96 South Main Street, PO Box 77, Nephi, Utah 84648 - Voice: 435 623-0525 - FAX: 435 623-4735

In Memorium


Phyllis B. Brown

Phyllis Mary Blackham Brown, departed this life quietly, in the afternoon of the 25th of July 2005. She joins her beloved, departed husband Ted in a joyous reunion with her other family members beyond the veil.

She was born March 5, 1932 in Fountain Green, Utah, to Ace Walter and Norma Elsie Mikkelsen Blackham. She is survived by her younger sister, Faye Ockey (Earl) of Salt Lake City, and her baby brother, Bevin Ace Blackham (Carol), of Moroni, Utah.

She spent her childhood in Moroni and graduated from Moroni High School in 1950. She later graduated from Snow College in Ephraim, Utah. She attended Utah State University in Logan where she received her teaching certificate. She later received her Bachelors degree from Brigham Young University. She taught elementary school in Preston, Idaho; Nephi, Utah; and Santaquin, Utah. Later she taught special education at Payson Junior High. She loved learning, and was always teaching and sharing her discoveries with others. She had a special love for those who were less lovable.

She was a devout member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints where she enjoyed teaching Relief Society and being a visiting teacher. She loved her family, her neighbors and her ward members. She was a voracious reader, and could never read enough on any subject. She had a special love for her kitties, Cleo and Minx.

She met her husband at the Silver Maple gas station in Nephi, Utah and were later married on June 10, 1959 in Ely, Nevada. They were blessed with two daughters, Elizabeth and Margaret. They were sealed as an eternal family in the Manti Temple. They were loving and faithful parents. Mom instilled in us a love for learning and a fascination with everything. We went on many trips exploring the deserts and canyons surrounding Nephi.

She is survived by both daughters Elizabeth Brown of Salt Lake City, (partner, Kara Cope); Margaret Steward, currently serving an LDS mission in Houston Texas (husband, Travis). Grandchildren: Daina, Ben, Hannah, MaryKate, Sam, Jacob and Lecia.

A very special thanks to the nurses, aids and staff at Heritage Hills for their loving care during these past months.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 28, 2005 in the Nephi 5th Ward, 345 E 500 N. Interment will be in the Nephi Vine Bluff Cemetery.

Tim Carter

Tim Carter, age 72, passed away July 31, 2005 in Nephi, Utah.

He was born August 22, 1932 in Nephi to Lyndon Leroy and Virginia May Scottorn Carter. He married Marjene Shepherd, later divorced. His partner at the time of death was Vera Hubble.

He attended West Point and served in the Korean War in Army Intelligence. He attended the University of Utah, was a Real Estate Broker , an Insurance underwriter and Financial Planner. He owned four restaurants, City Center and Blue Whale in Provo, Hobble Creek in Springville and one in Spanish Fork.

He is survived by his children, Timothy Jon (Jamie) Carter and Jim Laver (Cindi) Carter all of Scottdale, AZ; Desiree (Axel) Bjerkoe of Oslo, Norway; a sister, Ann (Doyle) Coombs of Nephi, UT; a brother, Jim L. (Myda) Carter of Nephi, UT; 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents, Lynn and Gyppe Carter, a brother, Jack L. Carter, a sister, Patsy Iverson; 2 grandchildren, Tina and Michael.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 3, 2005 at the Anderson Funeral Home, 94 West 300 North Nephi, UT. Friends may call one hour prior to the services. Interment will be in the Fillmore City Cemetery at 1:30 p.m.

Elaine Lewellyn
1933 - 2005

Elaine Fowkes Lewellyn, beloved mother and grandmother, died Monday August 1, 2005 at the Central Valley Medical Center surrounded by her family. She was born June 30, 1933 in Nephi, Utah to Louise Broadhead and Thomas Gerald Fowkes. She married John Carl Lewellyn July 20, 1951 in the Manti Temple.

She was an active member of the LDS Church and served many years as secretary of the Sunday School and as the ward Single Adult representative. She worked for many years at the First Security Bank in Nephi.

She loved traveling and being with her friends and family, especially, her grandchildren and great grand-children.

She is survived by her children Colleen (Marlin) Yates, St. George, UT; Cathy (Brent) Andersen, Santa Clara, UT; Carl (Diane) Lewellyn, Nephi, UT, Eleven grandchildren and 17 great grand-children, brothers and sisters; Hal Fowkes, Magna, UT; ReNee Belliston, Orem UT; Sharon (Lynn) Balle, Taylorsville, UT; Lee (Jean) Fowkes, Nephi, UT; Don (Charlyce) Fowkes, Las Vegas, NV.

She was loved and cherished by her family and friends and will be greatly missed.

Family and friends may call at the Anderson Funeral Home, Thursday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m., prior to the funeral services that will be held at 11:00 a.m. at the Nephi, UT North Stake Center, 1125 N. 400 E. Interment will be at the Vine Bluff Cemetery.