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Giles, Joseph Kent'  
Joseph Kent Giles, age 95, a 10-year resident of St. George, Utah, passed away February 2, 2016 in the arms of his sweetheart, Joyce, while surrounded by loving family members. Kent was born October 26, 1920 in Heber City, Utah, the ninth of twelve children born to Thomas Monroe and Martha Rachel Buys Giles. Kent grew up on his parents' homestead on both sides of the upper Duchesne River at Stockmore which later became Hanna, Utah. His family farmed and raised cattle and sheep in that beautiful valley. A great grandson of early Mormon pioneers, he treasured his heritage and was an active member of the Sons of Utah Pioneers. He loved all things outdoors and was an accomplished horseman and an excellent hunter and fisherman. Kent attended his first eight years of school with the same teacher in the Hanna one-room log school house, ninth through eleventh grades in Tabiona, and twelfth grade at Pleasant Grove High School while living with his brother-in-law and sister, Lloyd and Marvel Pace. He served a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Central States Mission from May 1940 to May 1942. After his release in 1942, Kent returned to live in Pleasant Grove, Utah, and worked on the construction of the Geneva Steel Plant. While in Pleasant Grove he met Joyce Fugal. Their relationship flourished, and they were married in the Salt Lake Temple on September 15, 1944. This union has produced a posterity numbering 211. Soon afterwards they moved to Logan, Utah where Kent studied forestry and range management at the Utah State Agricultural College, now Utah State University. He finished his studies in 1948 and embarked on a very successful career with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for 38 years, 1948 - 1986. He started out as assistant range manager and then worked in several other capacities over a four-year period, including field examiner, range conservationist, range manager, and assistant district manager. In 1952 Kent was promoted to District Manager, and during the next 20 years he served as District Manager of three large districts: Murray, Utah 1952-1961, Burns, Oregon 1961-1966, and Elko, Nevada 1966-1972. From 1972-1975 Kent worked as a natural resource specialist on the BLM staff in Washington, DC. He finished his career as Associate District Manager in Cedar City, Utah 1975-1986. His work philosophy was to do a good job in whatever the job was, have a good attitude, enjoy the work and things will work out well. He excelled in every job he did, and he thoroughly enjoyed his career with the BLM. Kent retired in Cedar City in 1986, and he and Joyce lived there until 2006 when they moved to St. George to be closer to family. Faith in Jesus Christ and service to others have always been of utmost importance to Kent. In the church, he has served in numerous callings, including Home Teacher, Bishop, Branch President, Stake Executive Secretary, Aaronic Priesthood/Scouting Leader, and Stake Young Men President. Together, he and Joyce served an 18-month full-time mission as directors of the Cody, Wyoming Visitor's Center in the Montana Billings Mission 1986-1988, another 18 months at the Multi-Regional Employment Center in Cedar City, Utah 1989-1990, and 7 years as Temple Ordinance Workers in the St. George Temple 1996-2003. He has also served voluntarily in many professional and community positions including President of the Kiwanis Club in Burns, Oregon, and President of the Nevada Section of the Society for Range Management. Kent has always treated everyone he meets with kindness, respect, and unconditional love, and he has made many very close life-long friends. Family has always been his highest priority, and his pure love has endeared him to all of his posterity. He made sure that his family enjoyed a two-week camping vacation every summer, and his enthusiasm for the outdoors was contagious. He knew the scientific and common names of nearly every plant in Utah, and he delighted in teaching his children and grandchildren about plants, animals, and all of the natural wonders that God has created. Wherever they lived Kent maintained a beautiful yard for Joyce and their family to enjoy and was especially known for his exquisite flower gardens. Kent was preceded in death by his parents, his 11 siblings, and one great granddaughter. He left behind Joyce, his loving wife of 71 years; their eight children: Michael (Terry), Thomas (Lynda), Janet, Diane (Richard) Blodgett, Colleen (Gary) Shepherd, Joseph (Shauna), Neil (Sharon), and Janene (Kevin) Slaugh; along with 42 grandchildren (28 grand spouses); 120 great grandchildren (2 great grand spouses); three great-great grandchildren; three sisters-in-law; numerous nieces and nephews; and many friends. Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the Morningside LDS 7th Ward Chapel, 879 South River Road, St. George, Utah. Visitations will be held Friday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Metcalf Mortuary, 288 West St. George Blvd. and on Saturday, prior to services, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Chapel. Interment will be in Tonaquint Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, (435) 673-4221. Please visit our website at www.metcalfmorturary.com for condolences, complete obituary and funeral listings.
