FERRON: Donna Mills Downard, age 62 our loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend passed away unexpectedly, Friday, April 13, 2012. She was born July 14, 1949 in American Fork, Utah to Donald Hector and Ada Bushnell Taft Mills. Donna married Johnnie Edward Downard on June 20, 1969 in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple.
Donna was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many capacities. She owned and operated her own business for many years, Seams Like Stitches and enjoyed many different craft projects including, painting and cross stitching. Donna also enjoyed cooking, genealogy, indexing and most of all planning and being together on family campouts. Most important to Donna was her loving husband, children, grandchildren and extended family.
Donna is survived by her husband, Johnnie; children: Jeffrey (Amberlie) Downard of Salem, Utah, Angela (Travis) Bergstrom of Las Vegas, Nev., Laura (Brandon) Woodhouse of Monticello, Utah and Trisha (Ted) Jensen of Hurricane, Utah; 14 grandchildren; and siblings: Dorothy Woodcox of American Fork, Utah, Loretta (Sherwin) Massey of Payson, Utah, Calvin (Jolene) Mills of American Fork, Utah and Yvonne (Kent) Blanco of American Fork, Utah.
Donna was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 12 noon at the Ferron LDS Stake Center, 555 South 400 West. A viewing will be Tuesday, April 17 from 6-8 p.m. at Fausett Mortuary, 720 North Center St. Castle Dale and on Wednesday from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Stake Center prior to the services. Interment will be in the Ferron City Cemetery.
Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary. Friends and family may sign the guest book and share memories of Donna at www.fausettmortuary.com.