Idona Miller May, 85, died March 4, 2001, in Salt Lake City.
She was born May 2, 1915, in American Fork, to John Frank and Caroline Schow Miller. She married James Hunter May, August 31, 1940, in Los Angeles, California. He died July 25, 1953. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.
She graduated from American Fork High School in 1933, where she served as a Student Body Officer, and she was a former Miss American Fork. She retired from Utah Power & Light after working there for 29 years. She was a member of DUP, the Literacy Club, and served in many callings in The Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
She served from her heart, a heart that sent out love to all without condition, lecture, or expectation of return. Mother and grandmother to more than a few, she was happiest when serving. Refined by a life laced with many a physical pain, she never complained, she just kept moving . . . until her heart swollen many times its intended size she could move no more. With a heart brimming with love and stubborn intent, she reached out to the family around her bed making sure they knew how much she loved each of them. We miss you. It just hurts to not be with you; so, we will hold you to that promise of someday being with you again, this time forever.
She is survived by her daughter, Judith (Scott) Bringhurst, Salt Lake City; grandchildren, James Scott (Carolyn) Bringhurst, Leslie (Greg) Ellis, Mindy (Greg) Gaddis, Kristi (Joe) Ballstaedt, Robyn Bringhurst, Jane Bringhurst, 11 great-grandchildren, and her sister, Lillie Walker, American Fork. She was preceded in death by her husband, four brothers, and two sisters.
Funeral services will be Fri., March 9, 2001, at 12 noon at the American Fork 8th Ward, 310 North 100 East. Friends may call Thurs. from 7 - 9 p.m. at Anderson & Sons Mortuary, 49 East 100 North, American Fork; and from l0:45 - ll:45 a.m. Fri. at the church.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to Primary Children's Medical Center, P.O. Box 58249, Salt Lake City, UT 84158. Burial, American Fork Cemetery.