ORANGEVILLE-LuPreal Childs Christman, our beloved mother, grandmother, sister and friend, passed away Oct. 20, 2008 in the same home she was born in.
LuPreal was born April 12, 1937 to Aldo Childs and Jeanne Sitterud. She married Sharpe Snow, whom she later divorced. She then married Terrence Antone Christman on March 21, 1955. He died on February 6, 1965. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti Temple. She married Ted Childs in July of 1989.
She was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day-Saints.Â She had a strong love for her Savior which served her well during the difficulties she endured later in life. She was passionate about life.Â Integrity, honesty, loyalty and hard work were values she lived and expected from her family.
LuPreal is survived by her husband, Ted of Emery County Care and Rehab; her sons Mike (Stacy) Christman of Orangeville and Terrie (Ken) Wright of Ferron; her brother Vernon (Susan) Childs of Orangeville; her sister, Renae Wilcox of Orangeville; her grandchildren: Jake (Aimee) Wright of Herriman, Kenna Wright of Cedar City,Â Laura (Tyler) Lister of Axtell, Anthony (Apryl) Christman of Huntington, Josh (Kriston) Christman of Orangeville, and Alex (Neesha) Christman of Castle Dale; 11 great-grandchildren; special and cherished friends, Anna Grant, Nanette Sanders and Lura Stringham; step daughters, Terese, Trudi and Darshan. She was preceded in death by her parents and great-granddaughter, Payton Ashlee Jera Christman.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 1 p.m. at the LDS Orangeville Chapel. Family will be at the church one hour before the service. Interment will be at the Castle Dale Cemetery.Â Â The family requests that in lieu of flowers please donate to your favorite charity. Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary.Â