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Kip Tidwell



By Sun Advocate

Kip Tidwell

SPRING GLEN – Bill J. Tidwell Sr., age 61, passed away Nov. 27, 2004 in Price.
Born April 26, 1943 in Salt Lake City to James L. and Madge McDonald Tidwell. Married Rosemarie Perla March 31, 1962 in Dragerton.
Longtime resident of Carbon County, where he owned and operated T&S Ornamental Railing.
He loved to weld, build beautiful gates, rails or anything out of metal.
He loved western books, movies or anything to do with the old west.
Kip always said, if he would have chosen a time in life to live, it would have been in the old western days and he sure would have been an outlaw.
He loved Indian ruins and family trips to Mesa Verda. He loved to hunt, fish and go on camping trips with the whole family.
Survived by wife, Rosemarie Tidwell, Spring Glen; three sons, Terry L. (Molly) Tidwell, Wellington; Bill J. (Cherrie) Tidwell Jr., Grand Junction, Colo.; Jimmy J. (Sharon) Tidwell, Magna; sister, Judy L. (Albert) Thornton, West Valley City; brothers, Jimmy Mac Tidwell, West Valley City; Randy L. (Rolinda) Tidwell, Herriman; three brothers-in-law and two sisters-in-law, James J. (Dianne) Perla, Redding, Calif.; Margaret (Rogert) Skaggs, Spring Glen, John A. (Pat) Perla, Hotchkiss, Colo.; Joseph M. (Beverly) Perla, Paonia, Colo.; Gladys Perla, Carbonville; 15 grandchildren, T.J. (Donna), Tanya, Jason, Amber, Jared, Kayce, Skyler, Dusty, Shelby, Bradon, Sheldon, Callie, Derek, Meranda and Alicia; 6 great-grandkids, McKayla, Tony, Dylan, Jesse, Jeremy and Terra; and many loving aunts,uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents; daughter, Donna Marie Tidwell Vallejos; father-in-law and mother-in-law; special uncles, Med Allred, Gary McDonald; brother-in-law, Lee Thornton; nephew, Matthew Thornton; and sister-in-law, Joan Tidwell.
Funeral service Thursday, Dec. 2, noon, Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell’s Wednesday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. and Thursday one hour prior to service. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery, Helper.

Donna Gerhardt

PRICE/CALIFORNIA – Donna Rae Faulkner Gerhardt, age 71, passed away Nov. 27, 2004 at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo.
She was born April 9, 1933 in Portville, N.Y., to Roland B. and Rhea Chisholm Faulkner.
Donna loved painting, crafts, cooking and, most of all, sharing these talents with her friends at the senior center in Price.
She especially loved shopping and dressing up for the local parades.
She loved gardening and could make anything grow. She was a wonderful caregiver. Donna loved the outdoors, riding horses, cooking and herding cattle for various ranchers in the area during the annual roundups.
Survived by four daughters and one son, Sally Borzouei, Laguna Niguel, Calif.; Theresa Reid, Buena Park, Calif.; Robin Rangel, Murrieta, Calif.; Ed (Donna) Kesky, Las Alamitos, Calif.; LaDawn (Jessie) Napoles, Westminster, Calif.; mother, Rhea Faulkner, Scio, N.Y.; brothers, Roland (Cindy) Faulkner, Prescott, Ariz.; David (Mary) Faulkner, Reginal (Judy) Faulkner, both of Scio, N.Y.; Paul (Mary) Faulkner, Oak Harbor, Wash.; sister, Denise Hodgskins, South Carolina; 12 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
Funeral service Wednesday, Dec. 1, noon, Mitchell Funeral Home, Price. Family will be at Mitchell’s Wednesday one hour prior to service.

