Cedar City LDS Temple Presidency, matrons, assistants announced


Cedar City LDS Temple Presidency, matrons and assistants have been announced. From L to R: Back: James S. Johnson, Daniel M. Jones, Rick Holman. Front: Debra Johnson, JoAnn Jones and Kaye Lindquist Holman. — Courtesy of Daniel Jones

Daniel M. Jones, President, 71, Greens Lake Ward, Cedar City, Utah Stake. Jones is a former member of the St. George, Utah temple presidency, Area Seventy, Patriarch, Australia Perth mission president, Stake President, Bishop, and High Councilor. He is a retired Seminary and Institute teacher and administrator. Jones was born to Homer and Belle Jones and was raised in Cedar City, Utah.

JoAnn D. Jones, Matron, recently served as an assistant to the matron of the St. George, Utah temple and formerly served as a companion to her husband in the Australia Perth Mission. She has been a stake and ward Relief Society president, Primary president, gospel doctrine teacher, Young Women’s leader and activity day leader. She is a retired elementary school teacher and has had her own private music studio for 53 years. She is the daughter of Gail and Audrey Duncan and was raised in Cedar City, Utah. President and Sister Jones have 5 children and 21 grandchildren.

James S. Johnson, First Counselor, 64, Greens Lake ward, Cedar City Utah Stake. He is a Just Serve specialist, temple ordinance worker and a former stake president, bishop, high counselor, Young Men’s president and institute instructor. Retired Iron County School Superintendent. He was born to Cal and Jane Johnson and raised in Vernal, Utah.

Debra Johnson, Assistant to the Matron, currently serves as a Just Serve specialist, temple ordinance worker and is a former ward Relief Society president, Young Women’s president, stake Young Women’s counselor and institute instructor. She is a stay-at-home grandma, but has worked as a dental assistant and a surgical technician. She was born to Bruce and Marilyn Fotheringham and raised in Cedar City, Utah. President and Sister Johnson have 3 children and 9 grandchildren.

The Cedar City LDS Temple was lit for the first-time last week. As the construction progresses, the temple presidency has been announced and the open house and celebration will begin as the temple is completed in October. — Courtesy of Alan Hoppes

Rick B. Holman, Second counselor, 60, Wagon Trail Ward, Cedar City Canyon View Stake. He is a ward mission leader and temple ordinance worker and a former stake presidency counselor, bishop and stake and ward Young Men President and scoutmaster. Retired Cedar City manager, he was born in Anchorage, Alaska to Laurel Leroy Holman and Wenda Louise Sandin and raised in Panguitch, Utah.

Kaye Lindquist Holman, Assistant to the Matron, currently serves as a temple ordinance worker, ward missionary and Primary pianist. She is a former Cub Scout leader, organist, teacher and presidency member in the Relief Society, Young Women and Primary organizations. A registered nurse, she was born in Orem, Utah to Don Lee Lindquist and Barbara Jane Spencer. President and Sister Holman have 6 children and 12 grandchildren.

 

 

 

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