PRICE-Cathleen J. Beardall Sailors, age 63, passed away May 20, 2010 at her home in Price after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.
She was born May 24, 1946 in Springville to George Ross and Effa Shakespear Beardall.
Cathy was a resident of Carbon County since 1969 where she made many wonderful friends over the years. As a single mother of two boys, Cathy decided to return to school and pursue a career in nursing. In 1977, she graduated from the College of Eastern Utah and later went to work at Castleview Hospital for nine years. For the past 23 years she worked at Castle Country Care Center in Price where she touched many patients, co-workers, doctors and families over the years.
Cathy loved her job and her pleasant smile could brighten anyone's day regardless what time it was. She was a very proud, dedicated, hard worker who was well liked by her co-workers and the many patients that she cared for.
Cathy loved to spend time with her family, especially fishing, camping and hunting in the mountains near Joe's Valley. Cathy was a true fighter until the end and she will be missed by all.
She is survived by her sons, Brian (Brandi) Jones, Price, Darrin (Tamara) Sailors, West Jordan; four brothers and one sister, Bernell (Carol) Beardall, Hurricane, Nilan (Helen) Beardall, Springville, Eugene (Peggy) Beardall, Provo, Glen Beardall, Salt Lake City, Sharon Beardall, Provo; seven grandchildren, Cameron and Camie Jones, Derek and Devan Sailors, Lacie, Kenneth and Eryn Luman.
Cathy was preceded in death by her parents, four infant brothers, Merlin, Rulon, Aaron and Adden "Babe"; and sisters, Nelda Upton and Darlene Blackwell.
Funeral service, Tuesday, May 25, 2010, 11 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home, 233 E. Main Street in Price. Family will be at Mitchell's Tuesday one hour prior to service. Interment, Evergreen Cemetery in Springville. Friends are welcome to share memories of Cathy at www.mitchellfuneralhome.net.