Our dear sweet mother, Amanda LaVenda Kingston, 93, passed away November 29, 2000 at home.

Born Oct. 31, 1907 in Idaho Falls, Idaho to Joseph Alma and Ellen Josephine Newman. Married Charles W. Kingston.

She was a mother to all, a poet and lover of music.

Survivors: Louise (Bill) Stoddard, Fred (Sharon) Kingston, Sherri Minerva (Gerald) Mills, Rodger Kingston, Anna (John) Newman, Kathleen Tucker; sisters Esther Nielsen and Minnie Brinkman. Preceded in death by husband, sons; James Alma and Jesse and daughter-in-law Janie. She was the proud grandmother of over 100 grand, great and great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday December 4, 2000 in the Wasatch Lawn Mortuary Chapel, 3401 South Highland Drive where friends may call on Sunday evening from 6-8 p.m. and one Monday one hour prior to services. Interment Bountiful Memorial Park.