Coleen Thompson

ORANGEVILLE – Coleen Janett Hill Thompson, mother, sister, grandma and friend, returned to her Heavenly Father on Nov. 25, 2004.
She was born June 8, 1942 to Carl Hood and Dorothy Tidwell Hill. She married Clayton L. Thompson, later divorced.
Coleen was a member of the LDS Church.
She worked for Emery County and Coast to Coast.
She loved to do crafts, crocheting and was an avid collector of all sorts. She also loved animals.
Coleen had two children, Christine T. and Thomas Jensen of Huntington and Carl and Marie Thompson of Tabiona; and eight grandchildren, Kim and T.C. of Price, Jason, Mark, Katlin, Colton, Branson and Eric of Huntington. Also survived by brother, Ronald Hill and wife, Geri of Murray. Preceded in death by mother; and brothers, Paul, Dave, and William Hill.
Mom, you’ll be dearly missed but free now to roam.
At her request, no services are planned.

Juana Zamudio

GREEN RIVER – Juanita “Juana” Batrez Zamudio, age 76, passed away Nov. 24, 2004 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, Colo.
She was born July 19, 1928 in Tejamen Durango, Mexico, to Manuel and Ramona Heradez Batrez. Married Zeferino Zamudio September 1951 in Tejamen Durango, Mexico.
Member of the Catholic Church. Longtime resident of Green River.
Our beautiful angel has joined her Heavenly Father, where she can watch over us.
Juanita left her warm smile, big heart and loving hugs.
She loved being with family and friends.
Juanita will be deeply missed by all and her memories will live on through us.
Survived he loving husband, Zeferino Zamudio; three sons, Manuel (Viviette) Zamudio, Price; Cipriano Zamudio, Price; Armando (Virginia) Zamudio, Green River; sisters, Victoria Telles; Frinciea Telles; 11 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral Mass Monday, Nov. 29, 1 p.m., St. Michael Catholic Church in Green River. Committal service Elgin Cemetery under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home.

Charles Bradley

“Together Again”
PRICE – Charles R. Bradley, age 86, passed away Nov. 29, 2004 in Price, exactly one month after the passing of his wife, Cora Lee Bradley.
He was born May 29, 1918 in Syracuse, Kan., to Charles and Bessie M. Shellengerber Bradley. He married Cora O. Lee Nov. 24, 1967 in Denver, Colo.
He worked as a member of the CCCs, for Boeing and in the coal mines for a time.
He loved stamp and coin collecting and photography.
He was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge.
He is survived by two children, Loretta and Charles Stimatz and David Lewis, both of Kansas; sisters, Pat Wise of Oklahoma and Charlene Andrews of Arizona; and eight grandchildren. In addition to his wife, Cora, he was preceded in death by a brother, John Lloyd, and a sister, Betty King.
Graveside services will be Wednesday, Dec. 1, noon, in the Cliffview Cemetery in Priceunder the direction of Fausett Mortuary.
The family would like to thank those at Parkdale Care Center for their kindness and compassion.

Stella Liddiard

EAST CARBON – Stella Marjorie Mayer Liddiard, age 81, passed away Nov. 23, 2004.
Born April 6, 1923 in Fountain Green to Charles Clifford and Ora Seely Mayer. Married James LaVar Liddiard on Feb. 10, 1942 in Las Vegas, Nev. He passed away Nov. 18, 1984.
Stella was a very talented pianist and started teaching piano lessons from the time she was 16 years old. She taught many children that grew up in East Carbon how to play the piano.
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where she was the ward organist for most of her life and also served in many other ward callings.
Stella was also a member of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers. She was called upon to play the piano for most school and community events.
The most important thing in Stella’s life was her family.
Survived by children, James LaVar (Mary) Liddiard, Brenda L. (Stanley) Richardson, Mark Clifford (Rose) Liddiard, Marilyn (Jeffrey) Jensen, and Julie (William Jon) Elicher; 19 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; brother, Lamar Mayer; and sisters, Geniel Gottschalk, Maurine Byers and Elaine Cannon. Preceded in death by parents.
Funeral service Wednesday, Dec. 1, 10:30 a.m., East Carbon LDS Ward. Family will be at the church one hour prior to service. Friends are welcome at Mitchell Funeral Home. Interment, Vine Bluff Cemetery, Nephi, at 3:30 p.m.

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