Edith May Bigler Jones Johnson

July 8, 1940 – Oct. 28, 2012

Funeral services for Edith May Bigler Jones Johnson were held Nov. 3 at the Church of Latter-day Saints in Burlington. Edith, 72, died Oct. 28 in Rio Rancho, N.M., while on her way to her daughter’s home in Brigham City, Utah.

She was born July 8, 1940, in Basin, the daughter of Orville Bigler and Elvira Dobson.

She worked as a nurse’s aide in Greybull and Basin and later received her RN degree from Powell and Sheridan.

She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She had many callings but especially loved teaching Primary.

Edith loved to make quilts, crochet, read and raise a big garden, watermelon farming and the outdoors. She worked hard and enjoyed serving others. She had a wonderful sense of humor.

Edith was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, Fred Ray Jones of Otto and Bill Johnson of Nacogdoches, Texas; one son, C.J. Jones, and two brothers, Myron Bigler and Clinton Dean Bigler.

She is survived by her children, Jean Marcus of Greybull, Alice Chatwin, Anita Olsen and Janice Henry, who live in Utah, Brett Jones in Oklahoma, Anette Quammen in Wyoming, Debbie Anderson in Washington, and Frank Jones Lavine, Marsha Jones Lavine and David Jones Lavine; four brothers, Edwin Bigler, Perrie Bigler, Bill Bigler and Dale Bigler; three sisters, Charmayne Kasparian of Utah, Dona Cecil of Arizona and Rose Ann Bishop of Pennsylvania; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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