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Sublette Examiner
Volume 4, Number 2 - April 8, 2004
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Kay Lamar John

Graveside services for Pinedale resident Kay John, 73, were conducted at the Goshen Cemetery in Idaho on April 7, 2004.

Kay passed away April 1, 2004, at the Sublette Center. He was born on April 20, 1930, in Goshen, Idaho, at his grandmother's home. He was the son of David E. and Winnona Christensen John.

He spent his youth and received his education in Taylor and Shelly, Idaho. He enlisted in the Army and spent three years in the service, some of the time was spent overseas.

He then worked at the Tooele Chemical Depot. He retired in 1985.

He moved to Pinedale in 1985 and in 1987 moved into the assisted living part of the Sublette Center and was a resident there until his death.

He is survived by his mother and father of Shelley; sister Nylla (Gene) Kunard of Pinedale; brothers Neivell (Joan) John of Meridian, Idaho, and Lynn (Sandra) John of Syracuse, Utah; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Norma Lee Brown

Norma Brown passed away April 1, 2004, at her home in Pinedale.

Norma was born Nov. 30, 1932, in Taneytown, Md., to E. Bruce and Edward Shorb. She married George Brown on March 31, 1951, in Taneytown.

George and Norma moved to Pinedale in September of 1989. Norma enjoyed cooking, crocheting, hiking and their many trips to Yellowstone National Park. Norma had been career-oriented, as well as a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a good friend to many.

She is survived by her husband George; her children Steve, Doug, Mike and Dave; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her mother, father, and sister, Shirley McKinny.

A memorial service will be held Saturday April 10, 2004, at Hudson's Funeral Home in Pinedale at 11 a.m.

Contributions in Norma's name can be made to the "Kickin' Cancer" Foundation of Sublette County.

Richard Jordan

Richard was born on Nov. 30, 1936, to Dick and Dora Jordan in Tahlequah, Okla. He was the youngest of 10 children, and was known as Little Dick by all his family.

He attended school in Tahlequah, joined the U.S. Army in 1959, and served as a shipping clerk in Fort Eustis, Va.

On Dec. 14, 1963, he married Beatrice Barnes in Tahlequah. Upon marrying Bea, he stepped into the role of fatherhood to her three young children - a role in which he took great pride.

Richard and Bea moved to southwest Wyoming in 1979. Richard was an equipment operator for Flint Engineering and Construction. He spent several years working between Evanston and LaBarge on pipeline jobs.

In 1984 Richard and Bea moved to Big Piney. He was the area superintendent for Flint. After retiring from Flint, Richard continued to do pipelines for Enron and a family business with his son-in-law.

The last few years he and Bea spent winters in Oklahoma and Kansas visiting family and friends, and summers in Big Piney until Richard's health no longer allowed them to travel.

Richards survivors are: wife, Bea Jordan; son, Gerald, and daughter-in-law, Cindy Callison; daughter, Glenda and son-in-law, Jeff Langlois; six grandchildren: Chris, Jason, Jermie, Candy, Mandi and Cody; eight great-grandchildren: Tyler, JeNay, Jordan, Jeffrey, Alyson, JoDean, Mariah and Jalie, all of Marbleton and LaBarge; and sisters Agnes McCleland of Muskogee, Okla., Fannie Denny of Muskogee, Johnnie Baker or Muskogee, Betty Sanders of Nesho, Okla., and Mary Jo Teaque of Oklahoma City, Okla.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Dick and Dora Jordan; son, Randy Callison; sister, Ella O'Dell; bothers: Leo, Sam and Herry Jordan. Richard died on March 22, 2004, at Evanston Regional Hospital in Evanston. He will be loved and missed by all who knew him.

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