Jessica LeeAnn Nope1977 ~ 2012Our sweet angel was called home on January 6th, 2012 at the age of 34 and she left us running. Jessica was born in Lake Charles Louisiana on April 15th, 1977. Due to natural causes she was left mentally disabled with a seizure disorder. It was one of her seizures that took her life in her room within the family home in Herriman, Utah early that Friday morning. She is survived by Joni and Chad Halverson (Mother), Angie, Josh, Krysta, Mandi and Logan, Megan, Jake, Nathan, Eva (siblings) and Wendell and Brenda Nope (Father), Garth Luke (Grandpa), Gayle Halverson (Grandma), Tena, Paula and Joe, Larrry, Brad and LaDeena, Tammey and Keith, Deycie and Clayton, Monty and Sue, Karla, and by many other cousins and family members. She was also the perfect Aunt for Chanden, Quade, Jaxson, Laicee, and Gunnar. She is welcomed home by Audrey Luke, Debra Jones, and Kevin Prociw. She will be laid to rest next to her high school friend Angela Furness. She was well loved by everyone who knew her, a true beacon of love and purity to us all. Her family moved from Louisiana to Utah when she was seven years old and has stayed in the Salt Lake Valley. She graduated from Taylorsville High School in 1996 and the Jones Center in 1999. She was an active member in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served lovingly in the nursery for many years. She also participated in The Special Olympics and has many medals and ribbons to award the accomplishments of her lifetime participation. She worked at the South Valley Training Center where she loved to socialize with many friends and co-workers. She loved music, dancing, crafts, being an aunt, musicals, and was all for team Edward. Funeral services will be held on Thursday January 12th at The Herriman West Stake Center 13700 S. Rose Canyon Road (6400 W) Herriman Utah; with a viewing for family and intimate friends at 10:00 a.m. and anyone else who would like to say goodbye from 11:00 a.m. until the funeral services starting at 12:00 noon. Burial services will be held at Redwood Cemetery on 6500 S Redwood Rd West Jordan Utah at 2:00 p.m. Funeral services are being overseen by Broomhead Funeral Home 12590 S. 2200 W. Riverton Utah. www.broomheadfuneralhome.com