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Virginia Johnson

PRICE - Virginia May Ashley Johnson, age 82, passed away Aug. 31, 2002 at her home.

She was born July 31, 1920, in Bedford, Ind., to Roy and Fleta Worden Ashley. Married Sneed A. Johnson Oct. 25, 1969 in Las Vegas, Nev. He died June 9, 1996.

Virginia was a past worthy matron of the Order of the Eastern Star, Naomi Chapter 13 in Price, and also past worthy matron of the Star of Lakewood Chapter 617 in Lakewood, Calif. She was a member of the Daughters of the Nile.

Virginia was a resident of Carbon County since 1983 and will be dearly missed by a community of friends.

Survived by two sons, one daughter and their spouses, Charles (Edna) Sipes, Mt. Vernon, Wash.; David (Betty) Sipes, Logan; Rebecca (Mark) Brewer, Delta, Colo.; 25 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. Preceded in death by parents; husband; sons, Rian Sipes; Daniel Harrison; brother, Charles Ashley.

Funeral service Thursday, Sept. 5, 10 a.m., at Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Thursday one hour prior to service. Friends are welcome at Mitchell's daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Interment, Price City Cemetery.

Marc Garcia

PRICE - Marcos C. Garcia, age 49, passed away Aug. 29, 2002 in Price.

Born Jan. 24, 1953 in Drager-ton to Thomas Conrad and Celina Ulibarri Garcia. Married Kathy Saccomano in Price, later divorced.

Marc was blessed with receiving the love of his life, his daughter, Jessica Lynn, whom he dearly loved spending time with. He had a loving and forgiving heart and his absence will leave a large void in the hearts of those who loved him. Marc had a great sense of humor and he always enjoyed a good laugh. Marc enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, motorcycles and having coffee with his friends.

"We love you, Marc, and will truly miss you."

Survived by daughter, Jessica Lynn (Nathan) Sadorus, Colorado Springs, Colo.; and sister, Carmel (John) Gallegos, Price. Preceded in death by parents; and one sister, Elizabeth Rowland.

Memorial Mass was Tuesday, Sept. 3, Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church. Commital, Price City Cemetery under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home.

Linda Anderson

MENOMINEE, Mich. - Linda Hall Anderson, 55, passed away Aug. 31, 2002 after a courageous battle with breast cancer.

She was born July 16, 1947 in Pittsburg, Kan., to Ray A. and the late Lois F. Hall. Linda moved to Marinette, Wis., where she met and married James R. Anderson Nov. 27, 1976 and later gave birth to their daughter, Elizabeth Kelcey.

Linda moved at age 9 to Drag-erton, where she graduated as valedictorian of East Carbon High School in 1965. In 1969, she graduated from Colorado State University with a bachelor's degree in political science and later received master's degree from the University of Chicago, where she also pursued studies in political science toward a doctorate degree.

Linda served as a deputy director at Unified Services Board for the County of Marinette, now ADAPT. She and Jim founded Evergreen Tool Company, where she worked at the time of her death.

Linda enjoyed most of all time spend with family and friends. Her passion was her garden. As a master gardener, plants flourished under her tender care. Prior to her illness, she was an avid tennis player and member of Tri-City Tennis Association.

Linda was involved in local affairs and numerous civic activities such as a treasurer of the Community Concert Association. She and Jim were also host for Youth For Understanding.

Linda was an active member of the Grace Episcopal Church, Menominee, Mich., where a service celebrating her life will be Thursday, Sept. 5, 11 a.m. Interment, Riverside Cemetery, Meno-minee.

Linda is survived by husband, James, R. Anderson; daughter, Elizabeth-Kelcey Anderson Kalumbula; father, Ray A. Hall; and sister, Diane Banks Brom-berg.

The family expresses sincere appreciation to Dr. David Mertens and his staff for their loving care during Linda's illness. A memorial fund will be established by the family in Linda's name.

