymond Langford passed away Sunday, October 27, 2019 at his home in Ahwatukee, Phoenix, AZ with family members surrounding him.   A viewing and funeral services were held Friday, November 1 in Tempe. Interment was Saturday, November 2 in Monticello.  Larry...
December 20, 1969 ~ October 26, 2019 Veronica Lynn Montano was born December 20, 1969. She was her mother Jennie’s Christmas present. She graduated from this life Saturday, October 26, 2019 in the hospital in Grand Junction, CO. The youngest of eight children, they lived in a two-bedroom house...
Stephen Moulton Nielson
March 2, 1938 ~ October 24, 2019 Stephen Nielson, 81 of College Station, TX passed away on Thursday, October 24, 2019 in College Station. His Celebration of Life will be at 5:30 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, at 2815 Welsh Avenue in College Station. Services in College...

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