PRICE/Louisiana - Loraine Bell Roye, age 83, passed away Aug. 17, 2004 at the Castle Country Care Center in Price.
She was born March 31, 1921 in Vardarman, Miss., to Walter V. and Edmond Elmira Flowers Bell. Married Vasco William Roye March 2, 1946 in Monroe, La. He died May 21, 1981 and their marriage was later solemnized in the LDS Temple.
Member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
During the earlier years, she worked as a factory worker, beautician, seamstress and operated a child care center in her home for many years.
Pat was very independent, strong willed and she never stopped trying to better herself. In 1965, she returned to school and received her high school diploma at the same time as her son, Eddie.
Mom continued to live alone until she had a stroke in 1999.
She will be dearly missed by family and many longtime friends.
She is survived by two sons and two daughters, William Eddie Roye, Price; Kathleen Roye, Auburn, Ala.; Martha J. Perry, Salt Lake City; Terry D. (Leigh Anne) Roye, Manchester, Conn.; two brothers, Fred and Roy; a sister, Christine; 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents, three brothers and two sisters.
Visitation Thursday evening, Aug. 19, from 6-8 p.m., at Mitchell Funeral Home, 233 E. Main Street, Price. Graveside service Sat., Aug. 21, 3 p.m., at Hasley Cemetery, West Monroe, La. Family will be at Mulhearn Funeral Home on McMillan Road Saturday, from 1-2:30 p.m.
PRICE - Artell Nielson Jewkes, 90, passed away Sun., Aug. 22, 2004 in Price.
She was born Jan. 21, 1914 in Cleveland, to Willard Richard and Kisty E. Larsen Nielson. She married Fred Jewkes and they made their home in Carbon County. He passed away in 1972.
Artell was a member of the LDS Church and enjoyed relief society. She was an avid reader and was a woman who enjoyed the simple things in life. Above all else, she loved her family and was a wonderful mother and grandmother.
Artell is survived by two children, JoAnn Brandon of Rockland, Calif.; and son, Richard and Myrna Jewkes of Price; six grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Also survived by a dear brother, Kenneth Nielson, whose kindness to his sister is much appreciated by her family. Preceded in death by two infant children who died at birth, three brothers and one sister. The family would like to thank the staff at Parkdale Care Center for their kindness in caring for their mother.
Funeral services will be held Fri., Aug. 27, 11 a.m. in the Price 4th/5th LDS Ward Chapel where friends may call one hour prior to services. Burial, Price City Cemetery under the direction of Fausett Mortuary.
HELPER - LaRue "Prudy" Morley Dunn, age 78, passed away Aug. 18, 2004 at Parkdale Care Center in Price.
Born Jan. 17, 1926 in Vernal to Austin and Lena Meyers Morley. Married Norman Patterson in LDS Temple, later divorced. Married Leo B. Dunn, July 1, 1967 in Mack, Colo. He died May 18, 2001.
Member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Lifelong resident of Carbon County where she worked for Western Union and U.S. Steel. "Prudy" loved bowling and she bowled for "Mitchell's Mummies" for many years. She will be dearly missed by her family and many dear friends.
Survived by children, R. Scott (Michelle) Dunn, West Jordan; Diana (Michael) Baker, West Valley; four grandchildren, Mark Dunn, Portland, Ore.; Cheryl (Garrett) Walin, Kearns; Terence Strawhun, Omaha, Neb.; Kimberly Pratt, West Valley; and five loving great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents; daughter, Peggy Ann Patterson; son, Gregory Daniel Patterson; one sister and three brothers.
Graveside service Sat., Aug. 21 at Price City Cemetery under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home.