|Birth: ||Nov. 11, 1941, USA|
|Death: ||May 19, 2010|
Linda Easton Barnum, of St. George, Utah, was born November 1, 1941, to Sildona Jensen and Lawrence Clifford Easton. She peacefully passed away on May 19, 2010, in Las Vegas, Nevada, after a long battle with cancer. Linda married Marion Thyrel (Gabby) Barnum in 1958, and they had 3 children. In 1967, they were divorced and she remarried for 6 years and then chose to remain single for her remaining years.
Linda worked in the restaurant industry in Las Vegas until 1977, and then went to work in the trucking industry. For 16 years her job took her to; Salt Lake, UT, Lafayette, CA, Pleasant Hills, CA, Diamond Bar, CA, and San Jacinto, CA and then back to Las Vegas. She then moved to St. George where she worked for DATS trucking for the past 16 years.
Traveling was a big part of her life. She was able to see a lot of the world with her family and close friends: Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Belize, Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, China, Japan, Peru, Italy, and many different areas of the United States.
She is survived by: her former husband, Gabby Barnum (Nora) (Las Vegas, NV); children, Larry (Cindy) Barnum of Las Vegas, NV, Dawna Gubler (Mark) of Las Vegas, NV, Dennis Barnum (Jolynne) of Henderson, NV; grandchildren, Tysa Anderson (Brad), Heather Rickey (Ryan), Trista Werly (Joel), Valadee Owens (Cameron), Cliff Barnum, Katie Barnum, Blake Barnum, Jaleece Barnum, Hannah Barnum, Coleman Barnum; 9 great-grandchildren; brother, Mike Easton (Nancy) of Sandy, UT; sister-in-law, Nani Woods (Randy) of Mesquite, NV; and many other nieces and nephews and their families which she loved very much. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, McClain Easton.
The family would like to thank Dr. Te's office and staff, "The Angles" at the Infusion Center and also two truly caring people, Barry and Marci, from the Albertson's Pharmacy, for their tender loving care of Linda.
Funeral Services will be Wednesday, May 26, 2010, at the LDS Stake Center, 500 N. Bluff Street. Friends and family may call Tuesday evening, May 25, 2010, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Spilsbury Mortuary and also Wednesday, from 9:30 to 10:30 am prior to the services, at the church. Interment will be in the Mesquite City Cemetery in Mesquite, NV at 2:00 pm (Nevada-time).
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Susan G. Komen research at http://ww5.komen.org/donate.
Arrangements are made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, St. George, UT, (435) 673-2454. Friends and family are invited to sign Linda's guest book at www.spilsburymortuary.com
Lawrence C. Easton (1912 - 1973)
Sildona Jensen Easton (1916 - 1989)
Mesquite City Cemetery
Created by: Ross Woolsey
Record added: May 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52723688
Added: Jan. 23, 2014