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Published in The Spectrum & Daily News from Feb. 7 to Feb. 12, 2016

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Holt, Anice Talbot  
Anice Talbot Holt Avondale, AZ Anice Talbot Holt, mother and friend to all who knew her, passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016 in her sleep, of causes incident to cancer. Born on the 4th of July, 1948, Anice was the fourth of five children born to Ella Neal and Norman Talbot. Her early childhood was spent in Snowville, Utah. Her family moved to St. George, UT while she was in second grade. She learned to work alongside her mom and sisters in a motel her family ran on St. George Blvd while her dad and brother operated a local service station. She loved to wear her roller skates while emptying trash cans or bringing needed supplies to the guests. Her father was worried about the family growing up in the "big city" of St. George, so he made sure they had a cow and at least one horse. Anice loved horses and was an accomplished rider. Saturdays were spent riding her horse at the posse grounds and at Snow Canyon, Utah. She was competitive in barrel racing and prided herself in winning, although she never wanted to be the center of attention. In grade school she saw a red haired boy with a "very distinctive look". That boy would later become her husband when she married Joseph Ward Holt on Nov. 18, 1967, in the St. George L.D.S. Temple. Anice and Joe moved to Phoenix, AZ in 1969 when they acted on an opportunity to buy a business. They discussed the desire to have a family of 4 children. They accomplished their goal three times over, completing their family with ten sons and two daughters. Her skills as a homemaker, seamstress, short order cook, taxi driver, and confidant were utilized regularly by her children and many of their friends who affectionately referred to her as Mama Holt. Everyone knew that they would be treated to an excellent home cooked meal by simply stopping by. She loved to try new recipes and see the joy on others' faces when they tasted something they liked. Anice was a lifelong member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serving in all auxiliaries. She particularly enjoyed serving in the Relief Society as a Visiting Teacher. She also served as a Stake Relief Society President. She loved to share faith promoting insights and many people now follow her practice of posting favorite quotes and sayings at eye level by her front door. In addition to her church service and family duties, Anice always made time for others. She loved to sew, quilt and embroider and was well known for her hand made gifts, especially baby blankets and burp cloths. She was very determined to finish what she started, a trait she attributes to her father. She described herself as having stick-to-it-iveness. She was a hard worker and always gave 100% effort to any cause or project. She gave the same effort to making and maintaining friendships. She valued her friends and would celebrate their accomplishments and mourn their disappointments. Anice Talbot Holt was preceded in death by her father, Norman S. Talbot, a son, Lee T. Holt, and three grandsons, Travis Holt, Hayden Holt and Ethan Holt. She is survived by her husband Joseph W. Holt, mother, Ella J. Talbot-Palmer, siblings Kert (Ruth) Talbot, Sandra (Robert) Stucki, Margo (Clayon) Bundy, Kim (Loralee) Talbot and children Trevor (Angi) Holt, Alan (Lianne) Holt, Kyle (Cari) Holt, Justin (Lydia) Holt, Mrs. Lee (Melissa) Holt, Bradley (LaVona) Holt, Hilary Myrick, Ward (Randi) Holt, Kevin (Vanessa) Holt, Neal (Sydney) Holt, Megan (Chris) Miller, and Mitchell Holt. She is survived by 33 grandchildren whom she adored, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. There will be a viewing Friday, February 5, 2016, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Goodyear Ward Chapel, 13277 W. Thomas Rd, Goodyear, AZ 85338. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. in the same building with a viewing held one hour prior. Interment will take place on Monday, February 8, 2016 at Noon in the Holt Family Cemetery, Enterprise, UT. Arrangements are made under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Mortuaries (602) 249-2111.
