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Edith Laverne Devereaux

April 25, 1937 - January 23, 2008

Our mother, loved by her family and friends, has gone to meet her Father In Heaven. Edith Laverne Devereaux passed away at St. Mary's Hospital on Jan. 23, 2008.

Edith was born April 25, 1937 to Lawrence and Constance Cunningham Grosser in Lewistown, Mont. She married Lawrence Devereaux on March 31, 1961 in Meeker, Colo.

Edith enjoyed her friends and family as well as crocheting, reading and her pets. She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church attending morning bible devotion and her weekly bible study.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers one sister and a son. She is survived by her husband Lawrence Devereaux of Grand Junction, Colo., son Mike (Robin) Devereaux of Huntington, Utah, daughters, Susan Gordon Great Falls, Mont., and Angelene Devereaux of Grand Junction, Colo., 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A service was held at 11 a.m. on Jan. 31, 2008 at Emmanuel Baptist Church with visitation one hour prior at the church. In lieu of flowers donations in Edith's name may be made to the Emmanuel Baptist Church Building Fund at 395 31 5/8 Road, Grand Junction, CO. 81504.

Mildred Marie Guy Hidey

CASTLE DALE-Mildred Marie Guy Hidey, 81, passed away on Jan. 31, 2008, in Price, Utah. Mildred was born on April 29, 1926, to Pearl Dewitt and Fanny Delightful Guy in Troutville, Virginia. She married Moyne Francis Hidey Sr. on April 10, 1945, in Russell, Ken.

Mildred was a very special wife, mother, grandma, great-grandma, and great-great-grandma. She was a special friend and was loved by all who knew her. Mildred was a very spiritual person who loved her Lord and Savior. She was a wonderful, cook, and loved her family. She was the rock of our family, and we will miss her dearly. Bye Mom. We will miss you. Love ya.

She is survived by her husband; two children: Brenda Joyce (Donald) Cologie of Ferron, and Moyne Francis (Anna Marie) Hidey Jr. of Price; two siblings: Evelyn Haja of Roanoke, Va., and Roy Guy of Leesville, Ohio; five grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, and nine great-great-grandchildren.

Mildred was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers: Clyde Guy, Alvin Guy, and Paul Guy Sr.; a great-granddaughter; and a special sister-in-law.

Memorial services were Monday, Feb. 4, 2008, at 11 a.m., at Fausett Mortuary in Castle Dale. Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary.

MarJean Matilda Bowden Eden Clarke

ORANGEVILLE-Our loving mother, MarJean Matilda Bowden Eden Clarke, 81, passed away peacefully Feb. 1, 2008, at the home of her son, Henry Clarke. She was born May 4, 1926 in Salt Lake City, Utah, to George Clarence and Sarah Ann Rawson Bowden. She married William Joseph Eden in May 1942. They later divorced in 1945. She then married Henry Gordon Clarke Sr. on March 22, 1946. Their marriage was solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple on May 21, 1966.

MarJean grew up in Garfield, Utah, learning many homemaking skills from her mother. She was known for her cooking and crocheting talents, having made quilts for all of her children and grandchildren. She loved camping and fishing and left us all with an appreciation for the outdoors.

She is survived by her children: Pat (Paul) Hill of Price, SueAnn (John) Naranjo of West Valley, Kathy (Van) Cook of Eureka, Calif., Henry (Janice) Clarke Jr. of Orangeville, and Shawnee Clarke of Orangeville; three brothers: George Clarence Bowden Jr. of Magna, Marvin Bowden of Ferron, and Lawry Bowden of Hurricane; 34 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Henry Gordon Clarke Sr.; five sons: William Rodney (Billy Joe) Eden, Ronald Lee Eden, Kelly D. Clarke, Davies Clarke, and Kim Clarke; three sisters: Betty (Mike) Davidson, Vayomi (George) Beagley, and Marsha (David) McCleve; one brother, Richard (Edna Goudeni) Bowden; and two grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008, at 1 p.m. at the Price LDS Third Ward Chapel, 303 West 500 South. A viewing will be held at Fausett Mortuary in Price Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 6-8 p.m. and Wednesday one hour prior to the service at the church. Internment will be in the Price City Cemetery. Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary.

