EMERYâZona Vee Anderson, age 87, of Emery, Utah, passed away Sept. 17, 2008. Zona was born July 15, 1921, to John Albert and Iva Olene Torgersen Maxfield in Emery. She married Elmo Anderson on Sept. 3, 1941, in the Manti LDS Temple. They were blessed with two wonderful children.
Zona was raised and attended school in Emery, graduating from South Emery High School. She was active in the LDS Church, serving in many capacities, and in the community, always helping others in their time of need. In fact, she was known as the "Emery Town Angel".
Zona loved to travel with her husband. She also enjoyed crafts, crocheting, quilting, cooking, gardening, canning, and family get-togethers. She will be remembered as a loving mother who always put others before herself.
Zona is survived by her children: Kirby (Jody) Anderson of Emery, and Phillip Anderson of Rock Springs, Wyo.; five grandchildren: Travis Anderson, Jacey Hannabach, Colter Anderson, Jamie Horsley, and Brandy Pottmeyer; and seven great-grandchildren: Tim Hannabach, Dustin Hannabach, Kaycee Anderson, Kylee Anderson, Elliott Horsley, Christian Anderson, and Jayden Horsley.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; a grandson, Cody E. Anderson; four brothers: Evan Maxfield, Doral Maxfield, Talmage Maxfield, and John Maxfield; and a sister, Rhea Maxfield Mortensen.
Funeral services were held Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at 11 a.m at the Emery LDS Chapel (70 North Center Street). There was a viewing held Monday, one hour prior to the services at the church. Interment was in the Emery Town Cemetery.