FERRON - Toni Ward Killpack, age 55, returned to her beloved Father in Heaven on Sunday, June 17, 2007 where she was reunited with her son.
Mom was born Nov. 24, 1951 in Provo to James and Kathryn Ward. She married her high school sweetheart, Parke Lee Killpack, on June 19, 1971 in Cleveland. Their marriage was solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple on May 24, 1980.
Mom was raised in Cleveland.
She was an animal lover. There was no animal that was turned away if it needed help
After raising her five children, Mom went back to school and received her cosmetology license in 1995.
She loved music and teaching children to sing. She served in many musical callings in the church. She had a beautiful singing voice.
Mom always enjoyed telling stories of when she was growing up. Whether the stories were true or not, who knows?
She enjoyed spending time with her family, playing sports, camping and making up games to play with her kids and grandkids. She was the current champion of sock volleyball.
Mom liked to be the comic relief of any situation, no matter if it was a stranger or family, she always made someone laugh. However, if she did not care for someone, they would definitely know it.
Mom, our memories of you will be cherished everyday and your stories will live on through your kids and your grandkids.
Mom is survived by her husband and best friend, Parke; children, Trinidi (Jerry) Price, Kandi (Jerry) Hess, Destri Killpack and Brawny (Marissa) Killpack; mother, Kathryn Ward; mother-in-law, Maude Killpack; four sisters, Trudi (Boyd) Griffin, Kathy Pratt, Sandee Ward and Tracee Goff; one brother, Kohn Ward, and grandchildren, Jeridi, Taijah and Taleigh Price; Bryton, Baylee and Barrick Hess; Shaidyn, Kavery and Jerzie Killpack and Bradin. Mom was preceded in death by her son, Brody; father, James Ward; father-in-law, Dwight Killpack; and brother, Jimmy Ward.
Funeral services will be Friday, June 22, at 11 a.m. at the Bluehills LDS Ward Chapel in Ferron, 35 West 200 North. Visitation will be Thursday, June 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Fausett Mortuary in Castle Dale, 710 N Center Street, and one hour prior to the services on Friday in the Bluehills LDS Ward Chapel. Internment will be in the Ferron City Cemetery.
ELMO - Clark McKay Atwood, age 70, returned to the loving arms of his wife on June 19, 2007.
He was born Aug. 2, 1936 to Soren Edward Atwood and Rachel Pearl Cramer in Elmo. He met his sweetheart, Talma Ritta Nate, in Salt Lake City. They were sealed together June 4, 1958 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Talma passed away on Jan. 18, 1990.
Clark was always a hard worker. He worked as a custodian at different schools throughout the state. He worked for the Emery County School District for several years until he retired.
He always took pride in his work and was always proud of his kids.
Clark enjoyed fishing, hunting, and trapping. He always had a smile and a laugh that will never be forgotten.
Clark was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter -day Saints. He held several positions that included cub master, and executive secretary.
Clark was involved in the community by donating his time as a volunteer. He coached girls softball and was a dedicated member of the Cleveland and Elmo fire departments.
Clark taught his kids how to work and how to be proud of who they are.
As long as could be remembered, he had a paper route. He would deliver papers with his kids, come rain or shine.
He will be dearly missed.
He is survived by eight children; Tammy, Penny (Steven), Becky (Al Ra), Clark (Carolyn), Juley (Robert), Bambi, Jim (Lauri) and Jami (Chris); one brother, Von Atwood; 24 grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren; mother-in-law, Lita Sorensen; brothers-in-law, Ray Nate, Jim Sorensen and Gordon Sorensen; sisters-in-law, Lee Malone and Lita Sorensen. Clark was preceded in death by his loving wife; brothers and sisters; parents; and his grandson, Jameson Tyner.
Funeral services will be Saturday, June 23, at noon at the Elmo LDS Ward Chapel. A viewing will be Friday, June 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Fausett Mortuary in Price and one hour prior to the service. Interment will take place in the Elmo City Cemetery.
TURLOCK, Calif. - Surrounded by her loving children and grandchildren, Argery K. Pallios passed away on June 5, 2007 at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock, Calif.
Argery was born in Mutual on Nov. 18, 1926 to James and Mary Kogepasis. She lived in Utah until her marriage to John Pallios in 1949, at which time she moved to Ceres, Calif.
Argery was a member of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Modesto, Calif. She was a past president of the Philoptohos Society, member of Sisterhood Eleftheria and member of the church choir.
Argery was a longtime supporter of Emanuel Medical Center Foundation in Turlock, Calif.
Argery experienced much joy from her grandchildren, who cherished and adored their grandmother (yiayia).
Her kind and gentle manner will be remembered by all who knew Argery.
Argery was preceded in death by her loving husband, John S. Pallios. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Georgia Varanakis. Argery is survived by her children, Aleta Pallios; Janet Haskin and her husband, Brad; Diane Pallios; and Jim Pallios and his wife, Lindsay. In addition, she is survived by her grandchildren, Erik, Ashleigh, Kari, Elise, Kylie, John, Whitney, Jordan and James. She is also survived by her brothers, George Korbis and John Korbis of Idaho; and sister, Madeline Balkwill of Washington.
Funeral services were June 8 at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation.
Remembrances may be made to the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, 313 Tokay Avenue, Modesto, CA 95353 or to Emanuel Medical Center, Office of Development, 825 Delbon Avenue, Turlock, CA 95382.