Beverly Lander

PRICE- Beverly Spensko Lander, age 60, passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008 at her home due to heart failure.

She was born Jan. 31, 1947 in Wattis, Utah to John and Mozell Collier McIntosh.

Beverly married Ron Spensko and they raised their family in Spring Glen, later divorcing. She was a longtime resident of Helper.

In 1992, Beverly married her second husband Vopel Lander and they made their home in Price. After his untimely death she continued to live in Price, where she could be closer to her sister and brother- in-law. They were always there for her and she loved them for all they did. There will never be enough thank yous. She will be missed dearly, but we find comfort in knowing she is at peace.

Survived by her two sons, Shane (Suzie) Spensko; Chance (Becky) Spensko; grandchildren, Lindsey, Steven, Alison, Mitchell (Tressa); Anja, Keith; and a great-grandchild to be born in August; sister, Ronnie (Raymond) Coleman; and many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Vopel Lander; sister, Janice World; and grandson Alex Wade Spensko.

Memorial service, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008, 3 p.m. Mitchell Funeral Home.

Maria Roybal

COLUMBIA,UTAH/SALT LAKE-Our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and dear friend, Maria Valencia Roybal, age 91, passed away on Jan. 30, 2008 from complications of Alzheimer's disease.

She was born Oct. 26, 1916 to Samuel and Carlotta Gomez Valencia in El Rancho, N.M.

On June 23, 1941 she married Frank Roybal Sr. in Santa Cruz, N.M.

In 1946 Frank and Maria moved to Columbia, Utah and for the last seven years she resided at Garden Terrace Alzheimer's Facility.

Maria was preceded in death by her husband who passed away on June 23, 1986; her parents, infant, daughter Maria; brother, Manuel Valencia; sisters, Esther J. Martinez and Ricarda Valencia; grandsons, Tony Aguayo and Stephen Bourque.

Maria is survived by her children, Frank (Louise) Roybal Jr. of Columbia, Utah, Victoria (JR) Aguayo, Albert (Judy) Roybal both of Salt Lake City, Alberta (Louis) Bourque of Scarborough, Maine and Sandy, Utah; her only remaining sister, Teresa Quintana of El Rancho, N.M.; 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank Garden Terrace for their compassionate care of Maria.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008, 10 a.m., Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Vigil service, Monday evening 7 p.m., at the church in East Carbon. Family will receive friends at the church Monday and Tuesday one hour prior to services. Committal service, Price City Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price.

Dorothy Dye

FRUITA, COLO/PRICE-Our loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Dorothy Louise Bigham Dye, age 50, passed away suddenly Jan. 29, 2008 at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction.

She was born May 18, 1957 in Price to David and Juanita Phillips Bigham.

Married Kenneth "Kenny" D. Dye, Aug. 4, 1979 in Price.

Dorothy was a big fan of the Denver Bronco's, Elvis, and her greatest memories were those of visiting Graceland. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Survived by her husband, Kenny Dye, Fruita; brother, Alfred (Kathy) Bigham, Price; daughter, Jessica (Don) Hernandez, Grand Junction; son, Rick Dye, Fruita; step-children, Lloyd , Justin Dye, and Sherelle Crouch, all of Idaho Falls, ID; grandchildren, Espin and Aniston Hernandez.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; and a infant daughter Rochelle Dye.

Graveside service, Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, 1 p.m. Price City Cemetery. Family was at Mitchell Funeral Home Friday from 12-12:45 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home.

Jenifer LaNae Sherman

HUNTINGTON-Jenifer LaNae Sherman, 26, passed away Jan. 28, 2008. Memorial services were held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008, at Fausett Mortuary in Castle Dale, Utah. Services in the care of Fausett Mortuary.

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