WELLINGTON - Dal Pierce Wells, 78, passed away at his home in Wellington March 22, 2003.
He was born March 24, 1924 in Victor to James Kershew and Vena Mae Pierce Wells. He married Colleen Snyder March 12, 1947 in the Manti LDS Temple.
He was a veteran of WWII, serving in the U.S. Navy.
His love was farming and his family.
He was a member of the LDS Church and served many callings, including a mission to the northwestern states mission.
He is survived by wife, Colleen of Wellington; his children, Glen (Tammy) Wells, Cheryl (Arnold) Cooper, Paula (Kim) Noyes, all of Wellington; and Ted (Margaret) Wells, Price; 18 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; one brother, Robert; sisters, Leah, Anne, Patsy and Verna. He was preceded in death by his parents; twin stillborn daughters; two brothers, Ray and Lynn; and one granddaughter, Frankie Nicole Noyes.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 25, at 11 a.m. at the Wellington LDS Stake Center. A viewing will be one hour prior to services at the church. Interment will follow in the Wellington City Cemetery.
WELLINGTON - Clarence R. "Bud" Peterson, age 73, passed away March 22, 2003 at his home.
Born Aug. 9, 1929 in Altoona, Pa., to Harrison Egan and Elizabeth Peterson. Married Shirley L. Wheaton Nov. 24, 1983 in Price.
Bud honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during Korea from 1947 to 1956, where he was a POW for 33 and one-half months.
He was a life member and past commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2379 and a life member of the DAV 16 in Price. Retired from the Teamsters Union Local 222 with 35 years of service.
Bud was a resident of Carbon County since 1973 and will be dearly missed by family and friends.
Survived by wife, Shirley Peterson, Wellington; three sons and one daughter, Skipper (Kim) Noone, Price; Bruce Noone, Price; Luke Noone, Mesquite, Nev.; and Karla Schade, Price; nephew, Merl Travers, Twenty Nine Palms, Calif.; brother-in-law, William (Jan) Wheaton, Sextonville, Wis.; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents; brother, Chuck Egan; and sister, Mona Powers.
Memorial service Friday, March 28, 1 p.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's one-half hour prior to service. Interment, Wellington City Cemetery.
PRICE - Evelyn Marie Gres-ham Patton, age 73, passed away March 22, 2003, after a long courageous battle with cancer.
She was born Nov. 18, 1929 in Snyder, Okla., to Thomas Alvie and Lurlene Pearson Gresham. Evelyn married Arville Lee Patton Dec. 16, 1945 in Brownfield, Texas, and they had two children, Larry and Shirley.
Evelyn was very active in her church, not only as the pastor's wife, but as the church pianist and Sunday School teacher. Evelyn was a pastor's wife for 48 years, as she and Arville pastored in eight churches throughout Texas, Colorado and Utah.
As a pastor's wife she shared her life with many through her graciousness, great sense of humor and loving compassion.
Survived by husband, Arville Patton, Price; son, Larry (Lori) Patton, Killeen, Texas; daughter, Shirley (Aleck) Shilaos, Price; sisters, Dean (Raymond) Hay-wood, Brownfield, Texas; Juanita (Bill) Click, Weeches, Texas; brother, Wayne (Nelma) Gres-ham, Albuquerque, N.M.; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents; brother, JD Gresham; and grandson, Aleck Shilaos Jr.
Funeral service Wednesday, March 26, 11 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's' Tuesday 7 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday one hour prior to service. Friends are welcome at Mitchell's daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Interment, Price City Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Gideons.
PRICE - Tom D. Jensen, age 69, passed away March 23, 2003 at Castleview Hospital in Price.
Born June 20, 1933 in Elmo to Joe and Chloe Oviatt Jensen. Married Jane Toner, later divorced.
Tom was an active member of the Price Elks Lodge 1550, where he enjoyed his many longtime friends and brothers from the Elks. He was a former longtime resident of Rock Springs, Wyo., where he worked for FMC, Allied and General Chemical as a safety manager and MSHA as a federal mine inspector for five years.
Tom was very proud of his four loving granddaughters.
The family wishes to thank his dear friend and physician, Dr. Max Morgan, and staff.
He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Survived by son, Tom E. (Brenda) Jensen, Rock Springs, Wyo.; companion, Rosina Sia-peras, Price; four granddaughters, Clanci (Slade) Hawks, Magna; Kasie (Dominic) Wolf, Ormond Beach, Fla.; Carrie Merrow, Rock Springs, Wyo.; Sara (Robert) Cheney, Ormond Beach, Fla.; and four great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents; daughter, Terri Merrow; two brothers and two sisters.
Memorial service Thursday, March 27, 10 a.m., Price Elks Lodge. Family will be at the Elks Thursday one half hour prior to service.
HUNTINGTON - Matthew Glen Scovill, age 27, died March 23, 2003.
He was born Feb. 28, 1976 to Neal and Diana Cowley Scovill.
Matthew graduated from Emery County High School. He worked for Nielson Construction for the past nine years.
Matthew enjoyed camping.
He is survived by parents; brother, Don (Jennifer) Scovill; a sister, Layna (Don) Johnson; one grandfather, Thomas Reed Livingston; nieces and nephew, Misty, Misha, Kylie and Josh. Preceded in death by grandparents.
He was greatly loved and will be missed and remembered always.
Funeral service Wednesday, March 26, 11 a.m., Huntington 3rd LDS Ward under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will meet one hour prior to the services at the ward chapel. Interment, Huntington City Cemetery.
KENILWORTH/ SUMTER, S.C. - Shirley Nucich Evenich, age 66, died Friday, March 21, 2003 at Tuomey Healthcare Systems.
Shirley was born in Kenilworth, a daughter of the late Joseph Nucich and the late Angelina and Edward C. Zorn.
She was of the Catholic faith and was a loving mother and grandmother.
Surviving are two sons, Charles J. (Jayne) Evenich; Patrick D. (Debbie) Evenich; all of Sumter, S.C.; two daughters, Deborah E. (Joseph) Shade, Dalzell, S.C.; Charlene Evenich (Kenneth) Thompson, Jacksonville, Fla.; two sisters, Joanne Lessar, Price; Margie Duzenak, Wellington; six grandchildren, Tiffany Apgar, Robbie Christmas, Brandon Shade, Shane Evenich, Keith Coker and Charles Evenich Jr.; four great-grandchildren and two very special friends, Teresa Martin and Mary Miller.
Funeral service were March 24 at the chapel of Bullock Funeral Home, Sumter, S.C.
Memorials may be sent to the American Diabetes Association, 2711 Middleburg Dr., Columbia, SC 29204 or the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, 801 Roeder, Suite 750, Silver Spring, MD 20910.
Online memorials may be sent to the family members at www.bullockfuneralhome.com.