Priscilla Anderton

Priscilla Anderton

MONROE — Our kind and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, Priscilla Sue King Anderton, 80, passed away at her home Aug. 10, 2019.  She was born April 29, 1939, in Provo, a daughter of June Syrett and Emily LaVellWhite King.  She attended Wayne High School and Stevens-Henager College in Provo.  She married Jay Eugene Anderton Nov. 27, 1960, in Elko, Nevada.  Their marriage was solemnized in the Manti LDS temple June 26, 1964. He preceded her in death Oct. 26, 2011.

Priscilla was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving as relief society president, in the primary and in the scouting program.  She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and served as an officer in the Daughter’s of Utah Pioneers.

Priscilla enjoyed reading, playing the piano and music, traveling and being with her kids, grandkids and great-grandkids.

She is survived by her children, Helen Sue Anderton and David and April Anderton, all Monroe; Ron Anderton and Rick Jay Anderton, both Richfield; Julie and Doyle Nielson, Pleasant Grove; grandchildren, Erik and Britton Cram, Cedar Hills; Travis Anderton and Jayden Anderton, both Richfield; MorganAnderton, Jay D. Anderton andKaci Anderton, all Monroe; great-grandchildren, Denver Cram and Roseleigh Cram, both Cedar Hills; brother, John and Lisa King; and sister-in-law, Claudia T. King, Provo.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter-in-law, Tammy Anderton;grandson, Keith Anderton; and two siblings, Don Emery King and Helen King.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Aug. 16, at 11 a.m. in the Monroe LDS stake center, where friends may call for viewing Friday morning from 9 to 10:30 a.m., prior to the services.

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

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