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Jedediah Murray "Jeddy"

Jedediah Koalani Murray of Huntington, Utah returned to his loving Heavenly Father peacefully on Sun., July 23, 2006, of injuries sustained in an auto/bike accident. Jedediah was born, Feb. 24, 2001, in Magna, Utah to Terry and Barbara Bateman Murray.

Jedediah's true character was expressed and felt by the literal meaning of his given name. Jedediah in Hebrew means friend to God. Koalani in Hawaiian means Heavenly Warrior. Jedediah's greatest accomplishments have been to serve his Father in Heaven through the sharing of his many talents.

Jedediah enjoyed family, service, art, sports, reading, intelligent conversation and lots of fun with C.J., Josie and all his friends. Our family is very privileged to have him a part of our lives. All those who had the blessing of knowing him were touched by his sweet spirit. We will miss him.

Jedediah is survived by his loving parents; grandparents, Lenore and Clyde D. Murray, James and Peggy Bateman and Maymo Scott; six brothers and one sister; Jared, Jameson, Jacob, Malia, Jordan, Jaron and Jaden Murray.

A celebration of Jedediah's life was held on July 26, 2006 at the Lindquist's Bountiful Mortuary. Interment: Altonah, Utah city cemetery, email condolences to

John Ward Tucker

CLEVELAND-Our loving father, grandfather and longtime friend, John Ward Tucker passed away peacefully July 21, 2006 at the age of 90. He was born Jan. 1, 1916 in Cleveland, Utah to Moses and Florence Ward Tucker.

On May 3, 1937, Ward married Cecilia Ruth Jensen, in Price; she died April 25, 1994. He was a lifelong resident of Cleveland where he enjoyed many wonderful years farming with his family.

He loved being in the outdoors, especially when he was participating in rodeos and racing horses. He was a retired member of the United Mine Workers of America, Hiawatha Local #6363.

Ward will be dearly missed by his family and a community of friends.

He is survived by his sons, Roy (Deloris) Tucker, Huntington; Voy (Clistie) Tucker, Moab; Deloye Tucker, Cleveland; sister, Madge Nelson, Cleveland; nine grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter. Preceded in death by his parents, wife, son, Cloye Tucker; four brothers and two sisters.

Funeral service was held Tues. July 25, 2006 at 11 a.m. at Mitchell Funeral Home. Family was at Mitchell's Tuesday one hour prior to service. Interment in Cleveland City Cemetery.

Geraldine Jones

SUNNYSIDE- Geraldine Jones "Grandma Geri" passed away July 29, 2006 at Price Hospital surrounded by loving family. Grandma Geri was loved by her children, her grandchildren, her great-grandchildren and many friends.

Grandma Geri was born Dec. 11, 1929 in Orangeville, Utah to Alvin and Elverta Johnson. Married Keith R. Jones on May 21, 1946 in Orangeville, Utah.

Grandma Geri was known for her stout heart and strong work ethics, indeed she was a very independent woman. That did not however prevent her from sharing a love to all those whose lives she touched. She welcomed all those who came to her doorstep with open arms. She loved hunting, fishing and gardening. As a seamstress Grandma Geri made clothes for her children and grandchildren. She worked at Korets of California as a seamstress for many years.

One of Grandma Geri's most admirable traits was her love for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her love stemmed from the fact that she herself was young at heart. It was not an uncommon thing to see her climbing trees or playing games with her grandchildren, games that she herself instigated. She was full of love for all. In her latter years many friends from Joe's Valley came to her aid, such was the impact of the lives she touched.

Grandma Geri was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Keith and her son David.

She is survived by her children Roger and Susan Jensen (Castle Dale, Utah), Russell and Jacka Jones (Castle Dale, Utah), John and Kathryn Lozinsky (Hayden, Colo.); Roger and Carla Jones (East Carbon, Utah), Don and Peggy Swanson (American Fork, Utah), 21 grandchildren and 30 great- grandchildren. Siblings Leonard Johnson, LaNore Porter, Lucille Griffiths, Judy Durffee.

Thank you to Community Nursing Home Health and staff. A special thank you to Tisa and Alysia for their extra loving care. She will be missed by all.

Memorial services will be held at Fausett Mortuary in Castle Dale, Wed., Aug. 2, 2006 at 11 a.m. Visitation one hour prior to services under the direction of Fausett Mortuary.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to a charity of your choice.

Louisa Salazar-Bueno

HELPER-Louisa Regina Salazar-Bueno, age 85, passed away July 24, 2006 in Helper. She was born Nov. 10, 1920 in Alcalde, N.M. to Luis and Cleofas Lopez Salazar. She married Max Bueno, October 1940 in Helper; he passed away on Feb. 16, 1973.

Louisa was a longtime resident of Helper where she was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church. She loved visiting with family and friends, especially when she was visiting and sharing her music at the senior citizens center.

Louisa was blessed with a big heart, and she received many special thanks and recognition for her dedication and concern of others. She enjoyed cooking, bingo, embroidering, traveling with family, and going out to eat.

She is survived by her children, Tina (Osmundo) Herrera, Nambe, N.M.; Dennis (Anita) Salazar, Price; Virginia (John) Solis, Helper; Maxine (Jesus) Zamarron, Albuquerque, N.M.; Max Bueno, Salt Lake City; Molly (Tomas) Solis, Price; Johnny (Mary) Bueno, Price; sister, Jerry Montoya, Alcalde, N.M.; sister-in-law, Maxine Salazar, Alcalde, N.M.; also survived by 21 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and special friend Tino Gutierrez. Preceded in death by her husband, son, Louie Bueno; brothers and sisters, Clorinda Garcia, Feliberto Lopez, Agrepina Chacon, Mariaita Salazar, Floripe Salazar, Quirino Salazar, Felipe Salazar, Benny Salazar, and Wilfred Salazar.