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Published in The Spectrum & Daily News from Feb. 6 to Feb. 7, 2016
Keele, Gerald  
Gerald Manning Keele St George, Utah Gerald Manning Keele " Gary" passed away the morning of February 4, 2016, He was born October 10, 1934 to Thomas Manning and Donna Rees Keele in Spanish Fork Utah. He spent most of his years growing up in Spanish Fork. When he was small boy he moved with his family to Pioche, Nevada where his father obtained employment. Gary had very fond memories of this period of his life. His family moved back to Spanish Fork where Gary continued his education at Spanish Fork high school. While attending there he met his sweetheart Joyce Flygare, they married in October of 1951. They lived in Spanish Fork for the first four years of their marriage before moving to Orem, where they lived for many years and raised their four children. They were sealed in the Manti Temple in December of 1963. Gary was a very hard worker and was a truck driver for most of his career. Gary and Joyce enjoyed their retirement, going on many trips together until her death in April of 2006. Later that year Gary met and married Doris Taylor of St George, Utah. He moved to St George and they spent the remaining years of his life together. Gary was preceeded in death by his first wife Joyce, His father and mother and by his older sister Donetta Davis. Gary is survived by his wife Doris Keele and his younger sister Judy (Steve) Henline and a brother Milo Keele. Gary's surviving children are Steven (RoShan) Keele American Fork, Sheree (Dave) Whiteman Lehi, Ron (Jana) Keele Ephraim and Brad (Shelly) Keele Eagle Mountain. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Gary was truly loved by his family and will be greatly missed. Funeral services will be held on February 13, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at the Walker Mortuary in Spanish Fork, Utah with a visitation beginning at 9:45 A.M. Internment will be at the Spanish Fork city cemetary.
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Published in The Spectrum & Daily News on Feb. 7, 2016

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Allen, Richard  
Richard Smith Allen Jr. St. George, Utah Richard Smith Allen Jr., We welcome, friends and family of Richard to come celebrate his life on Sunday February 7th, 2016, from 11am and 1pm at an open house celebration given by Split Rock Design Group. The address is 2550 North Snow Canyon Parkway unit#101. Directions: from Bluff Street turn left onto Snow Canyon Parkway continue to guard shack on east (right) side. Enter through gates, turn left at round about and follow signs. Services for Utah County are still to be determined. Arrangements are under the direction of Hughes Mortuary. (435) 674-5000
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Published in The Spectrum & Daily News from Feb. 5 to Feb. 6, 2016
Bowler, Alfred Wallace  
Alfred Wallace Bowler South Jordan Alfred Wallace Bowler, born September 28, 1937, in Cedar City, Utah, passed away peacefully at his home on January 31, 2016. Alfred is preceded in death by his parents; James A. and Lula Kurt; one brother, Kay Bowler; and three sisters: Velda Schell, Lollie Pearce and Edith Carter. He is survived by his wife, of 58 years, Carolyne Bowler; daughter, Carollynn Bowler; two brothers, Brent Bowler and Bruce Bowler; five sisters: Betty Bracken, Nellie Duran, Peggy Benidict, Tina Peck, Rosa Dail; many nieces and nephews. He attended school in Enterprise, Utah and worked the farms around there until he moved to South Jordan, where he lived and built homes for many years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and traveling to spend time with family. Funeral Services will be held, Monday, February 8, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the Enterprise LDS Stake Center, 80 South Center, Enterprise, Utah. A visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 am Monday before services. Interment will be held in the Enterprise City Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, (435) 673-4221. Please visit our website at www.metcalfmorturary.com for condolences, complete obituary and funeral listings.
