Anya Leone Kenley, age 16, passed away Wednesday, October 24, 1990, at Swedish Hospital in Seattle, Washington.
Her long and arduous battle with cancer ended two months after undergoing a bone marrow transplant which tragically was unsuccessful.She was born August 9, 1974 in Ogden, Utah, daughter of Edward A. and Jewell Lee (Julie) Knight Kenley. She was raised in West Point and was a student at Clearfield High School. She had been a cheerleader at Syracuse Jr. High, a member of the National Junior Honor Society, a recipient of many awards including The Hope of America Award, and was listed for the second year in `Who's Who' among American high school students. She was a gifted ballet dancer, Pianist and writer, who had received many honors and awards in these categories. She was also an avid snow and water skier. She had served as a volunteer in the Box Office of the Utah Symphony. She was a member of the LDS Church, and served as MiaMiad President of the West Point 3rd Ward Young Women. Anya had an ethereal quality about here that touched all those whom she met. Her courage in the face of her illness, will served as a standard for all.
She is survived by her parents and one brother, C. Brett Kenley of West Point.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 30, at 1 p.m. in the West Point Stake Center, 600 North 2300 West, with Bishop Jack Loveland officiating. Friends may call at Myers Mortuary in Roy, 5865 South 1900 West, Monday, from 6-8 p.m. and on Tuesday at the stake center, from 11:30-12:30 p.m. Interment will be in the West Point Cemetery.
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