CLAWSON - Jake Lee Fuller, age 27, died March 11, 2008.
He was born Nov. 10, 1980 in Flagstaff, Ariz. Jake married Brandy Huntington on July 21, 2001. They had a beautiful daughter together, Makynlee Nikole Fuller, on March 14, 2003. They later divorced. He married Tara Leamaster on Jan. 14, 2008.
Jake loved being in the mountains, hunting, fishing or just enjoying the scenery.
He was a great friend to all who knew him. He was caring, compassionate and he loved to make you laugh. He was always there when needed and was willing to help in any situation.
Jake enjoyed messing around with his nieces and nephews by throwing a ball, wrestling or just tickling them.
He cherished every moment spent with his daughter. She was the most precious gift anyone could have given him. She was the true love of his life.
He was a loving father, brother, husband, son, nephew, cousin, grandson and friend.
Jake joined the Utah National Guard on Feb. 23, 2007. He served in the 1451 Alpha Company 3rd Platoon, 3rd Squad.
Jake will be truly missed by his daughter, Makynlee Fuller; wife, Tara Fuller; stepson, Anthony Bouldin; parents, Mae and Allen Sorensen, David and Roxana Fuller and Daryl Spradley; brothers and sisters, Brandy Fuller, Dale and McCall Fuller, Jackie and Kasey Jensen, Nathan Ryder, Michelle Ryder, Julie Fuller, Clint and Amie Sorensen and David Sorensen; nieces and nephews, Micah and Kortney Turner; Autumn Jensen; Jordon and Deryk Fuller; Jonny, Jake, Austin and Treyson Jensen; Wayne and Savanna Sorensen; and Riley and Nicole Christensen; aunts and uncles, Jeneane and Chuck Warren, Billy Evridge, Ray and Tami Evridge, Jerry Fuller, Jack Fuller, Carl Fuller, Joyce McNelley and John Fuller; grandparents, "Papa" John Evridge and "Mema" Colleen Evridge, Hazel Fuller and the late Jack Fuller; and many other cousins and close friends.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 18, at noon at Fausett Mortuary, 720 North Center in Castle Dale, Utah. A viewing was Monday, March 17, at the mortuary. Interment will be in the Castle Dale City Cemetery.
PRICE - Our loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and dear friend, Max Littlejohn, passed away peacefully March 16, 2008 at Castleview Hospital following a courageous battle with black lung disease.
He was born in Sunnyside on Oct. 11, 1918, the son of John and Bethia MacGregor Littlejohn. He married his sweetheart, Dorotha Leonard, April 4, 1937 at the Cathedral of the Madeline in Salt Lake City.
He was educated in Carbon County schools and graduated from Carbon High School.
He proudly served his country during World War II and was a life member and charter member of the VFW and a member of the American Legion.
Member of Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church.
Honorary member Price Elks Lodge 1550.
He retired from U.S. Fuel in Hiawatha after 45 years of dedicated service. He was a member of the United Mine Workers Union Local 6363.
In his leisure time, he enjoyed tap dancing, performing in operettas, singing, dancing the polka, camping, fishing, traveling and a good bourbon and coke and he shared all this with his sweetheart for 69 years.
He is survived by his daughters, Pat Colosimo, Price; Jone (Mike) Orphanakis, Salt Lake City; sister, Betty White, Grantsville; brother-in-law, Don Leonard, East Carbon; sister-in-law, Evelyn Littlejohn, Boulder, Colo.; and his extended and loved family at the Beehive Homes. Also survived by five granddaughters, Sidnee Krajnc, Kelli Nielsen, Patti O Niel, Stephanie Orphanakis and Michele Ward; and seven great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his wife; parents; brothers and one sister; two great-grandsons; and son-in-law, Lou Colosimo.
Funeral service Thursday, March 20, 11 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Vigil service Wednesday evening, 7 p.m., Mitchell's. Family will be at Mitchell's Wednesday and Thursday one hour prior to services. Committal service, Price City Cemetery.
SPRING GLEN - Our loving mother, grandmother, sister and longtime friend, Annie Mismash Nielsen, age 93, passed away March 14, 2008 in Price.
She was born June 28, 1914 in Midvale to Frank and Frances Jersin Mismash. Married William Poppleton Nielsen Sept. 13, 1932 in Spring Canyon.
Annie was a longtime resident of Carbon County and, to most of her family and friends, she was affectionately known as "Aunt Annie."
She enjoyed working in her flower garden and doing needlework.
Annie and Bill had many fond memories of living in the coal camps and attending many Canyon Day reunions in the Helper park, where they would reminisce with friends.
When Bill retired, they spent time with the Carbon County seniors on trips in the U.S. and Canada.
Bill and Annie shared 71 loving years together before Bill passed away on Jan. 3, 2004.
She is survived by one daughter and two sons, Frances (LaMar) Hussey, Price; William P. (Carol) Nielsen Jr., Tempe, Ariz.; Lee R. Nielsen, Salt Lake City; sister, Helen Tomsick, Pueblo, Colo.; and many loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren who will miss her dearly.Preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers, Frank and Fred Mismash; sister, Rose Godnick; and a great-grandson, Seth Hussey.
Funeral service Wednesday, March 19, 11 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday one hour prior to service. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery.
The family would like to thank the staff at the Heirloom Inn for the loving care they gave Annie.
Maggie Bell Beal Hansen
EMERY - Maggie Bell Beal Hansen, age 93, died on March 12, 2008 in Price.
She was born on Feb. 5, 1915 in Emery to Edgar Alonzo Beal and Jennie Luelle Keele. She married Nels Abelin Hansen on Jan. 3, 1933 in Emery. Their marriage was solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on Sept. 11, 1936. Nels died on April 27, 2000.
Maggie was an excellent homemaker and loved spending time with her family.
She loved needlework, crocheting, and making dolls. Her home was full of her many beautiful dolls.
She loved the outdoors, especially the mountains where she enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping and other outdoor activities
Maggie was an extraordinarily spiritual woman and lived a life filled with service. She was a lifelong member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where she served in many church callings.
She found so much joy and satisfaction in serving and helping others.
Maggie had a way about her to make people smile and she was truly an example to all of us for the phrase, "enduring to the end."
She is survived by her children, Maurine (Dennis) Tuttle of Orangeville and Gary Hansen of Emery; 11 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren; a son-in-law, Neal Thomas of Highland, Calif.; three sisters-in-law, Barbara Young of Orem, Alice Beal of American Fork and Florene Hansen of Salt Lake. She was preceded in death by her husband; daughter, Jennie Lee Thomas; daughter-in-law, Loy Hansen; four brothers and five sisters.
Funeral services were Monday, March 17, at the Emery LDS Ward Chapel. Interment was in the Emery City Cemetery. Services were in the care of Fausett Mortuary.
COLUMBIA - Jarvis Tom Begay, age 56, passed away March 12, 2008 at his home.
He was born July 25, 1951 in Provo to Dale Thomas and Betty Chapoose Begay. Married Arlene Gale; later divorced.
Jarvis was a longtime resident of Columbia and graduate of East Carbon High School in 1968. He later attended the College of Eastern Utah.
He was employed with UPS for many years, where he was a valued employee and a friend to all.
Jarvis had a great love for the outdoors.
His greatest love was riding his mountain bike and he traveled the county extensively on his bike.
He enjoyed watching sports, playing tennis and basketball.
He was an avid Utah Jazz and Chicago Bears fan.
He was a man of few words, but he had a heart of gold.
Funeral service Wednesday, March 19, 2 p.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Interment, Price City Cemetery.