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Published in The Spectrum & Daily News on Feb. 6, 2016

Obituaries from the Past Three Days

Abel, Cheryl  
Cheryl Marie Abel Washington, Utah Cheryl Marie Brenay Abel, 67, passed away January 23, 2016 in St. George Utah. She was born July 1, 1948 in Mesa, Arizona to Arnold & Vilda Brenay. Cheryl married Gene Hansen; they had three sons and later divorced. Cheryl married George Abel July 12, 1980 they were later sealed in the St. George Temple. Cheryl is survived by her three sons Curtis& Pauline Hansen, Corey and Rebecca Hansen, Kelly and Karen Hansen, her three brothers, 13 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and two on the way. She was preceded in death by her husband George her parents her sister her brother and granddaughter Olivia Hansen. Services will be held Saturday February 6, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. with a viewing prior to the service from 10:00 - 10:45 at Hughes Mortuary, 1037 E 700 S. St. George, Utah. A viewing will also be held at Hughes Mortuary Friday, February 5, 2016 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of Hughes Mortuary. (435) 674-5000. Visit www.hughesmortuary.com to leave condolences.
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Published in The Spectrum & Daily News from Feb. 4 to Feb. 5, 2016
Anderson, James  
Our beloved husband, father and grandfather, James Adair Anderson peacefully passed into the loving arms of his heavenly family on February 2, 2016 at the Southern Utah Veterans Home. Jim was born the third child of five to James Harold and Miriam Adair Anderson on July 27, 1931 in Park City UT. When Jim was 2 the family moved to Paragonah, UT and that is where he grew up. Jim learned his strong family and work values that he had from his parents. Being together and providing for the family was very important. He graduated from Parowan High in 1949 and was active in 4H, Future Farmers of America and the National Guard. He was called up to active duty on August 19, 1950 and proudly served our country in Korea. He was released from active duty in April 1952 and continued to serve in the reserves for three more years. In the spring of 1952 he went to work as a cook at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon for two years where he met his future bride Gailia Louise Brown. They were married December 29 1954 in Provo UT and were sealed for time and eternity in the Manti Temple the following September. Jim worked construction the first few years of their marriage and they moved around a lot. After their second child was born he got a job with Mountain Bell Telephone and was sent to Kanab, UT to work in the office there. They found their home. They loved the town and people there. They were blessed with three more children over the years. In 1966 he was transferred to Cedar City UT. They were blessed with their sixth child in 1967. After 4 years they took the opportunity to move their family back home to Kanab. He loved to cook so to help support his family he worked as Chef at Chefs Palace part time and later started Jimbo's, the first catered Dutch Oven Dinners in Kanab through Parry Lodge. He loved talking to the people that had never seen cooking this way. Jim retired from the phone company in 1985. They sold their home, purchased a 5th wheel trailer and hit the road but always came back home. Jim had several church callings the one he loved the most was scouting. He loved working with and teaching the boys. He also served the community through the Lions Club and Fire Department. He also helped set up the Kanab Shooting Park north of town. He loved camping, fishing, rock hounding and crafting with his family and friends. Survivors include his wife Gailia Anderson of Ivins; children Gailia (Robert) Burrows of Washington, Utah, Louise (Robert) Talbot of Page, Arizona, James Anderson of Kanab, Ann (Glenn) Eaton of Cedar City, and Jean (Robert) Kerns of Riverton, Utah; sister Mariam Monroe of Beaver, Utah; twenty-nine grandchildren and thirty and a half great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Yvonne Low, brothers Edwin and LaMar Anderson, daughter Christine Anderson and a grandson Douglas Furlow. Funeral services will be held Monday, February 8, 2016 at 11:00 AM in the Kanab Utah South LDS Church. Viewings will be held Sunday evening from 5-6:00 PM at the Ivins Stake Center at 1060 S 276 E, Ivins, UT and Monday from 9:45-10:45 AM at the Church in Kanab. Burial will be in the Kanab Cemetery. Arrangements were made with Mosdell Mortuary.
