In memory of
Jeanna LaRae Hale Downs
Jeanna LaRae Hale Downs September 12, 1962 - April 11, 2017 Jeana LaRae Hale Downs, Mother, Daughter, Sister & Grandma, passed away peacefully on the morning of April 11, 2017, due to complications of a serious infection. She is now reunited with the love her life, best friend and husband for eternity. Mom was born on September 12, 1962, to Thomas Hale & Jeanie Mikkelson and was the oldest sibling to Thomas, Michael and Rachel. Mom attended school in Logan and graduated from Logan High School in 1980. Her and Dad met through both of their fathers, who happened to work together in 1979 and later on were married for time and eternity in the Logan LDS Temple on April 3, 1981. Mom and Dad made a home in Smithfield, and had 3 children who they loved dearly. Mom's entire world was my Dad, Ron, who she took care of for 36 years. They had many health battles, but got through every one together until the bitter end. Their love and affection for each other was endless. You wouldn't see one without the other. Mom loved us 3 kids, and would do anything for us. She taught us all so much, she truly was a strong and amazing woman with all the struggles life brought to her. She taught us kids to be strong and to be yourself. In 2010 her daughter Bonny brought into this world a blonde, blue eyed grandson who Mom absolutely loved and adored. Her little "J Man" as she would call him. She is preceded in death by her husband Ronald and father Thomas Hale. She is survived by her mother Jeanie Taylor, daughter Bonny Jean (Brady), sons Andrew Ronald and Zachary Jonathan. Grandson Jaycee Ronald, and siblings Thomas, Michael & Rachel. A viewing will be held Monday, April 17th, at the Nelson Funeral home located on 85 S. Main St. in Smithfield from 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Tuesday April 18, at the Smithfield South Stake Center located at 451 S. 250 East. A viewing will be held prior to the funeral services from 10:30-11:30, with a noon start to the funeral. Interment will be held at the Smithfield Cemetery. Condolences and memories may be shared online at www.nelsonfuneralhome.com . The family would like to thank all the doctors, nurses and medical personnel who helped out through this difficult time.
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