Leona Wright Jorgensen, 70, died of cancer in her home in Orem, Nov. 23,2000.

Leona was born October 23, 1930, in Peoa, UT to Ammon Seth Wright and Elizabeth Marchant Wright.

She grew up in Peoa and graduated from South Summit High School in 1948. Leona attended BYU studying music per-formance. She mar-ried Howard D Jor-gensen May 5, 1950, in the Salt Lake City Temple. Leona later completed a degree in elementary education from BYU and taught in Alpine School District for 30 years. Leona was active in the LDS Church and held many positions in the church. She served a mission to the Florida Tallahassee Mission in 1995.

She is survived by Dennis (son) and Susan Jorgensen, Peoa, UT and David (son) and Becky Jorgensen, Hyrum, Utah, 14 grandchildren, and sister Elaine Wright, Concord, California. Leona was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and brothers Elved Wright and Don Wright.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2000, at 11 a.m. in the Timpanogos Park 9th Ward Chapel, 1000 North Main, Orem, Utah. A viewing will be held Monday, Nov. 27, 2000 from 6-8 p.m. at the Walker Sander-son Mortuary 646 E. 800 N. Orem, and at the Church from 10:45-11:45 a.m. prior to services. Burial in the Orem City Cemetery.