Obituaries

Myles Cameron Olson

Jan 1, 2022

Myles Camron Olson passed away on January 1, 2022 in Vernal, Utah. He was born September 1, 1993 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He graduated from Uintah High School. When he flashed his charming smile, it lit up our hearts and warmed our souls. He had such a great capacity for love and an honest heart that will be missed...

Robert Nelson Strickland Sr

Dec 30, 2021

Military Honors for Robert will be held Monday, January 3, 2022 at 11 AM at the Blackburn Vernal Mortuary.

Eros Roy Arocho

Dec 19, 2021

On December 19, 2021, after a battle with pulmonary fibrosis, our beloved husband, father, and “Papa” Eros Roy Arocho passed away at the age of 65. Known as Roy to his friends and colleagues, Eros Roy Arocho was born in Panama City, Panama on February 24, 1956; the youngest of 4 children to Benjamin and Dalila Arocho. The child of...

Bryce Arthur Rushton

Dec 17, 2021

Bryce Arthur (Poppa) Rushton joined his beautiful bride Delores (MaDee) in heaven on December 17, 2021 surrounded by his loving family.

Bryce was born on April 2, 1939 to Arthur Lavar and Una Elene Peterson Rushton in Salt Lake City, Utah. To all that knew him, knew he was a unique, caring, jokester and he touched the lives of...

Douglas "Doug" Maxwell

Dec 10, 2021

Doug passed away at his home from a heart attack on December 10, 2021 in Vernal, Utah. Doug was an accomplished musician he loved the bass guitar the best country music and John Prine was his favorite. He was in the marching band in High School. After high school Doug went into the Coast Guard. He played the trumpet In...

Evan R Murray

Dec 8, 2021

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Evan R. Murray was born July 15, 1939 in Vernal, UT to Richard and Margery Murray. He passed away peacefully at his home in Lubbock, TX surrounded by his family on December 8, 2021. Evan graduated from Uintah high school and attended Weber State University. He married Renee’ Samuels on January 17, 1959 in Vernal, where they had...

Matthew Wayne Merz

Dec 8, 2021

Matthew Wayne Merz October 23, 1970- December 8, 2021 Matthew was born in Shiner, Texas but was raised and lived in Fredericksburg, Texas where he spent most of his life. He came to vernal to live with his sister and brother -in-law a decade ago. He immediately fell in love with the mountains and remained a resident in Vernal. Matthew...

Colleen Thompson

Dec 2, 2021

Colleen Peterson was born September 29, 1933 in Payson, UT to Arnold Leonard Peterson and Regina Robertson Peterson. She died December 2, 2021 at the Uintah Care Center in Vernal, at the age of 88. She graduated from High School in Richfield, then moved to SLC where she worked for Hotel Utah until marrying Philip Allan “Bun” Martin in 1960...

William Chandler Arias

Dec 1, 2021

William Chandler Arias passed away on December 1, 2021. He born September 18, 1997 in Vernal, Ut to Staci Dawn Lindsay and Benjamin Warren Arias. Chandler grew up in Vernal, Utah and graduated from Uintah High School in 2016. After Graduation he joined the Marine Corps where he became a Sargent. He grew up attending World Vision Assembly of God...

Robert LeRoy Jones

Nov 30, 2021

Robert Leroy Jones passed away Novemer 29, 2021 at the Huntsman’s Cancer Center. He was born January 19, 1947 to Ruth Ann Ames and Alden Leroy Jonesin Phoenix Arizona. He grew up roaming the gravel pits of Glendale, Arizona with his siblings, rock hunting, riding go carts and hiking. Robert loved being out doors and loved fishing. His best friend...

James Blinn Tenney

Nov 28, 2021

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James Blinn Tenney 29 May 1954 - 28 November 2021 Our beloved father, brother, uncle, grandfather, and friend passed away on November 28th, 2021. Blinn was born to James Orawell and Ann Bergman Tenney in Mesa, Arizona. Later the family moved to California and then to Salem, Utah. He attended Spanish Fork High...

Maureen G Spencer

Nov 26, 2021

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Maureen Geneva Young Spencer has lived a life devoted to her family, the community and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

She was born in Bremerton, Washington (west coast near Seattle)on May 28, 1943 and grew up in Hartline, Washington (eastern Washington near Grand Coulee Dam). She spent her childhood living with her mother and grandparents at...

DeAnn Workman Stringham

Nov 22, 2021

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Our Beloved Mother, DeAnn W. Stringham, of Vernal, Utah passed away on November 22, 2021, in Sandy, Utah, at the age of 83 surrounded by her family. She was born in Vernal, Utah on June 9, 1938, to loving parents, Leland and Sarah Workman along with 3 brothers and 3 sisters. Bill Workman, Ted Workman, LaNae Merkley, Marie...

Cynthia Louise Long Pearce

Nov 20, 2021

Your Hug Meant the World

No one else held us so tightOr made us feel better, and oh, so all rightNo one’s eyes shined and sparkled so brightNo one’s heart radiated as much loveAs our Mom, who is now flying high above.The world lost a beloved Mother, Cynthia Long Pearce on November 20, 2021 in Rangely, Colorado. She entered the world...

Ashlei Nakol Stearns

Nov 16, 2021

I love you more than Tater Tots Mom, Aunt, Daughter and Sister were all of the hats that Ashlei wore. The one she wore best was that of wife, friend and Justin’s partner in crime. The two of them were married on July 2, 2010. Justin and Ashlei played, laughed and giggled like teenagers. Ashlei loved her family first, followed...

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