Alice Iola Jenkins Clerico

July 8, 1936 — November 25, 2015

Alice Iola Jenkins Clerico

Alice Iola Jenkins Clerico was born July 8, 1936 to David and Mearl Annie Davis Jenkins in Lapoint Utah. She passed away November 25, 2015 at the Uintah Care Center, Vernal, Utah. She grew up in Lapoint and on Mosby Mountain on her parent's farm and ranch. She attended BYU Collage. Then worked in Vernal at the Uintah State Bank were she made many friends. She also worked in the old and in the new Lapoint Elementary School's, her last position was helping with the special needs child, a job she enjoyed and did very well. Alice had always been very thoughtful sending hundreds of birthday and sympathy cards. A lot of them she made herself. She never had a list of anyone's birthdays; she had them stored in her mind and never forgot anyone. When her mother was in her final years she devoted her time to taking care of her. She had a wonderful sense of humor and always took great joy in making others laugh and have a good time. Alice enjoyed good old westerns music and playing solitare. She married Bernard Harpolic later divorced, She married Calvin J Clerico later divorced. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; she was in the Lapoint Relief Society presidency and a faithful visiting teacher for many years and always being a faithful tithe payer. The strong faith she had in the gospel got her through many of her trials. The material things in this world really wasn't her concern. Her only concern was for her family and friends. She wanted everyone around her to feel the love for life, and the love for others the way she did. She endured to the end and fought a good fight. What more could you ask for from a wonderful valiant person like Alice. She is survived by her children, Dean (Renita) Clerico of Lapoint; Valerie Harpole of Spokane, WA; Tim and (Juli) Harpole; grandchildren, Vanessa Clerico, Dylon Clerico, Carson Clerico, Teddy Elifritze, James Harpole, Marissa Harpole, Andy Harpole. She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Clyde J. Harpole. Funeral services will be Monday, November 30, 2015 at 11:00 AM at the Lapoint LDS Ward Chapel. A viewing will be at the Blackburn Vernal Mortuary Sunday evening from 6:00-8:00 PM and at the Chapel one hour prior to the services. Burial will be in the Lapoint Cemetery. under the direction of the Blackburn Vernal Mortuary.
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