|Birth: ||Apr. 28, 1934|
|Death: ||Jun. 27, 2011|
Joyce Nason Allen, 77, was born April 28, 1934, in Price, Carbon County, Utah. She died on Monday, June 27, 2011, in Chandler, Ariz.
Raised in Helper, Utah, Joyce graduated from Carbon High, attended the College of Eastern Utah, the University of Utah, and later finished her bachelor's degree in elementary education through Idaho State University. She taught at Miller Elementary School in Burley.
On Aug. 30, 1957, she married Willard Dale Allen in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. She met Willard through a friend while attending the University of Utah; she won him over while caring for him as he was recovering from a hunting gunshot wound, and they were happily married for 53 years.
She was a loving mother, wife and daughter, and a devoted sister, church member and friend. Her family and love of the Lord always came first. She will be greatly missed.
Joyce was preceded in death by her husband, Willard Dale Allen. She leaves behind her children and 26 grandchildren. Her children include Lori Rich (Brent), Russell D. Allen, Glen B. Allen (Linda), Joy Myers (Tim), Stanley W Allen (Jeanne), Shirley Chapple Turley (Darren), Sterling E. Allen (Michelle), Norma Jean Vaughn Slagel (Andy); and one sibling, Paula LaVon Nason Broadhead (Max).
Additionally, she was preceded in death by her parents, Carter Emery Nason and Adrian LaVon Lloyd Nason; her siblings, Lois Jean Nason Vaughn, Nina Nason Hunt, Roland Emerson Nason and Aren Nason; a son-in-law, James Chapple; and a nephew, Carter Lynn Vaughn.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 1, at the Unity LDS Church, 275 S. 250 E. of Burley, with Bishop Mark Mabey officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant View Cemetery.
Carter Emery Nason (1901 - 1970)
Adrian LaVon Lloyd Nason (1911 - 1985)
Willard Dale Allen (1932 - 2010)
Pleasant View Cemetery
Created by: Annie
Record added: Jul 08, 2011
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