ELMO-Carren's departure from this life began on May 14, 2012 after a long battle of bone marrow cancer, at the age of 70. She was born in Cedar City, Utah and raised in the small town of Tropic, Utah, the daughter of Alston and Orvilla (Lefeaver) Shakespear, both deceased.
She married Roland F. Durfee on June 4, 1960 in the St. George LDS Temple. She was blessed with five children, Kolene Durfee, Juanita (Wayne) McCandless, Terri Ann (Val Jean) Johnson, Robert (Jessica Marsh) Durfee, Roland Dean (Monica) Durfee, she is a grandma of 24 and great-grandma of 17.
Farewell service was Monday, May 21, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Elmo LDS Chapel (Center Street and 100 East). A viewing was held prior to the service at the church from 9-10:30 a.m. Interment was held in the Elmo City Cemetery. Services were in the care of Fausett Mortuary. Friends and family may sign the guest book and share memories of Carren at www.fausettmortuary.com.