Funeral services for Cedar City, Utah, resident Dorothy Jean Twitchell Ellingford, 92, will be conducted at 10 am on Monday, April 15, 2019 in the Kemmerer Wyoming Stake Center, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 pm on Sunday, April 14, at the Ball Family Chapel in Kemmerer, and one hour prior to services on Monday at the stake center.
She passed away on April 8, 2019, at her home.
Born February 14, 1927, in Abraham, Utah, she was the daughter of Charles Gilbert and Julia Elena (Booth) Twitchell. She was raised in Lyman, Wyoming and Garden City, Utah. She married Jack Garnell Ellingford on August 10, 1959. She supported her children in school and attended their activities. She went on a mission to California in 1993 to share her love of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints with others. She enjoyed reading poetry, traveling, crocheting, doing embroidery and spending time with her family and friends.
Survivors include her daughters, Deanne Pierce of Cedar City, Utah, and JoAnn Souder of Las Vegas, Nevada, and their husbands; her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brother and sisters, Ren Lyle, Phyllis Ann, and Charlene Twitchell; her three sons, Richard Gene, Charles Nelson, and Kit Daren Ellingford, and her daughter, Wendy Cheryl Ellingford Waite.
Interment will follow at the Lyman, WY City Cemetery, Lyman,WY.
Ball Family Chapel of Kemmerer in charge of arrangments.