Donna Jean Jones Carroll Thiede passed away at her home with her husband at her side November 19, 1993.

She was born January 10, 1929 in Coalville, Utah to Verne Eugene and Marguerite Anna Parker Jones. Reared by her mother and step father, Willard J. Carroll.Donna married Leland Lee H. Thiede on August 8, 1946 in Granger, Utah, where they lived and raised their five children. She was a member of the LDS Church, teaching and directing music in the Primary for several years. Donna loved music and was able to sing at a very young age. She organized a dance band as a teenager, in which she entertained at parties with her voice and guitar. She and her husband spent many hours together helping homeless people and others in need.

Donna is survived by her husband whom she loved dearly; five children in whose successes she was very pleased; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild, who were her pride and joy, mother and stepfather. Donna was preceded in death by her father, two full-term stillborn baby girls.

Her children are Sharon Lee Mackay and husband Clark, Carolyn Jean McPharlin and husband Michael, Denton Earl Thiede and wife Sydney, Leland Roger Thiede and Gerald Blair Thiede. She will be greatly missed by her sisters, Norma Dickinson, Beverly Jensen, Linda Sue Kruger; and brother, Willard Carroll; stepmother, Marian Jones; brothers, Allan Jones, Bruce Jones, Val Jones; and sisters, Donna Stephens and Sherrie Smith. Special thanks to many dear friends for their loving care.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, 11 a.m. at the Taylorsville 12th Ward, 4505 South 3420 West. Friends may call Monday, 6-8 p.m. at Jenkins Soffe Mortuary, 4760 South State, and Tuesday from 10-10:45 a.m. at the church. Interment, Valley View Memorial Park.

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