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WELLINGTON - Max Clark Hunt, age 64 of Wellington, passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2008, in Provo due to complications following surgery.

Max was born Oct. 2, 1943 in Price to Arel Max and LaRue Seely Hunt.

Max grew up in Salt Lake City and Green River. He graduated from Green River High School, where he participated in track and field as a pole vaulter.

Max married Brenda Marie Williams on Nov. 16, 1992 in Salt Lake City.

Following high school, he served his country in the United States Marines during Vietnam War.

Max was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

He worked in numerous professions throughout his life, including, pipefitter, heat and air and, most recently before retirement, Max worked as a cab driver.

Max enjoyed working in the outdoors, be it in his yard or garden.

He loved hunting, fishing, putting together model cars and was an avid card player.

Max will be remembered as a loving son, brother, husband, father and grandfather.

Max is survived by his wife, Brenda M. Hunt of Wellington; daughter, Sasha Hunt of Wellington; stepdaughter Trena Lough of Salt Lake City; four grandchildren; siblings, Russell (Arla) Hunt of East Carbon; Lynn (Patty) Hunt of Afton, Wyo.; Fern (James) Garner of Clearfield; and Don Hunt of Layton; sister-in-law; Vickie Hunt of Castle Dale. He was preceded in death by his father, Arel; and brother, Owen Hunt.

Funeral services were Monday, June 9, at the Wellington LDS Stake Center. Interment was in the Elgin Cemetery in Green River. Services were in the care of Fausett Mortuary.

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EAST CARBON -Randy Dale Howell, age 50, passed away June 6, 2008 in East Carbon.

He was born Aug. 9, 1957 in Dragerton to Edwin O'Neal Howell and Ruby Beatrice McDougal. Married Kristin Charlotte Heath Aug. 3, 1981 in Oracle, Ariz.

Randy was a lifelong resident of Carbon County.

He was a graduate of East Carbon High School in 1976.

He worked at various coal mines in the area and was later employed at Joy Mining Machinery.

He loved the outdoors, working on vehicles and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Survived by his wife, Kristin Howell, Price; two daughters and one son, Laci (Anthony) Hedmond, Follansbee, W.Va.; Levi Howell, Price; Courtney (Travis) Hardy, Helper; three grandchildren, Kayle, Braxton Bingham and Rylee Hedmond; brother, Jerry (Genelle) Howell, Sunnyside, sister-in-law, Mary Howell, East Carbon. Preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Ralph, Ronald "Weed;" and a sister, Annette.

Funeral service, Thursday, June 12, 11 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Thursday one hour prior to service.

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PRICE - Graveside services for Gaylene Ballard are tentatively scheduled for Thursday, June 12.

For service information, contact Mitchell Funeral Home.

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WELLINGTON - Floyd Lee Golding, age 85, passed away at home on June 6, 2008.

He was born March 1, 1923 in Wellington to Marion Quedelas and Lois Hamblin Golding, the fifth of nine children. He married Lila Burnett on Aug. 18, 1943, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

Floyd was raised in Utah County and Carbon County. He graduated from Carbon High School, where he excelled in football.

He worked hard as a farmer and coal miner and he was a member of the UMWA Local 9958.

He visited every state in the United States except Alaska.

Floyd was a member of the LDS Church, where he served in the bishopric, stake high council and many other church callings. He also served a mission with his wife in Houston, Texas.

Floyd is survived by his wife, Lila; children, David (Marilyn) Golding of Sandy; Karen (Ralph) Moosman of Elmo; Keith (Faye) Golding of Boise, Idaho; Daniel (Grace) Golding of Wellington; Nancy Sliger of Wellington; and Peggy Golding of Wellington; sisters, Joy Oritsky and Marrion Leifson; 26 granchildren, 50 great-grandchildren and three great-great-granchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Delma and LaVaun; and four brothers: LaVell, Duane, Theo, and Ross: one grandson, Rad Golding; two great-granddaughters, Natalie Chandler and Kelly Villa; and one great-grandson, Gavin Kemple.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, June 10, at 2 p.m. at the Wellington 4th LDS Ward Chapel, 50 North 100 East. There will be a viewing Tuesday one hour prior to the services at the church. Interment will be in the Wellington City Cemetery. Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary.

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MURRAY/PRICE-Our beloved mother, "Mommy Kay", "YiaYia", sister, aunt and longtime friend, Dorothy Kay, age 81, passed away peacefully, June 4, 2008 at her daughter's home in Palm Desert, California.

She was born October 25, 1926 in Mohrland, Utah to Paul Harry and Foto Lambrinos Liapis.

Married her beloved, Delbert Leroy Kay, Jr., March 27, 1948 in Elko, Nevada; he passed away on July 8, 1984. Married Parley McCleve, in Salt Lake City, he passed on September 28, 2000.

Member of the Greek Orthodox Church. Dorothy was a kind, loving, and generous natured woman who deeply loved children, her family and friends and often showed them through her fantastic Greek cooking. She had a flare for elegance and style that made her one of downtown SLC's most infamous beauticians for over 50 years. She shined her love and light unto all she came in contact with and will be remembered for eternity.

Survived by her daughter, Kathleen Kay Romney, Palm Desert, CA; three grandchildren, Atheena Romney-Qur'an and her husband Othman Qur'an, Joshua Tree, CA, Rick B. Romney, Palm Desert, CA, Tiffany Kay Romney, San Francisco, CA; two-great-grandchildren, Khalid and Jorian Romney-Qur'an; sisters, Sylvia (John) Platis, Sandy, Helen Maxfield, Murray; sister-in-law, Alberta Liapis, Bullhead City, AZ.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, George, Harry and Pete Liapis; and sister-in-law, Ann Liapis.

Funeral service, Saturday, June 14, 2008, 2:00 p.m., Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Price, Utah. Trisagion service, Friday evening 7:00 p.m., Deseret Mortuary, 36 East 700 South, S.L.C. Family will be at Deseret Mortuary in S.L.C. Friday evening at 6:00 p.m. and at Mitchell Funeral Home, 233 East Main Street in Price on Saturday afternoon from 12:30 -1:30 p.m. Interment, Price City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions to the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church are greatly appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price.

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PRICE-Clara Minnie Trujillo Martinez, age 72, passed away peacefully in her sleep, June 6, 2008 at her home.

She was born August 12, 1935 in Montrose, Colorado to Ruben and Georgia Salazar Trujillo.

Married Henry Martinez, February 12, 1953 in Montrose, Colorado.

Clara was a member of the Catholic Church. She loved to cook, read, and just relax and enjoy the sunshine. Her greatest gift was her family, and she cherished the memories she shared with them.

Survived by her loving husband, Henry Martinez, Price; five sons, Tim, Martin, Russell, Karim Martinez, all of Salt Lake City; Xavier Martinez, Las Vegas; and her one and only daughter MaLis Zaharias, Salt Lake City; brother and sister, Pat Trujillo, Beatrice Ulibarri, both of Salt Lake City; 14 loving grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by her parents, and oldest son, Thomas Martinez.

Memorial Mass, Wednesday, June 11, 2008, 10:00 a.m., Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church, 190 North Carbon Ave. Family will receive friends at the church Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price.

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WELLINGTON - The remains of Ryan Thayn, the son of Randy and Loralie Thayn, were recovered June 6 near Mounds.

Services are pending under the care of Fausett Mortuary.

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