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Dixie Isabell Wynn Leavitt
April 20, 2017
St. George, Utah—Dixie Isabell Wynn Leavitt, 74, passed away Thursday, April 20, 2017. Dixie was born April 15, 1943 in Idaho Falls, ID to Eugene Woodrow and Edith Isabell Snarr Wynn. Dixie married Jeffery Parker in July 1961. They had 2 children, Charles Jeffery Parker and Kimberly Lynn Parker. Dixie and Jeff later divorced. She […]
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Kenneth Joseph Panessa
April 23. 2017
On Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 1:30 am, Kenneth Joseph Panessa passed peacefully after succumbing to “supra nuclear palsy,” a rare neurological disease. He was a resident of St. George, Utah since December of 2014. Ken was born in Brooklyn, New York on January 10, 1976, to Richard and Sheila (Browne) Panessa. Ken lived in […]
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Brendan Jack Seal
April 12, 2017
Brendan Jack Seal, 51, passed away unexpectedly the morning of April 12, 2017. He was born on a snowy morning in Salt Lake City, Utah on September 16, 1965. Brendan’s birth was the beginning of a wonderful family of six brothers and one sister. He married Nicole O’Brien, in Salt Lake City, Utah, on April […]
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Daniel Clark Watson, Jr.
April 12, 2017
One of the great men of southern Utah passed away on April 12, 2017. Daniel Clark Watson, Jr. quietly passed on at the home he lived in for all of his 94 years.   Dan was born on August 16, 1922 and was the third of four children born to Daniel Clark Watson and Anna Hess […]
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The John Zitting Family
April 7, 2017
John Adair Zitting, age 42, Karen Blackmore Zitting, age 37, and John Brendan Zitting (Brendan), age 17, of Thousand Oaks, California, died April 7, 2017 in a plane crash near Harrisburg, Oregon. The private plane accident also claimed the life of the pilot, Mark Gregory Aletky, age 67, of Acton, California. John Adair Zitting was […]
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Ardella Gubler Duncan Heiner
April 9, 2017
Heavenly Father has seen fit to call home to a glorious reunion one of his noble and beloved daughters, Ardella Gubler Duncan Heiner. She was the last remaining child of twelve marvelous children of two of the original founders of the city of LaVerkin, Utah: Henry Wickli and Susanna Pickett Gubler. She passed away peacefully […]
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Elizabeth Ann Sutherland Baker
April 9, 2017
Elizabeth Ann Sutherland Baker passed away from complications of pneumonia on April 9, 2017 at Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George, Utah. “Liz” the third child of Mildred Benson and Henry Sutherland was born at home on May 29, 1930 in Newton, Utah. She was delivered by Dr. C.C. Randall. The doctor asked if […]
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Rikki Lynne Phillips
April 6, 2017
St. George, UT – Rikki Lynn Phillips returned to her Heavenly Father and many family members, including her baby sister, Ellie Garner and first husband, Bradley Harward.   She was born to Myla Gillins on January 22, 1965 in Stanton, California. She married Brad Harward on October 2, 1986 until his passing February 14, 1998. […]
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Wilbur Ward Jennings
April 5, 2017
Wilbur was born in St. George, Utah on November 8, 193l to George Stephen Jennings (born November 23, 1891; died April 12, 1941) and Eleanor Ward Jennings (born March 29, 1905; died June 9, 1984). He was raised in Rockville, Utah. In high school, he was involved in Hurricane High’s FFA, newspaper, debate, and school […]
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Tammera Susan Nye Field
April 2, 2017
Hurricane, UT- Sunday April 2, 2017 Tammera Susan Nye Field returned to the loving arms of her twin sons and her Father in Heaven.  She fought a short, courageous battle with breast cancer. Tam was born October 17, 1961 to Donald Gary and Susan Hamblin Nye. Tam was born and raised in Ogden, Utah, where […]

Welcome To Spilsbury Mortuary

Spilsbury Mortuary stands majestic against the desert sandstone cliffs of St. George, Utah. A place of genuine caring and compassion, it’s serene setting of inspiring beauty provides an elegant backdrop for all types of memorial services. Spilsbury Mortuary is a trusted name in the funeral industry. We are known for giving personalized attention to each family that we have the opportunity to serve. Our staff carries out every detail of your wishes with care and compassion.

You can be confident that every aspect of a service will be directed with a warm combination of friendship, dignity, and excellence. We offer an environment where families from all religious denominations and walks of life may selected their preference from a wide range of services and options.


Come Unto Me

St George Funeral Home

‘Come Unto Me,’ a beautiful and inspiring bronze statue which graces the grand foyer of our facility, just outside the elegant chapel, at the top of our grand staircase. Since its unveiling in 2001, there has been an overwhelming emotional response by the thousands whom have seen it in our community and from places afar.

tedA Word From Ted Spilsbury

I am writing this note with love in my heart as I reflect on my life as the Funeral Director. I am filled with a peaceful satisfaction concerning families well served. The Funeral profession has changed considerably and I myself have also mellowed. I truly feel thankful to be the Funeral Director. I am held in humble silence as I realize that my family, like you have experienced some pretty tender moments. Read More>