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Loralee Heaps Darden

March 7, 1969 April 13, 2019
Loralee Heaps Darden
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Obituary for Loralee Heaps Darden

Teague, TX/ Teasdale, UT - On Saturday, April 13, 2019, our beloved sister, Loralee Heaps Darden, age 50, of Teague, Texas, was suddenly taken from us. She passed away from complications of Diabetes and Liver disease while under the care of Baylor, Scott, & White Hospital in Waco, TX.

Loralee was born March 7, 1969, in Richfield, Utah. She was the youngest of seven children born to William Lell and Ann Maxfield Heaps of Teasdale, Utah.

Loralee graduated from Cyprus High School in Magna, Utah in 1987 and went on to attend Snow College and Bryman Dental Hygienist School.

Loralee always greeted you with a loving smile. It made you feel good to be in her presence. Another quality she had was her ability to laugh and express joy with a great sense of humor.

She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. While living in Helena, MT, she found great joy in her leadership role and mentorship in the Church’s Young Women’s Program. She acted as a pianist and organist for services there. She also served as a Temple worker in the Billings, MT Temple.

While residing in Teague, TX, she was very proud of one of the last job titles she held as the pianist for the choir of the First United Methodist Church in Fairfield, TX.

She shared her passion for playing the piano, movies, music and singing with her family and friends. She especially loved singing with her father and accompanying him on the piano. She truly perfected her skills of piano playing. She was also very talented at scrapbooking, cooking and jewelry making.

While living in Magna, UT, Loralee met and married Forrest Christian in 1991. They were later divorced. Loralee met and married James Darden, Jr. They resided in Teague, TX. They were later divorced.

Loralee is survived by her siblings: Cindy and Al Medina of Chatsworth, CA; Beverly and Bryant Davis of High Point, NC; Karen and Paul Cloward of Herriman, UT; LaWanda Heaps of Riverton, UT and Bryan Heaps of Kalkaska, MI. including 15 Nieces and Nephews, and 7 Great Nieces and Nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Lell and Ann Maxfield Heaps, her brother, Timothy Lell Heaps, paternal grandparents Lorenzo and Wanda Chidester Heaps and maternal grandparents Nathan Tanner and Delta Okerlund Maxfield.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. in the Teasdale Cemetery where friends may visit with the family one hour prior to the services.

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


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Visitation

Saturday

18

May

12:00 PM 5/18/2019 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 5/18/2019 1:00:00 PM
Teasdale Cemetery

500 North Main Street
Teasdale, Utah 8484773

Teasdale Cemetery
500 North Main Street Teasdale 8484773 Utah
United States

Graveside

Saturday

18

May

1:00 PM 5/18/2019 1:00:00 PM
Teasdale Cemetery

500 North Main Street
Teasdale, Utah 8484773

Teasdale Cemetery
500 North Main Street Teasdale 8484773 Utah
United States

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Teasdale Cemetery Final Resting Place

500 North Main Street
Teasdale, Utah 8484773

500 North Main Street Teasdale 8484773 Utah
United States
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