Barbara Marlene Price, age 75, of Roosevelt, died June 1, 2019, in Vernal, at her daughter’s home after a battle with cancer.
She was born Nov. 16, 1943, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Eldon Revelle Winfree and Dorothy Mae Williamson. She married Phil Thompson, he died May 16, 1985. She married Ronald Price on Sept. 19, 1986, at the Constitution Park in Roosevelt.
Barbara was known to everyone as “the dog catcher” because she was the animal control officer in Roosevelt for over 30 years. She loved animals and had several pets throughout her life. She was a fun and amazing woman with a good attitude who was friendly to everyone. She and her husband liked to travel to Wendover. She adored her children and grandchildren. She raised foster kids through the years, raising three to adulthood.
Barbara is survived by her husband, Ron, of Roosevelt; daughters, Dee Dee (Al) Luther, Bakersfield, California; Connie Warren, Salt Lake City; Heidi (Jose) Morales, Elko, Nevada; Allyson (Gary) Godfrey, Vernal; Jody (Hugo) Alania, Vernal; 13 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren; a sister, Carla Theisen, Roy; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Juanita French, and a brother, Lawrence “Sonny” Turner.
Services will be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the Hullinger Mortuary with a viewing from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Cremation will follow the services and the remains will be interred at a later date in the Roosevelt Memorial Park.
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