Ezra LaMar Pearce

April 2, 1882 - January 4, 1962


The Beaver Press - January 12, 1962

Services Held Saturday for LaMar Pearce. A short graveside service was held in the Mountain View Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 6, at 2:30 p.m. Bishop Joe Nelson conducted.

Mr. Pearce had been a resident of Beaver on many occasions but his work as an engineer on the hoist, or "hoist man", in many mines had taken him away for periods of time.

When he was in Beaver he spent the time here at the home of his mother-in-law, Mrs. Francis Jones, where his wife and family resided until they alter moved to Las Vegas. It was there his wife, Lovina Pearce passed away and he has since made his home with his daughter, Ruth, and son Rex in Colfax, California.

His son Rex, and daughters Virginia Ward and Wanda White were the only ones of his children able to attend the funeral because of illness in the family of Ruth, and Lamar is living in Virginia.


The Beaver Press - April 2, 1942

Funeral Services Held For Mrs. LaVina Pearce Tuesday: Mrs. Francis Jones received word Saturday of the death of her daughter Mrs. Lydia LaVina J. Pearce, 62, who had died in the Las Vegas hospital following an operation.

She was born January 9, 1880 in Beaver the daughter of William and Francis Harris Jones. She taught school several years in Southern Utah. She married LaMar Pearce of Washington County in the St. George Temple, October 16, 1906.

Seven children were born to them, two have preceeded her in death. They have made their home in Beaver with her aged mother, but lived at various times in Nevada and Southern Utah.

Very impressive funeral services were held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. Chapel for LaVina Pearce under the direction of Bishop C. Edwin Paice.

Interment was in the Mountain View Cemetery.


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