WELLINGTON - Woodrow Leon Pilling, 88, Big Spring Ranch, Carbon County, passed away Jan. 10, 2005 at Castleview Hospital in Price.
Born Sept. 5, 1916 in Desert Lake, to William and Albertina Christensen Oveson Pilling. Married Erma Burton May 31, 1935 at Wellington.
Woodrow loved his family and left them a wonderful legacy. He was a gentleman whose integrity, honesty and decency left this world a better place. He was dearly loved by all of his family and friends and there will be a great void left by his passing, including his ever present cowboy hat and electric smile.
He built the straightest fences around and could put shoes on a horse that couldn't be thrown.
He helped carry the famous Pilling Figurines by pack saddle out of Range Creek and drove the first motorized vehicle into Range Creek, a Ford pickup.
He had a deep interest in Native American history and cowboy history.
He loved tending to his livestock and the ranch and he always wanted a horse close by.
Member of the LDS Church, United Mine Workers of America, Grassy Trail Riding Club and was named, along with Erma, Conservationist Rancher of the Year by Price River Soil Conservation District, April 6, 1991.
Survived by wife, Erma, of 69 years, Price; sons, Kent and Carol Pilling, Big Spring Ranch and Huntington; Bill and Anna May Pilling, Carbonville; daughters, Jeanne and Jim Marrs, Price; Suzan and Skip Critchlow, Wellington; 12 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. Preceded in death by parents; son, Jack Clinton; six brothers; two sisters; three grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Jan. 15, noon, at the Wellington LDS Stake Center, 935 East Main. Family will be at the stake center from 11 a.m. to noon for visitation. Burial will be at Price City Cemetery under the direction of Fausett Mortuary.
Memorial donations may be made in Woodrow's name to the College of Eastern Utah Prehistoric Museum, Price.
PRICE - Steve George Douros, age 73, slipped peacefully into the hands of the Lord on Jan. 9, 2005.
He was born May 17, 1931 in Kenilworth to Gust and Cressy Kastranakis Douros. Married JoAnn Olsen Jan. 5, 1954 in Hiawatha.
Member of the Price Chapel-CMA and his faith in the Lord was strong.
Steve was proud of his service to his country as a United States Marine and also to the community as a Price city police officer.
He retired from the Utah Highway Patrol with over 25 years of service.
Steve loved taking his family to Wendover and playing the slots.
Survived by loving wife, JoAnn Douros, Price; sons, Steve (Regina) Douros, Covina, Calif.; Michael (Connie) Douros, John (Sue) Douros; brothers, Tony (Cathy) Douros; Andrew (Reva) Douros, all of Price; grandchildren, Steven, Athena, John Paul "JP", Chris, Jenifer, Drew and Dustin; and great-grandson, Steven. Preceded in death by parents; brother, John; sister, Mary; and sons, Christopher and Brad Douros. The family would like to give a special thanks to Dr. Tudor for all his love and care.
Memorial service Saturday, Jan. 15, 2 p.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's one hour prior to service. Interment, Price City Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be sent to the American Red Cross at Asian Tsunami Relief, International Response Fund, PO Box 37295, Washington, DC 20012.
PRICE - Lenila May (Timothy) Jensen, age 80, passed away Jan. 7, 2005 in Price.
She was born Nov. 5, 1924 in Cleveland, to John J. and Amelia (Ellison) Timothy. She married Dean A. Jensen on May 29, 1941 in Castle Dale. He passed away Aug. 15, 1972.
Lenila had great pride in her garden and especially enjoyed giving its yield to everyone around her. She loved to cook. But her greatest joy was her family, her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Lenila is survived by children, Sally Jensen of Murray, Denis (Karen) Jensen of Midvale; Irene Draney of Springville; Gary (Tammy) Jensen of Helper; Kenneth (Ute) Jensen and Janet (Russ) Forsythe, both of Price; Steven Jensen of Wellington; Vance Jensen and June Jensen, both of Castle Dale; 40 grandchildren, 82 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Also survived by six brothers, LaVar Timothy of Preston, Idaho; Lionel (Ruby) Timothy of Price; Edwin and Douglas Timothy, both of Salt Lake; Sherrel (Susan) Timothy of Colorado; Darrel (Joyce) Timothy of Virginia; two sisters, Dora (Woody) Hunter of Arizona; and ViEva Sanderson of Price; and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, husband, two brothers, two sisters, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services were Monday in Castle Dale under the direction of Fausett Mortuary. Interment was in the Castle Dale Cemetery.
If I knew it would be the last time that I'd see you fall asleep. I'd tuck you in more tightly and pray your soul to keep. If I knew it would be the last time I'd see you walk out the door. I'd give you a big hug and kiss and call you back for one more!