Blackfoot, Idaho/ Circleville, Utah - Our kind and beloved mother and grandmother, Syble Joyce Wilson Pearson Blakely, age 92, died January 18, 2013 in Blackfoot, Idaho. She was born September 8, 1920 in Vale, Oregon, a daughter of Simeon Samuel and Melissa Marie Marker Wilson.
She married Joseph Lorenzo Pearson, November 23, 1938 in Richfield, Utah. Their marriage was solemnized in the St. George LDS Temple April 16, 1983. Joe died August 28, 1984. She married Raymond Richard Blakely, September 8, 2000 in Junction, Utah. He died August 10, 2011.
Syble graduated from Piute High School. She was an active member of the LDS Church, serving as a Primary Teacher, Nursery Leader, Cub Scout Leader and Relief Society Visiting Teacher. She served as the Heart Fund Collector of Piute County and as custodian of the Senior Citizens Center in Junction, where she was also served as a painting instructor. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, canning, sewing, drawing, embroidering, quilting and crocheting.
Syble is survived by her children: Jay Lloyd and Madeline Paula Pearson of Ellensburg, Washington; Lanita Thompson of Yakima, Washington; Rodney Sim and Valerie Pearson of Rathdrum, Idaho; Richard and Carol Pearson of Las Vegas, Nevada; Max Clark Pearson of Blackfoot, Idaho; 17 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Harvey Joe Pearson; a granddaughter, Lori Pearson; a sister, Maythel Ellingson and a brother, Presley Wilson.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. in the Circleville 1st LDS Ward Chapel, where friends may call for viewing Wednesday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 prior to the services.
Burial will be in the Circleville Cemetery under the care of the Springer Turner Funeral Home of Richfield and Salina, Utah.