Lola Crosby Evans, age 101, of Mona, formerly of Mt. Emmons, passed away peacefully on February 5, 2013, at the Red Cliffs Assisted Living Center in Nephi.
She was born August 27, 1911, in Panguitch, the second of nine children born to Edward Wentworth and Etta May Lloyd Crosby. In 1917, her parents moved their family to Mt. Emmons. She attended school in Roosevelt, in Salt Lake City she attended West High School and graduated from Garfield High School in Panguitch.
She married William Richard Evans, October 15, 1932, in Duchesne. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. They owned a ranch in Mt. Emmons and raised five children.
Lola was a hard worker with a positive attitude as she helped on the ranch, cooked nutritious meals, raised large gardens, quilted beautiful quilts and crocheted rugs, pillows, afghans, and hot pads.
She always radiated love and kindness as she served her family, helped in the community and served in various callings in the LDS Church. She was well versed in the scriptures and had a deep and abiding love for the Savior. She especially enjoyed the six years she served with her husband as an ordinance worker in the Provo Temple.
Lola worked two years as a dietitian in the Salt Lake County Hospital and five years in the dietary department at the University of Utah Hospital.
She leaves behind a shining example of courage, love, and a life well lived.
The family would like to thank the Red Cliffs Assisted Living for the kindness, care and concern they gave their mother.
Lola is survived by her two sons and their wives, Donald Ray & Jenean Evans, William Duane & Karen Evans; daughter, Cheryl Thornell; daughter-in-law, Beverly Evans; son-in-law, Kenny Lind; two sisters, Eva Deane Crozier, Elida Rogers; one brother, Lloyd Crosby; 34 grandchildren, 116 great-grandchildren, and 54 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William; daughter, Sheila Lind; son, Stephen R. Evans; son-in-law, Peter G. Thornell; grandson, Allen Thornell; two sisters, Alice Miles and May Mecham; three brothers, Evan, Sam, and Earl Crosby.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. at the Mona 3rd Ward LDS Chapel, 100 West 800 South with a viewing one hour prior to the service beginning at 9:00 a.m.
Burial will be in the Altamont Cemetery under the direction of the Hullinger Mortuary. Condolences may be shared at www.hullingermortuary.com
Glade Sanders our loving father, grandfather and friend passed away peacefully on Feb 5, 2013 at the age of 101.
He was born Nov. 20, 19ll in Murray Utah to Peter James Sanders and Ida Christina Stephensen. After graduating from Nephi High School he graduated from the Los Angeles School of Radio Engineering. After returning to Nephi he established a radio and floral business in Nephi and Fillmore.
He married his sweetheart, the love of his life, Lucy Garrett on June 6, 1939 in the Manti LDS Temple. They had four children, Kirk, Linda, Ileen and Merrill.
Later in life he owned and managed Garrett Service and Grocery. Glade was also a dealer for the American Honda Motor Company, a business that is now operated by his sons Kirk- Merrill and Grandson Jeff.
Glade has always been an active member of the LDS Church. He served in the 3rd Ward Bishopric and was called to serve on the Juab Stake High Council. Glade loved scouting and attained the rank of Eagle Scout. He also received both the Silver and Bronze Palm awards. He was honored recently with the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award Glade was an active member of the community. He was a charter member of the Nephi Lions Club and served as its 3rd president.
Glad lived in Nephi for over 90 years and was a proud member of the community. He and Lucy were thrilled to be chosen as Grand Marshals of the Ute Stampede Parade.
Glade was the happiest when working in his rose garden, it gave him so much joy and satisfaction. He was very creative with his hands, and he had a special touch in making things beautiful. His greatest joy was his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. He leaves behind a legacy of love and beautiful memories for which we are indeed grateful.
He is survived by children Kirk (Betty) Sanders, Linda (Bob) Murdock, Ileen Sanders, Merrill (Debbie Sanders), 12 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren. Also survived by Sisters-in-law Ellen Garrett Taylor, Corrine Garrett, and Brother-in-law Ross Garrett
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Nephi North Stake Building at 1125 North and 400 East. Interment will be in the Vine Bluff Cemetery, Nephi, Utah.