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Published in The Spectrum & Daily News on Feb. 5, 2016
Pousard, Melanie  
Melanie Ann Pousard Cedar City, Utah Melanie Ann Pousard was born on November 8, 1950, in Highland Park, Los Angeles, California to Robert Clarence Haigh and Ann Victoria Fudali. She graduated from Franklin High School in Highland Park. She joined Bank of America, where she met the love of her life, Richard E. (Rick) Pousard. They were introduced by a mutual friend at a bank function. They were married on March 28, 1975 in Las Vegas, Nevada. In 1978, they were introduced to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS Church) and were baptized in June of that year. They were sealed together for time and eternity in the Los Angeles Temple one year later. Melanie continued to work for Bank of America until the birth of their first child, Amanda Le, in 1980. Amanda was followed by two more children, Richard Eric Jr. (RJ) in 1982, and Anne Michelle in 1983. They lived in San Dimas, California for 17 years before moving to Glendora, California. Melanie was a devoted mother, wife, and homemaker, dedicating her time, her considerable talents, and her boundless love and energy to her family. In 2007, Rick retired from banking and he and Melanie moved to Cedar City. Melanie was noted for her organizational, creative, and domestic abilities, having owned a small catering business and publishing a book on wedding planning. Melanie, both in California and Cedar City, was active in the LDS Church with a special love for the Relief Society, having held several leadership and service positions. In Cedar City, she and Rick continued to look for opportunities to serve in the community so they ushered for the Utah Shakespeare Festival for 7 years. She is survived by her husband, Rick Pousard, her 3 children, Amanda (Jake) Ackerman, Annie (Dan) Chase, RJ (Danielle) Pousard, her brother Robert, and her 10 grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 12:00 pm (noon) with a viewing before from 10:00-11:30 am at the Cedar North Stake Center, 95 N 2125 W, Cedar City, Utah. Interment will be in the Riverton City Cemetery 1500 W 13200 S, Riverton, Utah, on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 11:00 am under the direction of Southern Utah Mortuary. Online condolences can be made at www.sumortuary.com .
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Rarick Jr., Michael  
Michael Gene Rarick Jr. St. George, Utah Michael Gene Rarick Jr., 40, St. George, Utah passed away on February 2, 2016. Michael was born on April 25, 1975 in Las Vegas, NV to Michael & Doris "Kelly" Rarick. He was married to his wife Shelly Edwards on March 28, 2009 in St. George, Utah. Michael loved the outdoors. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping and rock hunting. He was raised in Price, Utah making his permanent home in St. George in 1994. Mike is survived by his wife, Shelley Rarick, his children Baylee, Stetson, Trevin and Brody Rarick, sisters Tammy Sanchez, Tina Cook and many nieces and nephews. He is preceeded in death by his grandmother Bessie Sorensen, uncle Butch and great grandparents Lottie and Oren Skelton. Memorial Services will be held on Saturday February 6, 2016 at 11:30 am in the Southgate LDS Chapel located at 1068 West Chandler Drive, St. George, Utah. Arrangements are under the direction of Hughes Mortuary. For complete information and to leave condolences visit www.hughesmortuary.com .
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Small, Jay Dean  
Jay Dean Small Farmington/St.George Ut Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at the age of 36 Jay Dean Small joined his beloved Grandpa on a trip to eternal peace. Jay loved all things outdoors, fishing above all else.His passion for fishing was only second to the love he had for his family.He had a great big heart, and if he considered you a friend, you were considered family as well. He would do all he could for those he loved and cared about.He was the youngest,of a family with all sisters, and had two daughters. He learned a lot of patience always surrounded by us girls. Jay was an artist. You would never guess that such a big man could create such beautiful things. Jay was survived by his sweetheart Brooke, the lights of his life, his daughters, Stayci(Robert) Blair, and Sarah Campbell, his mother Mona Moon, his loving siblings Julie (Benjamin) Heaton, Joleen (Kevin) McClellan, J. "Annie", (Rynnie) Weippert, Jammie (Jerry Brown)Mussmann, Jimmy (Gina)Small, Jessie Small, Justin Small, his caring Aunt's and Uncles,more cousin's then he can count, adoring nephews and nieces, and his best friend/brother Justin(Mindi) Whipple. Jay will be laid to rest in Farmington on Friday February 5, 2016.
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