ORANGEVILLE - LuPreal Childs Christman, our beloved mother, grandmother, sister and friend, passed away Oct. 20, 2008 in the same home she was born in.
LuPreal was born April 12, 1937 to Aldo Childs and Jeanne Sitterud. She married Sharpe Snow, whom she later divorced.
She then married Terrence Antone Christman on March 21, 1955. He died on Feb. 6, 1965. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple.
She married Ted Childs in July 1989.
She was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
She had a strong love for her savior, which served her well during the difficulties she endured later in life.
She was passionate about life. Integrity, honesty, loyalty and hard work were values she lived and expected from her family.
LuPreal is survived by her husband, Ted of Emery County Care and Rehab; her children, Mike (Stacy) Christman of Orangeville and Terrie (Ken) Wright of Ferron; her brother, Vernon (Susan) Childs of Orangeville; her sister, Renae Wilcox of Orangeville; her grandchildren, Jake (Aimee) Wright of Herriman, Kenna Wright of Cedar City, Laura (Tyler) Lister of Axtell, Anthony (Apryl) Christman of Huntington, Josh (Kriston) Christman of Orangeville and Alex (Neesha) Christman of Castle Dale; 11 great-grandchildren; special and cherished friends, Anna Grant, Nanette Sanders and Lura Stringham; and stepdaughters, Terese, Trudi and Darshan. She was preceded in death by her parents and great-granddaughter, Payton Ashlee Jera Christman.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 1 p.m. at the Orangeville LDS Chapel. Family will be at the church one hour before the service. Interment will be in the Castle Dale Cemetery. Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity.
NOTE: To print only the article and included photos, use the print photo(s) with article link above.
January 28, 2014
Do you think the Utah Legislature should increase appropriations for public education in Utah beyond the current legislative trend in the past few years of funding only for growth in student population?