Vigil service was held Wed. July 26, 2006 at 6 p.m. at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Helper, and Fri. July 28, 2006 at 7 p.m. at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Alcalde, N.M. Funeral Mass was Sat. July 29, 2006 at 9 a.m. at St. Ann's Catholic Church. Committal service, Lavillita Cemetery, Alcalde, N.M., under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home.

Glen Lemmon

PRICE-Our precious angel, Glen A. Lemmon, age 32, walked away from this world July 24, 2006. He was born Dec. 4, 1973 in Price to Pat and Ginger Lemmon. From his birth Glen traveled a difficult path.

No matter the obstacle he pushed on, inspiring everyone who knew him with his remarkable strength, unrelenting courage, and unconditional love. Rarely do we find an individual that can change you for a lifetime simply by their presence.

Glen was blessed to have the very best aunts, uncles and cousins. They were all so good to him. But most of all Glen's Grandpa Merrill and Grandma Betty were the best grandparents anyone could ever hope for. They took him on many, many camping trips so Glen could do his most favorite thing and that was fishing. Fishing is only one of many things they did with Glen.

Glen had many special friends he loved to spend time at the Apple House. Glen was blessed to have the very best aides while attending Castle Valley Center. Lorene Miller who we considered her more of a second mother than just his aide. Glen loved his aides Cori Swasey, Amber Christenson, Candy Jaramillo and Michael Wood. Nicole Staker was a lifelong friend that he also loved. Jenna Davis was Glen's girlfriend. They made the cutest couple and loved going to the prom with each other.

Glen is survived by parents, Pat and Ginger Lemmon; brothers, T.J. Lemmon, Salt Lake City; Brett Lemmon, Price; grandparents, Merrill and Betty Jones, Price; and many loving aunts, uncles and cousins.

Memorial mass was held Thurs. July 27, 2006 at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Vigil service was Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. at Mitchell Funeral Home. Family was a Mitchell's Wednesday and Thursday one hour prior to service. Committal service, Price City Cemetery.

Gregory Fausett

PRICE-Our beloved comforter is now comforted. Gregory Edward Fausett, 50, died July 25, 2006, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born Nov. 3, 1955 in San Francisco, Calif. to Grant and Betty Shaw Fausett. Sealed for time and all eternity to Terri Godbout, Oct. 6, 1978, in the Los Angeles, Calif. Temple.

Greg received his Eagle Scout award at 14. He served an honorable mission in the Washington D.C. Mission, followed by the Brazil Sao Paulo South Mission.

He loved music, photography, shooting, and sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ. Every family he served at Fausett Mortuary became a part of his heart. He worked at Fausett Mortuary in Price for 30 years, the last six as owner and operator. He was the Price Red Cross liaison, a member of the Nine Mile Players and a former member of the Price Vocal Ensemble and a previous officer on the Price Elks Club. He attended Brigham Young University, College of Eastern Utah, and graduated with a degree in mortuary science from Cypress College in California.

Greg is survived by his parents, Price; wife, Terry, Price; children (to whom he was a hero), Aaron (Sara Anne) Fausett, Billings, Mont.; Natalie (Clayton) Lofthouse, West Jordan; Heather Fausett, Price; Elder Jonathan Fausett, Argentina Buenos Aries South Mission; Sarah Fausett and Megan Fausett, Price. Grandchildren Caleb and Elisabeth. Brother and sisters, Steve (Louise) Fausett, Salem; Betty Jean (Garth) Guymon, Fruit Heights; Brad (Mindy) Fausett, Eagle Mountain; Sue (Mark) Larsen, St. George; Charlotte (Joshua) Frame, St. George. Father and mother-in-law John and Sonjia Godbout, Mesa, Ariz.; and a special grandmother Mildred Cox. Many nieces and nephews. Aunt and uncles, Max Fausett, Bertha Sanders, Bill (Kathleen) Shaw, George Buckway, Grace (Bill) Morris, Archie (Ewana) McLaughlin, Bernard (Jean) Shaw, Theda Johnston. Also survived by a wonderful and gifted mortuary staff he loved and appreciated so much. Preceded in death by grandparents and baby brother Kevin.

Funeral services were held Mon. July 31 at 1 p.m. at the Price Stake Center, 150 South 500 East. Viewing at Fausett Mortuary from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday and also from 11:30-12:45 prior to the service at the church. Burial in Price City Cemetery under the direction of Fausett Mortuary. Alma 5:26-27; Sing, our Angel.

Lavell "Red" Wilson

LAWRENCE-Lavell "Red" Wilson, beloved uncle, cousin, and friend, passed away July 25, 2006. Red was born Dec. 24, 1922 in Lawrence. In his younger years Red broke horses, which was something he was very gifted at. He had a love for horses.

Red herded cattle for the Marsing Brothers. He left the Marsing Brothers to work in the coal mines, which he did for 28 years at Hiawatha. His love for farming never left his heart so he and his brother worked a farm aside from also working in the coal mines.

In 1965 he was married to Ellnamae Nielson in Las Vegas. Red and Ellnamae were married for 20 years and later divorced.

Red was the youngest child and preceded in death by two sisters, Lillian Wilson and Marry Christensen, and two brothers, Jessco and Ernest, all were raised in Lawrence.

Graveside services were held in Lawrence on Fri. July 28, 2006 at 11 a.m. under the direction of Fausett Mortuary.

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