FERRON- Our loving father, Arnold LaForour Wayman, returned to his Heavenly Father on Jan. 22, 2006 in Salt Lake City. He was surrounded by his children and his loved ones at the time of his death. He was 74. Arnold was born in Ferron on Dec. 16, 1931 to Arnold and Amy Wayman.
He married Maureen Davison on May 22, 1963. They had three children together, Marie, April and Douglas. They later divorced. Arnold married Sharon Brown on Feb. 19, 1972 and had two more children, Arnie and Sandy. They also later divorced.
Arnold loved and supported his family. He worked at the Hunter Power Plant for close to 20 years. He spent his life farming and enjoyed including his children in the work. In later years, he enjoyed reading the scriptures and taught his family the gospel by the way he lived his life. He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was an ordained High Priest.
We are grateful for the time God allowed us to spend with him. He was dearly loved and he will be missed.
Funeral services will be Thurs., Jan. 26, 2006 at 12 noon, in the Blue Hills LDS Chapel (200 North State Street, Ferron). Friends may call Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Fausett Mortuary in Castle Dale and one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in the Ferron City Cemetery.
RUTH, NEV./EMERY- Marlan Whitman Mitchell, age 68, passed away Jan. 12, 2006 in Las Vegas, Nev. from injuries received in an auto accident.
He was born Aug. 3, 1937 in Salt Lake City to Emery Willey and Dorothy Whitman Mitchell.
Longtime resident of California and Nevada, where he was worked as a laborer for the Santa Anna Local #652 and later retired from the Las Vegas Local #872. Marlan enjoyed the solitude of the desert and all it had to offer. He will be dearly missed by his family and many longtime friends.
Survived by his daughter, Dorothy June Mitchell; grandchildren, Skyler, Erica and Taylor; brothers, Maurae "Ray" (Nora) Whitman Mitchell, Merrell (Maria) Whitman Mitchell; sister Mardith M. (Brad) Biedermann.
Preceded in death by parents, sister, Marlene Mitchell Gowdy; nephew, Jeffrey Gowdy.
Funeral service, was held Sat. Jan. 21 in the Emery LDS Ward Chapel, under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home of Price.
Kurt Duane Williams, loving husband, father, brother, son, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, left this earthly existence back to the loving arms of our Heavenly Father after a valiant battle with cancer on Jan. 22, 2006 in Provo.
Kurt was born on May 7, 1942 to Glen Duane and Carol Clayton Williams, a direct descendant of William Clayton. He was raised in Salt Lake City and served a full LDS mission in Australia. He also joined the army and was a green beret paratrooper. Kurt later attended Brigham Young University where he met his best friend Karon Payne Williams. They were married in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on Sept. 9, 1965.
Kurt was a very hard worker, hauling coal for local+ trucking companies, but his real passion was his current hobby as a car dealer.
Kurt is survived by his wife Karon Payne Williams; children, Scott Duane and Charlotte Williams, Kajsia Williams, and Corey and Natille Sorensen; grandchildren, Shelby, Sierra, Mercedes, Stefan, Sam, Clara, JoAnna, baby boy Sorensen, and baby Williams; great-grandchild MaKayla; brothers and sisters, Joan and Clair Lloyd, Peggy and Rod Jacobsen, Coray and Jonie Williams, and Leslie and Trevor Boyd; and mother Carol Clayton Williams. He was preceded in death by his father Glen Duane Williams and brother Glen Bradley Williams.
Funeral services will be held Fri. Jan. 27, 2006 at 1 p.m. at the Castle Dale Third Ward LDS chapel with a viewing one hour prior. There will also be a viewing held Thurs. Jan. 26, 2006 from 5-7 p.m. at Fausett's Mortuary in Castle Dale. Interment in the Castle Dale City Cemetery.
Jan. 7, 1926-Jan. 21, 2006
All that is not given is lost.
HUNTINGTON- Our cherished mother, Helen Brown, has left behind her much loved deserts and garden to share a well-deserved rest with her husband. She passed away peacefully in her home Jan. 21, 2006, leaving her children and grandchildren with memories of a life lived to serve, nurture and create beauty.
Helen was born Jan. 7, 1926, in Orangeville to Samuel Marks Miles and Ella Peacock Miles. She married Carl William Brown in Orangeville on Aug. 8, 1944; that marriage was later sealed in the Manti LDS Temple.
Helen's was a difficult life, raising her two young sons alone after Carl's death on April 14, 1962. But Miles and Lee remember most her love of fishing and gardening, her delightful meals, and a tradition of beautiful quilts, needlework and crocheted treasures.
She leaves behind her sons Miles Leon Brown of Brigham City and Mervin Lee Brown of Syracuse; Mile's wife Jerri L. Brown and children, Rachel Post, Rebecca Smith and Samuel Brown; and Lee's wife Maureen Brown and children, Liberty Westover, Carl Brown, April Brown and McKenna Brown.
Helen's legacy included four great grandchildren; Kimball, Caitlin, Nathan and Alyssa. She is also survived by her brother Mervin S. Miles and his wife Gale. She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Jane Heiniger and an infant brother.
Viewings will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Tues. Jan. 24 at Fausett Mortuary in Castle Dale and from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Huntington Fourth Ward LDS Chapel on Main Street. The funeral will follow at 11 a.m. at the Huntington Chapel. She will be laid to rest in the Huntington City Cemetery under the direction of Fausett Mortuary.