1921 ~ 2003


- Della Mae Jaques Stephens, 81, died Wednesday, June 4, 2003, at her home.

She was born on July 13, 1921 in Layton, Utah a daughter to John Franklin and Tillie Darlene Clark Jaques.

She married Ordell John Stephens on August 30, 1939 in Devil's Slide, Utah. The marriage was later solemnized in the Ogden LDS Temple. He died December 3, 1992.

She was a member of the LDS Church, Henefer 1st Ward. She served in various church callings. She graduated from Morgan High School. She was a member of Utah daughter of pioneers.

She was a very talented painter and her paintings were enjoyed by all. She loved her family and enjoyed being a homemaker. She had a great sense of humor and was always cheerful.

She is survived by her four sons and three daughters: Francis (Roy) Richins, Mountain View, Wy; Gale (Carol) Stephens, Dan J. Stephens, Jon J. (Kathy) Stephens, Jan (John) Brown, Val W. Stephens, Mary Ann (Kim) Trussell, all of Henefer; 30 grandchildren; and 27 great grandchildren.

Also surviving are three sisters, Merla Foust, Coalville; Rhea Iverson, Henefer; Edna Little, Morgan.

She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, brother, sister, granddaughter, and two great grandsons.

Funeral services will be held Monday, June 9, 2003 at 11 a.m. in the Henefer 1st Ward Chapel with Bishop Roger A. Fowles offciating.

Friends may call at the Henefer Church, Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Monday one hour prior to services.

Special thanks to IHC Hospice for taking care of Mom.

Interment, Henefer Cemetery.