Vernon Lambert Blamires 1922 ~ 2011

Vernon Lambert Blamires, age 88 of Lehi, died at his home Monday, January 24, 2011 of cancer.He and his twin sister, Verna were born on April 14, 1922 in Kaysville, Utah, to George Lambert and Nettie Alberta Cottrell Blamires. He married Elizabeth Logsdon, June 19, 1946 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Vernon was a Sampler at U.S. Steel, Geneva Works and served in the Air Force during World War II in the China-India-Burma Campaign. He served in the LDS Church as a Ward Clerk for 16 years. He and Betty enjoyed doing temple work. Vernon was an avid gardener and always kept a beautiful yard. Survived by his wife of Lehi; two daughters, Larraine Blamires, Murray; Charlene (Jim) Thomson, Glendora, CA.; three grandchildren; and brother Hermon Blamires, Layton. He is preceded in death by a daughter Ann (Leland) Moon, and granddaughter Melanie Moon. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in the Lehi 2nd Ward Chapel, 465 E. 300 N. Friends and family may call Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the Wing Mortuary, 118 E. Main, Lehi, and Saturday at the church one hour prior to services. Interment, Lehi City Cemetery with military honors by the VFW. The family expresses special thanks to Intermountain Hospice, especially Colleen and Ashley. Online guestbook at