FERRON - Our beloved, talented and beautiful mother, daughter, grandmother, sister and friend, Elizabeth "Betsy" Ellen Terrill Jones, passed away suddenly and peacefully in the early morning hours of April 20, 2008.
She was born Sept. 13, 1952 in Boise, Idaho, to Robert and Suzanne Lever Terrill.
Betsy grew up in Price and lived the remainder of her years in Ferron.
She was a beautiful person who had a lot of knowledge. She always had something nice to say and worked hard raising her children.
Betsy enjoyed construction work, especially operating the roller and doing traffic control.
She enjoyed reading, was an excellent gardener, seamstress and cook.
She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Survived by her father, Robert Terrill, Orlando, Fla.; two sisters and one brother, Kathy Sharp, Orlando, Fla.; Ruth Meade, Spokane Wash.; Tom (Lynda) Terrill, Arlington, Va.; three daughters and one son, Jennifer Barnes, Ivins; Gwendolyn Anderson, Elmo; Mallory Knop, Grand Junction, Colo.; and Robbie Knop, Steeleville, Ill. Also survived by six grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and friends. Preceded in death by her mother, Suzanne; and sister, Penny.
Memorial service Friday, April 25, 2 p.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's one hour prior to service.
John J. Skerl
SPRING GLEN - Our loving father, grandfather, brother and dear friend, John J. Skerl, age 92, passed away April 21, 2008 in Price.
He was born June 30, 1915 in Castle Gate to Anton and Katherine Kokal Skerl. Married Rose Kosec July 20, 1949 in Provo; she passed away March 16, 1990.
John was a longstanding member of the SNPJ Lodge 689 of Helper.
He honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He was a former resident of California, where he retired from Pacific Gas and Electric with 30 years of service.
After retiring in the early 1980s, he moved back to Spring Glen, where he was reacquainted with many dear friends and relatives.
John loved spending time with family and he especially enjoyed visiting with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is survived by his son, John Skerl, Fremont, Calif.; sister, Ann Skerl, Helper; grandchildren, Adam Skerl, Pleasanton, Calif.; Nathan Skerl, San Diego, Calif.; Natalie Skerl, Las Vegas, Nev.; and three great-grandchildren, Sawyer, Hudson and Audrey. Preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Tony.
Funeral service Saturday, April 26, 11 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Saturday one hour prior to service. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery, Helper.
James F. Hammond
HELPER - James F. Hammond, age 96, passed away April 21, 2008 in Castleview Hospital of causes incident to age.
He was born June 9, 1911 in Vernal to Bertram Floyd and Sarah Ann Thompson Hammond. He married L. Marci Haycock Hammond on Feb. 12, 1935 in Spring Glen. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple.
James was an active member of the LDS Church. He served as a home teacher for many years.
He was employed by the Rio Grande Railroad as an engineer for over 40 years.
He is survived by his daughter,Nancy (Bob) Pecharich of Taylorsville; granddaughter, Lisa (Lawrence) Stuart of Helper; grandson, R. Neil (Jan) Pecharich of Murray; great-grandchildren, Byron Stuart, Jackie Stuart Henrie, Michelle Pecharich Lundberg, Krysta Pecharich and Ciara Pecharich; great-great-grandchildren, Kadin, Ashtyn and Attley; and sister: Dorothy (Guido) Rachiele. Preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Marci; two sons; three brothers and two sisters.
Funeral services will be Friday, April 25, at 11 a.m. at the Helper LDS Ward Chapel, 150 Ridgeway. Friends may visit Thursday, April 24, from 7 to 8 p.m. at Fausett Mortuary, 680 East 100 South in Price, and from 10 to 10:45 a.m. on Friday prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in the Spring Glen Cemetery.
Douglas H. Lackey
SUNNYSIDE - Douglas H. Lackey beloved son, father, brother and uncle, returned to the loving arms of the Father on Sunday, April 20, 2008.
He was born May 30, 1960 to Bonnie Rodriguez in Redding, Calif.
Doug is survived by his mother, Bonnie; his sons, Andy, Thom and Eric; sisters, Wendy, Tammy, Dianna, Maryann and Amber; 10 grandchildren; nieces and nephews, Brandy, Nicole, Tyler and Brenden; and 14 other nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one sister and one nephew.
Doug's family will receive friends on Friday, April 25, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Fausett Mortuary, 680 E.100 South, Price. A farewell service will be Monday, April 28, at noon at the Sunnyside Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Doug to the Sunnyside Credit Union, Box 519, Sunnyside, UT 84539.