Archive - Obituary
January 3rd, 2012
Lowell Anderson Dance, 85, of Blackfoot, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012 at Heritage Homes Assisted Living in Rexburg.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Jan. 6, 2012 at the Blackfoot LDS 2nd Ward building, 660 Teton Road in Blackfoot. A viewing will be held Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling in Blackfoot, and again on Friday for one hour prior to the service at the church.
Interment will be in the Riverside-Thomas cemetery where final military rites will be presented by American Legion Stewart Hoover Post #23.
Jay Dee Beasley, 73, of Blackfoot, passed away Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011 at his home.
He was born May 9, 1938 in Blackfoot, the son of Wiley Glenn Beasley and Helen Eliza Bond.
Jay has lived in the Blackfoot area his entire life. He graduated from Blackfoot High School in 1957 and later pursued his schooling as a journeyman electrician. He was a Journeyman Electrician for over 50 years. He also worked laying hardwood floors in homes for a short time.
On Sept. 19, 1958, he married Carla Herbst in the Logan LDS Temple. They were married for 53 years.
Joseph Michael Jimenez, 64, of Pasco, Wash., passed away at home surrounded by his family, Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011.
He was born to Michael Joseph Jimenez and Opal Loa Jimenez on Nov. 11, 1947, in Blackfoot and was the oldest of five children.
Joe met Jacque Benson in 1973 and the two were together from that time on. Joe and Jacque have two daughters: Hillary (Danny) Legard, Katie Jimenez,
and four grandchildren: Erik, Ethan, Kenadee and Brooklyn Legard of Pasco, Wash.
Kent J. Parrish died Dec. 27, 2011 at his home in Chubbuck.
When he wrote his own obituary a number of years ago he entitled it â€ś107-year-old architect dies todayâ€ť but the Lord called him home after only 79 years.
He was born Sept. 29, 1932 in Pocatello to Fred Ezra Parrish and Mable Edna Jensen Parrish.Â He attended schools in Pocatello and graduated from Idaho State University with a degree in Architecture in 1956.Â He attended the National University of Mexico in Mexico City for graduate studies.
December 28th, 2011
Ennis Kent Anderson returned to his Heavenly Father, surrounded by family, on Dec. 22, 2011.
He was born Nov. 14,1938 in Shelley, Idaho, to Leon W. and Cassia Anderson. He served in the Central States Mission. He married his sweetheart, Priscilla Williams, April 20, 1962, in the Idaho Falls Temple. He graduated from Blackfoot High School, Idaho State University, and University of Utah.
Diana Suzanne Myers, 55, of Blackfoot, lost her battle with cancer on Dec. 26, 2011, surrounded by her family at home.
She was born March 10, 1956 in Pomona, California to Sol Clayton and Beverley Eden Kitchell Sullivan.
Diana worked for the Blackfoot Elks Lodge for 8 years, cooking for Friday night dinners and banquets.
Diana is survived by her husband, Peter Myers, her mother, Beverley Sullivan, her children: Delanie, Matthew and Rachel and her grandchildren, Nickolas and Easton. She is also survived by her sisters, Mishelle and Heidi and her brother, Michael.
St George, Utah â€“ Jay Ellsworth Parrish, 74, passed away Friday, Dec. 23, 2011. Jay was born July 5, 1937 in Aberdeen, Idaho, to Lafayette Stanley Parrish and Fleta Elsie Galloway Parrish. Jay married Donna Marie Hansen on July 2, 1958 in Blackfoot, Idaho.
Jay and Donna lived and raised their family in Blackfoot, Idaho. Jay retired from a successful 30-year career as District Manager for the Idaho Department of Agriculture. Jay was an avid hunter and fisherman, and he enjoyed camping and boating with his family every available weekend.
Linda Jean Chaffin Warner, 60, formerly of Swan Valley, passed away Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011 at her home in Lake Havasu City, Arizona.
Memorial services in Lindaâ€™s honor will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012 at Wood Funeral Home (273 North Ridge Ave.). The family will visit with friends from 10-10:45 a.m. prior to services at Woodâ€™s. There will be a luncheon afterward at the Eagles Lodge (635 Hemmert Avenue) in Idaho Falls and following that, there will be a gathering at the Covered Wagon in Swan Valley. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.woodfuneralhome.com.
Diana Myers, 55, of Blackfoot passed away Monday, December 26, 2011 at her home from cancer.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home.
Gerralynne Kaye Walker, 48, of Blackfoot passed away Thursday, December 22, 2011 at her home.
She was born July 13, 1963 in Idaho Falls, Idaho the daughter of Georgia Kay Hepworth and Richard Floyd Hawkes.
Gerralynne lived her entire life in Blackfoot attending schools in Blackfoot and graduated from Blackfoot High School in 1981.
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
She enjoyed painting and other arts, loved her animals, grandchildren and spending time with her family.