Saturday, November 27, 2010

A Couple Of Wonderful People

A couple of wonderful people passed away last week...
Beverly was in my ward (The old 3rd ward) growing up.
Her husband Wendell was the bishop when I was baptized.
She was a very sweet/kind woman.

Beverly Ann Dodge Terry

1926 ~ 2010

Beverly Ann Dodge Terry, 83, of American Fork, passed away at home on November 21, 2010. She was born December 5, 1926, in Salt Lake City, to Vere and Clarisse Bagley Dodge. On January 14, 1944, she married Wendell Bradford Terry, in the Salt Lake Temple.

Beverly's loving family was the central focus of her life. She loved reading and singing to her treasured little ones. She was an active member of the LDS church and served as a temple worker in the Mt. Timpanogos Temple. Throughout her life, Beverly faced many hardships and struggles throughout her life but weathered each trial with fierce courage and quiet humility. Her legacy is her unwavering faith and quiet service.

She is survived by Marcia (Richard) Plothow, Judy (Michael B.)Terry, Susan Terry, Christine (David) Durfey, 19 grandchildren, and 43 great grandchildren.

Beverly was preceded in death by her husband Wendell, son Mike, and grandson, Kent Terry.

Funeral services are set for Monday, November 29th, 2010 at 11:00 am at the Hillcrest Stake Center, 165 N 350 W American Fork, UT. Family and friends may call at Anderson & Sons Mortuary, 49 E 100 N, American Fork, UT, Sunday from 6 - 8 pm and at the stake center, Monday, from 9:45 - 10:45 a.m. Interment at American Fork Cemetary.

Online condolences and memories may be sent at

Jolene Lara was my daughter (Abby's) primary teacher.

Jolene P. Lara

1960 ~ 2010

Jolene Pearson Lara, 50, passed away November 25, 2010 in American Fork, Utah. She was born April 26, 1960 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Aliaff Joseph and Carol Gregory Pearson. She married John Anthony Lara, November 8, 1985 in the Salt Lake Temple.

Jolene was a life long member of the LDS Church, serving faithfully where ever she was called. Among the callings in her ward she served as a 1st counselor in a Relief Society presidency, 1st counselor in a Young Womens presidency and serving as a primary worker.

She loved her family and enjoyed being with them.

She is survived by her husband of Eagle Mountain; children, Dallas (Charlene) Lara of Eagle Mt., Brittney (Dennis) Olsen of Logan, Austin Lara of Salt Lake City, Chandler Lara of Eagle Mt.; four grandchildren; mother Carol Pearson of Salt Lake, brothers and sister, David (Mary Kaye) Pearson of West Jordan, Brian (Calene) Pearson of Riverton, Leigh (Heidi) Pearson of West Jordan and Elaine (Dave) Miller of Eagle River, AK. She is preceded in death by her father.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in the Kiowa Valley 1st Ward Chapel, 7241 North Ute Drive, Eagle Mountain, where friends may call on Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 and again on Wednesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Burial will be held in a pending cemetery. Funeral Directors, Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guest book

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made at any Zions Bank in behalf of Jolene Lara's name.

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