SUNNYSIDE - Dale James Smith, age 64, died of natural causes Dec. 28, 2006 at the home of his beloved granddaughter, Amber Tidwell.
Born June 10, 1942 in Price to Rulon James and Lenore Johnson Smith. Married Jackie Pilling Frandsen, later divorced. Married Patricia Payne June 19, 1978 in Elko, Nev.
Dale was longtime resident of Carbon County where he was employed with the railroad, department of transportation and worked in various mines in the area. Member of the Price Elks Lodge 1550, E. Clampus Vitus, VFW Miners Post 2379, and the Grassy Trail Ridiing Club. Dale honorably served his country in the United States Navy. He enjoyed hunting, camping, horseback riding, collecting plates, stamps and books and enjoyed Indian artifacts.
Survived by wife, Patricia, Sunnyside; mother, Lenore Smith Chapman, Helper; daughters, Tracey Morris, Helper; Cherrie Tidwell, St. George; Denise Paul, Running Springs, Calif.; Kerrie Smith, Helper; brothers, Lynn Smith, Rock Springs, Wyo.; Gary Smith, Mesquite, Nev.; stepbrothers, Gate Chapman, Livingston; Mark Chapman, Rock Springs, Wyo.; stepsisters, Nettie Patrick, East Carbon; Jean Hunter, Price; grandchildren, Craig, Amber, Jared, Kayce, Cody, Dale, Lexi; grandson-in-law, Levi; great-grandchildren, Terra and Shyanne; and many loving nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by father; and stepfather, Spenst Chapman.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Max G. Morgan and the entire staff at Rocky Mountain Hospice.
Memorial service Wednesday, Jan. 3, 11 a.m. at Mitchell Funeral Home, 233 East Main Street, Price. Family will be at Mitchell's Wednesday one half hour prior to service.
EAST CARBON - Our loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and longtime friend, Adeline Medina Pacheco, age 86, passed away peacefully while surrounded by family on Dec. 28, 2006.
She was born Aug. 11, 1920 in Las Cruces, N.M., to Isidro and Stephanie Maese Medina. Married Alex Pacheco March 18, 1945 in Las Cruces, N.M.
Member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church where she was active in many church activities, and in 2003 she was honored as woman of the tear. Adeline was a friend to all and she loved to share her beans and hot sauce chile with everyone. She will be dearly missed by her loving family and a community of friends.
Survived by loving husband of 61 years, Alex Pacheco Sr., East Carbon; two sons and five daughters, Alex Pacheco Jr., East Carbon; Danny Pacheco, East Carbon; Veda (Luis) Martinez, East Carbon; Delia (Paul) Marquez, Sunnyside; Stella (Rufugio) Torres, East Carbon; Rita (Jesse) Martinez, Palm Springs, Calif.; Nita (Dru) Lemmon, Salt Lake City; daughter-in-law, Antonia Pacheco, East Carbon; two sisters and one brother, Alicia Sanchez, Andres Medina, both of Las Cruces, N.M.; Emily Medina, Mesa, Ariz.; 17 loving grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents; son, Ernesto (Neto) Pacheco; brothers, Raul and Victor Medina; and sister, Pepa Sanchez.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Adeline's granddaughter, JoAnn Marquez, and grandson, Neto Pacheco for their loving care of "Mom" during her last months.
Funeral Mass Wednesday, Jan. 3, 10 a.m., at Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Vigil service Tuesday evening, 7 p.m. at the church in East Carbon. Family will be at the church Tuesday and Wednesday one hour prior to services. Committal service, Valley View Cemetery, Sunnyside, under the direction Mitchell Funeral Home.
HUNTINGTON - Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, friend, Jesse "Scott" Brinkerhoff returned home to his Heavenly Father peacefully in his sleep on Dec. 27, 2006.
He was born April 17, 1962 in Ogden to Jesse and Rae Brinkerhoff.
Scott worked for the Union Pacific Railroad and Utah State Parks. Scott had a great love for his long time wife and friend of 25 years, Lisa; his children, Joshua, Jonathan, Jessica, Jennifer, Janel, Jackie, Jamie (Casey Anderson), Jaylee; and his pride and joy grandson, Joshua.
Scott loved the outdoors. He taught his children an appreciation for the outdoors. He taught them survival skills, hunting and fishing.
He loved animals, his latest accomplishment was achieving his falconry license.
Survived by wife, Lisa; children; mother, Rae Brinkerhoff; brothers, Richard, Gary and Loren Brinkerhoff; sisters, Jeanette Sorensen, Glenda Hansen and Ralene Larsen; and lots of nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and friends. Scott was preceded in death by father, Jesse Brinkerhoff; nephew Dusty Sorensen; brother-in-law, Doug White; grandparents, Loren and Mary Roundy; Lloyd and Zella Brinkerhoff; Margaret Koppes; and Mary White.
Viewing will be Tuesday, Jan. 2, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Huntington LDS Stake Center. Services will be Wednesday, Jan. 3, 11 a.m., at the Huntington LDS Stake Center with a viewing one hour prior to service. Burial, Huntington city cemetery under the direction of Fausett Mortuary.
WASHINGTON - Our little fighter, Jameson Tyner, took his last breath on earth in his mother's arms, surrounded by family at home Dec. 24, 2006. He had left his family here on earth to be with his grandma Atwood in heaven.
He was born Feb. 25, 2005 to Jami and Chris Tyner.
At the age of 16 months, he was diagnosed with neuroblastoma cancer. When he went in the hospital the first time, his mother had bought him a blue stuffed teddy bear, and he held on to him everywhere he went. He liked playing with his big brother and nieces and nephews. He will greatly be missed, but Jameson, he's our little fighter.
He is survived by parents, Jami and Chris Tyner; big brother, Christopher; papa, Clark Atwood; great-grandparents; grandparents; aunts; uncles; nieces; and nephews.
The family would like to thank the nurses and doctors at Mary Bridge Hospital, friends, family for their prayers and support.