Dorothy J. Ekins, age 64, died June 17, 1998.
She was born July 3, 1933 in Mapleridge, MN, a daughter of John Malcolm and Elsie Mary Treichell Paulson. She married Eugene W. Lloyd, and later divorced. She married Elmer H. Ekins, February 1968, Las Vegas, Nevada. She was an active member of the LDS Church. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.Dorothy is survived by her husband, Elmer, Lapoint, UT; children, Ronald Paul (Elvauna) Lloyd, St. George, UT; Timothy Michael (Lisa) Lloyd, Evanston, WY; Shirley Jean (Joe) Peterson, Lapoint, UT; Ron (Shirley) Ekins, Lake Shore, UT; Terry Colleen (Doug) Card, American Fork, UT; Kathie Davis, Springville, UT; Shelly Kay (Joe) Goodall, Santaquin, UT; Roxie Lynn Parks, Provo, UT; 37 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Albert Paulson; John Paulson; Arthur Paulson; James Paulson; Paul Paulson; Kenny Paulson; Robert Paulson; Doris Mott; Grace Anderson; Betty Lood; Frances Lood; Blanch Roos; Marjorie Lewis.
Funeral service will be held Monday, June 22, 1998, 11 a.m. at the Lapoint LDS Ward Chapel. Friends may call Sunday evening 7-9 p.m. at Thomson's Vernal Mortuary, 15 E. 100 No., Vernal and one hour prior to service at the Lapoint Chapel on Monday morning. Burial will be in the Lapoint Cemetery under the direction of Thomson's Vernal Mortuary.
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