Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

August 26, 2014
Leslie Lorraine Jones Nigh

Obit Leslie Lorraine Jones NighLeslie Lorraine Jones Nigh, 67, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. She was born June 21,1947, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Kenneth Perkes Jones and Eva Fay Baxter. She graduated from Skyline High School in 1965. After briefly attending LDS Business College and Utah State University, she married the love of her life and high school sweetheart, Patrick L. Nigh, on Feb. 22,1968. They later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on Dec. 8,1981. Leslie was known for her service and a kind heart. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She had a strong testimony of her Savior, genealogy, and the plan of salvation. She was often heard saying “Come what may and love it.” She continued this positive attitude and was an example to those around her during her three year fight with cancer. She was reunited with her husband and son Winston in death. She is survived by her mother-in-law Lorraine Nigh, children Derek (Stacey), Elizabeth Spilker (Alan), Jordan (Emily), daughter-in-law Ann Shultz (Mike), Meghan Pankratz (Peter), Marcus (Lori), Easton (Chelsie), Meredith, sister Sally Kendrick (Allen), brother Kenneth Jones (Ellen). Leslie had 19 grandchildren with one expected in November, whom she loved with all of her heart. Funeral services will be Friday Aug. 29, 2014, at 11 a.m. in the Erda LDS Church, 203 E. Erda Way. Visitation, Thursday, 6-8 p.m. at Tate Mortuary, and Friday 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the church. Please share condolences at


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