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Obituary: NERON, JOAN

Published: Wednesday, Sept. 17 2014 10:41 a.m. MDT

Joan Allred Neron "Our Inspiration"

Joan Allred Neron, 65, found eternal peace on June 24, 2011. She was surrounded by her family and friends. Joan will be joining her beloved mother Jesse Allred, her sisters Rosalie Allred and Joyce Saderup, and her best friend Tawnie Olsen. Survived by her father Don Allred; her brothers Kay, Norman, and Brent Allred; her sisters Maurine Murphy and Clyda Brattos; children John and Tammy Neron, Angie Healy, Tracy Goldman, Laurie Sontag, and her seven grandchildren. Joan was born in Roosevelt, Utah on July 31, 1945. She served an LDS mission in Vancouver, Canada and attended BYU earning a BA in history and education. Joan taught history and library science for 10 years and stopped teaching to become a full time mother. She was very active in the LDS church and held the positions of Ward and Stake Librarian, Sunday School Teacher, and Relief Society Leader. Joan was a woman of intelligence and enjoyed socializing and discussing religion and politics. She loved spending time with her family, friends, and neighbors. Joan's kindness was evident as everyone she knew, understood she truly cared about them. She was our inspiration. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 1, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the Western Hills 3rd Ward, 5380 West 5400 South, Kearns, Utah. Friends may visit with the family Thursday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Holbrook Mortuary, 3251 South 2300 East, and Friday morning at the church from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. prior to the service. Interment: Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park. Online messages and tributes to the family can be posted at: www.holbrookmortuary.com