Lue Adams

Lue Adams

PANGUITCH — Luella Mae Helquist Adams, 84, passed away March 9, 2019 in Panguitch. She was born Nov. 5, 1934, in Koosharem, a daughter of Alfred Leo and Laura Vest Helquist.

She married Nathan Calvin Adams Dec. 25, 1974, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Their marriage was solemnized in the Manti LDS temple Aug. 29, 1994. He preceded her in death Jan. 12, 2010.

She worked at Sharon’s Beauty Salon in Panguitch, with her best friend, Sharon Moore, for over 25 years. She helped keep all the ladies of Panguitch beautiful.

She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served willingly and well. She put in many hours in the production of Promised Valley and many road shows in the Panguitch Utah Stake.

She was loved by many as “Aunt Lue.”

Lue is survived by a brother, Lee (Janice) Helquist, Richfield; a sister, Leora Johnson, Payette, Idaho; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

She is preceded in death by 11 siblings, Merida L. Huntsman, Elvera Ilene Roberts, Donal Helquist, Burns Helquist, Lacon Helquist, Ellen Helquist, Elman Helquist, Alfred Helquist, Sherlene Spencer, Leslie Helquist and LeEarl Helquist.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to all of the nurses and workers at the Garfield Care Center and hospital for their awesome care and love shown to Aunt Lue.

Funeral services will be held today, March 14, at noon in the Panguitch 2nd LDS Ward Chapel, 178 North 400 East in Panguitch, where friends may call for viewing Thursday morning from 10 to 11:30 a.m. prior to the services.

Burial will be in the Panguitch City Cemetery under the care of the Springer Turner Funeral Home of Richfield and Salina.

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