Pauline Porter

PRICE - Pauline Sutherland Bull Porter, age 95, passed away peacefully at her home in Price on Sept. 3, 2002.

She was born June 7, 1907 in Fresno, Calif., to Alice Maude Wood and James Bull. Married Robert Porter, Jan. 9, 1944 in Van Nuys, Calif. He passed away on Aug. 20, 1987. She was a member of the Catholic Church.

As a young woman, she was a professional ballet dancer, touring with Fox Theatre throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. She loved animals, especially dogs, and was a member of the ASPCA in Las Vegas, Nev. She spent countless hours taking care of unwanted animals, finding good homes for them. She also enjoyed horseback riding and playing Keno.

Pauline was a risk-taker and entrepreneur, with her husband, Bob, they founded and managed Porter Manufacturing. They invented and patented various automotive and floral adhesives, one of which was used for the floats in the Tournament of Roses Parade.

She will be remembered by family and friends for her spirit of adventure and fun, her positive outlook on life and her generosity.

Survived by niece, Diane (Tim) Simmons, Lawrence; great-niece, Sara (Jason) Lamb, Helper; great-nephews, Paul (Brianne) Simmons and Josh Simmons, Lawrence.

The family would like to thank Frank and Carolyn Sanderson, neighbors of Pauline, for their faithful and loving care.

Memorial Mass Monday, Sept. 9, 10 a.m., Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church. Family will be at the church one half-hour prior to Mass. Committal service, Craig Road Cemetery, Las Vegas, Nev., under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home.

Emma Stevenson

PROVO - Emma Lou Steven-son, age 85, passed away at her home Sept. 2, 2002.

She was born June 9, 1917 in Ferron to Joseph Lewis and Ruth Carlson Storrs. Married James Andrew Stevenson May 15, 1939. They were later sealed for eternity in the Provo LDS Temple. She has one daughter, Patti Nichols.

Emma Lou was multi-talented with a love for art, writing, music, poetry, drama, nutrition, color and fashion. She loved to help others and share her vast knowledge with them. She loved all children and enjoyed her church callings in the Primary. She worked for Price City Library and also was a member of the Price Community Theatre. Emma Lou loved to write and served as president of the Price Chapter of the Utah League of Writers. She helped to initiate and create the book "Legends of Carbon and Emery Counties." Most of all, she loved being with her great-grandchildren and they loved their "Moo."

She is survived by daughter, Patti; sister, Evelyn Funk; sisters-in-law, Shirley Stevenson and Elaine Storrs; three grandchildren; Cindy (Douglas) Chipman; Lori (Britton) Bigelow, Justin Nichols; six great-grandchildren, CshaNel, Shanon, Dallin, Camille, Sam Chipman and Alexia Bige-low. She was preceded in death by parents; husband; brother, John Paul Storrs; and granddaughter, Tiffany Nichols.

Funeral service Friday, Sept. 6, 3 p.m., at Price 4th LDS Ward Chapel. Family will be at Mitch-ell Funeral Home Thursday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., and at the church one hour prior to services Friday. Interment, Price City Cemetery.

Barbara McIntire

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Barbara L. McIntire of Huntsville, Ala., age 74, died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2002.

Mrs. McIntire was a native of Salt Lake City, but lived in Huntsville, Ala., for the past nine years. She was a librarian in Madison and Big Cove.

Survivors include son, Kip McIntire, Evanston, Wyo.; daughter, Vici Landkamer, Huntsville, Ala.; brother, Dean Jones, Salt Lake City; and sister, Carol Hutchison, Lancaster, Calif.

Funeral service will be Friday, Sept. 6, 4 p.m, at Spry Funeral Home in Huntsville, Ala. Graveside services will be Wednesday, Sept. 11, 1:30 p.m., Price City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Friday at Spry and Wednesday, noon to 1 p.m., at Mitchell Funeral Home in Price.

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