Tragic News. Gary and Melba Mecham passed away late in the evening of December 15th due to an electrical fire in
their home caused by the lighting on their Christmas tree. More details are available on the Davis County Clipper -
Couple killed in Woods Cross fire.
A memorial service was held on December 22nd at the First Baptist Church. A lunch and open house was
served by friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Many friends, neighbors and members of First Baptist Church were present. It was a delightful
tribute for Melba and Gary.
At 1 p.m. a private memorial service was held. Burial rites were said, and appropriate prayers offered. The family then
left to inter the ashes in a family cemetery near Preston, Idaho.
Thanks be to God...We will surely miss them. May they rest in peace.
Ray Rasmussen died on October 7th, 2016. He helped to build and assisted in many projects at
First Baptist Church. Graveside services were held October 14th the Bountiful City Cemetery. We extend our
heartfelt prayer of support to the family and friends. May he rest in peace. We say thanks to Ray and Cora for
all their many contributions through the years.
Mitsuo Morishita. An open house was held by Betty, Debbie and Aaron in celebration of the life and death
of "Mits" on October 15th. Family and friends gathered to give thanks for the many memories and his long life.
Thanks to the Morishitas for the wonderful food which all enjoyed. May he rest in peace.
The memorial service for Shirley Walton was held on Saturday, September 3 2016. She had
been a member of the First Baptist Church since 1982. Shirley "did it all" as a member of the
church. Serving as a trustee, teacher, choir member, diaconate, et cetera. She has been missed
since moving to Welcome Home about 6 years ago. Rest in Peace Shirley, and thanks from all of us.