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January 19th, 2012

Burton Jess Powers, 80

January 19, 2012

Burton Jess Powers, 80, passed away Jan. 11, 2012 in Anchorage, Alaska.
Funeral Services will be Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012 at 1 p.m. at the Anderson Family Funeral Home, 2555 N. Highway 93, Arco.  A viewing will be held prior to the service from 11 to 12:45 p.m. Interment will be in the Hillcrest Cemetery in Arco.

LaMar N. Barrus, 85

January 19, 2012

LaMar Noble Barrus, 85, of Firth passed away Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012 in Firth.
He was born Dec. 10, 1926  to Noble Hunter Barrus and Hazel Delilah Larson in his parents’ home in Rose.
LaMar attended grade school through the eighth grade. He had lived in Pingree, Burley, Basalt, Roberts and has lived in Wapello for the last 21 years. He also spent a lot of time at his cabin in Island Park. He also lived in Warden, Mont.
On June 11, 1952, he married Marilyn Fackrell in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple. She preceded him in death on Nov. 15, 2011.

January 18th

LaMar N. Barrus, 85

January 18, 2012

LaMar N. Barrus, 85, of Firth passed away Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012 in Firth.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home.

Anina S. Johner, 80

January 18, 2012

HAMILTON, Mont. — Anina S. Johner, 80, died on Sunday Dec. 18, 2011 at home after a short battle with leukemia under the care of her daughter Sherry Vetter, grand-daughter Brandy and Aspen Hospice of Stevensville, Mont. 
She is survived by children: Sherry Vetter, Bruce, Paul, and Doug Johner and Tracy Wooldridge, 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild; and one sister Claudia Bailey; and numerous extended family members.
She was preceded in death by husband Jerome (Jerry), son Mark, her parents and two sisters.

Mary Alice Smith, 97

January 18, 2012

Mary Alice Smith, 97, of Blackfoot passed away Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012 at the Renaissance Assisted Living Center in Blackfoot.
She was born Aug. 28, 1914 in Blackfoot, the daughter of Joseph V. McKercher and Goldie F. Beasley.
She graduated from Blackfoot High School.
She married Conard Thorpe and they were later divorced.  She later married Lee Byington in June of 1943 in Blackfoot.  He preceded her in death.
On Jan. 14, 1958, she married William Smith in Kellogg.

January 17th

Naomi Pharis, 88

January 17, 2012

Naomi Pharis, 88, a long time Groveland area resident, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, at her home following an illness. 
Naomi was born Sept. 10, 1923 in Aberdeen to Marvin William Elison and Leona Coolbear. She spent most of her lifetime in the Blackfoot area, graduating from Blackfoot High School.
On July 7, 1942 Naomi married Wesley Ellsworth Pharis in the Logan LDS Temple in Logan, Utah. 
Naomi was a wonderful wife, mother and homemaker. In her free time she enjoyed crocheting, reading, puzzles, her garden and especially her family.

Dorothy Kuehl, 90

January 17, 2012

Dorothy entered into this world on July 30, 1921 at Oconto Falls, Wisc., and left this worldly existence on Jan. 14, 2012, at the Homestead Assisted Living Center in St. Anthony. In the 90 years she walked on this earth, she saw a great many achievements and tragedies, and her faith in Jesus Christ saw her through each and every one of them.

January 16th

Naomi Pharis, 88

January 16, 2012

Naomi Pharis, 88, a longtime Groveland area resident, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, at her home following an illness. Funeral services are tentatively set for Thursday and a full obituary will be announced by Hawker Funeral Home.

Mary A. Smith, 97

January 16, 2012

Mary A. Smith, 97, of Blackfoot passed away Sunday, Jan, 15, 2012 at The Renaissance Assisted Living Center in Blackfoot.
Services are pending and will be announced by Hawker Funeral Home in Blackfoot.

Vera Thurman, 89

January 16, 2012

Vera Colleen Arrington Choate Thurman, 89, of Blackfoot passed away Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012 at her home.
She was born on May 3, 1922 in Woodville, Texas, to William David Arrington and Martha Ella Elizabeth Odom Arrington.  She was the last child to join a family of four sisters and five brothers.
She was a farm girl and learned to work hard early.  She was a tomboy and worked in the fields with her brothers.

 

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