Alice Autry

Alice Autry

Cedar City, Utah

Hannah Alice Adams Autry, 74, passed away peacefully on December 22, 2013. Alice was born in Milford, UT on October 30, 1939 to Ralph Johnson Adams and Rose Hannah Rollins. She was raised in Minersville, UT. Her mother passed away when she was 18 months old, Alice and her brother Golden were raised by their grandparents Frank Vernon Rollins and Etta Alice Corbridge. She attended schools in Beaver and graduated from Beaver High School.

She met John Walter Autry in the Provo/Orem area in 1960. They were married October 9, 1961. They started out their life in Salt Lake City until they moved to Minersville and then to Cedar City where she lived most of the rest of her life.

Alice worked for 20 years for Cedar Products and Hallmark in Cedar City, Kansas City and Illinois. After she retired from Hallmark she worked for Wal-Mart for about 10 years until she retired for good. She was a member of the Daughter of the Utah Pioneers. She loved to read and go out with her friends. She was an active member in the Three Peaks Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and served in numerous callings.

She is survived by her aunt (raised together as sisters) Raynola Fowler, Shelly ID her nephews and nieces: Clark G. (Valerie) Adams, Nephi; Gwen (Mark) Byers, Sp. Fork; Michael D. (Karia) Adams, Peyton, CO.; Susan Bettis, Orem; Brent T. (Robyn) Adam, Orem; Timothy R. (Melissa) Adams, Cedar City and Amy Adams, (Herriman). A half-brother Jesse Adams and half-sister Nellie Milner from Terre Haute, IN. and numerous cousins, great nieces and great nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband John, brother Golden, sister in law Janet, sister in law Beatrice Adams and her Aunts and Uncles whom she was raised with as siblings.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 30, 2013 at 1:00 pm at the Three Peaks Ward building located at 40 East Midvalley Road, Enoch, Utah. A viewing will be held on Sunday, December 29, 2013 from 5:00-7:00 pm at Southern Utah Mortuary, 190 North 300 West in Cedar City, Utah. On Monday, December 30, 2013 the viewing will be from 11:30-12:30 pm at the Church. Interment will be in the Enoch City Cemetery under the direction of Southern Utah Mortuary. Online condolences can be sent to

We would like to thank the nurses and Doctors at Kolob Rehabilitation Center and Valley View Medical Center for her care the last few days of her life and making her comfortable.

Alice will be greatly missed by all who knew her. She had many great friends whom she loved to do things with. And a special thanks to her friend Marva who is one of those angels that everyone needs.

Funeral Home

Southern Utah Mortuary (Beaver)
195 NORTH 200 WEST Beaver, UT 84713

Published in The Spectrum & Daily News on Dec. 26, 2013