CARBONVILLE - Forrest Grant Smith, "Smitty" age 93, passed away July 19, 2005 in Ferron.
Born Oct. 3, 1911 in Murray, to William Willis and Maggie Wood Smith. He married Sarah Jane Griffiths Sept. 7, 1931 in Farmington, later solemnized in the Provo LDS Temple.
He was president of the Carbon High Boosters club in the 1950s.
He loved being a rock hound and served as president of the Carbon County Gem Society. He hunted and fished all his life until his health would no longer allow it and was a lousy housekeeper.
He served as a high priest in the LDS Church.
Forrest is survived by wife of almost 74 years, Jane "Toots" of Carbonville; children and their spouses, Colleen and Duaine Hatch of American Falls, Idaho; Roger and Karen Smith of Castle Dale; Judi and George Baker of Orangeville; Greg Smith of Vail, Colo.; and 27 grandchildren and numerous great and great-great-grandchildren. Also survived by daughters-in-law, Bena Lee Smith of Price and Bonnie Jean Smith of Orem. Preceded in death by sons, Forrest Grant and Gerald Leon; and daughters, Evona and Sharon Ann.
Funeral services will be Saturday, July 23, 11 a.m., in the Price LDS Stake Center (1st South and 5th East in Price), where friends may call one hour prior to services. Burial, Cliffview Cemetery in Price under the direction of Fausett Mortuary.
PRICE/SALT LAKE - With his wife and their family by his side, Clint L. Fillmore, 47, passed away July 10, 2005 after a five year courageous and valiant battle with liver disease.
Born June 18, 1958 to David L. Fillmore and Connie Perez in Price. He married Susan Wood July 17, 1998.
He is survived by wife, Susan; stepchildren, Candace Allen, Joshua (Kiana) Allen; five grandchildren; father, David (Ann) Fillmore; sister-in-law, Vickie; sisters, Kay, Doreen, Darcy, Rachell; brothers, Curtis, Kelly and Brad; stepsister, Michelle (Greg) Frandsen; stepbrothers, Curtis (Boe) Taylor, Randy (Richell) Taylor; many nieces, nephews and good friends. Preceded in death by mother, Connie Baxter; and grandparents, Cloyd and Lucille Fillmore.
A celebration of his life was held in the Jordan River Park July 14. The family wishes to thank the staff at the Hospice Care Source, where Clint's passing was loving and peaceful.
HELPER - Donald E. Watson, age 73, passed away peacefully in his sleep July 21, 2005 in Salt Lake City after a short illness due to complications from a stroke.
He was born April 19, 1932 in Castle Gate, to Lawrence and Bernice Thomas Watson. His family later moved to Emery County where he spent his childhood. Married Louise Nougaret Jan. 27, 1952 and had nine children, they later divorced. He recently exchanged vows with his longtime sweetheart, Doreene Chavez.
Donald worked in many places doing a variety of jobs before he started his own welding company. He had the ability to fix anything and everything, was hard working, strong willed and had integrity. He was a man of his word, although he could tell some big whopper stories and great jokes.
He was a dedicated father, loved his family, cooked big Sunday meals, enjoyed playing cards and loved sports of all kinds, especially football. He enjoyed camping, hunting and spending time outdoors.
He was a fun-loving prankster who got a big kick out of teasing people with a smile and a joke for everyone he met. He loved to dance and sing, and there was laughter in the air when he was around. He was never in too big a hurry to stop and talk to make people laugh.
Survived by Doreene; daughters, Scarlet (Ben), Ilian, Nora (Jody), Darcy (Keith), Anna (Troy), Judy (Chuck), and Nona; Doreene's children, Donna (Mike), Christie, and Michael (Monica); brother, Kenneth (Manon); sisters, Gwen, Shirley (Les), and Louisa; 39 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents; daughter, Lillian; granddaughter, Camie; son, Donald (Gus) Watson; brothers, Raymond; and sister, Ilian.
Funeral service Monday, July 25, 2 p.m. at the Helper LDS Stake Center. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery, Helper.