Turner Carlisle Hamnett, "The Ranch Grandma",
age 78, returned to her Heavenly Father June 10, 2012. She
passed away at her home surrounded by her family after a
valiant battle with cancer.
She was born July 22, 1933 in American Fork, Utah to T.J.
and Arvilla Turner.
She married her sweetheart Robert Neil Carlisle on June
29, 1953 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Neil passed away October
20, 1985. She married Vaughn Jackson Hamnett on July 1,
LouCille graduated from American Fork High School in 1951
and attended Salt Lake Business College. She worked beside
Neil in their family business in American Fork for 30 years.
They raised their 6 children in Alpine. She found much enjoyment
in gardening, oil painting, temple service, scripture classes,
summers at the ranch and family.
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter
Day Saints where she had numerous callings in Primary, Young
Women's and most recently the Relief Society. She took many
opportunities to bear testimony of the gospel and her Savior
through word and example. She loved the Lord and always
served diligently and with love. She felt her service at
the ranch was her mission call as she hosted many family
and church groups for over 30 years. Now, reunited with
her eternal companion, she begins a new mission.
She is survived by her husband Vaughn Hamnett, Alpine,
four sons and two daughters; Scott L. (Cherie) Carlisle,
Star Valley, WY, Robert J. Carlisle, American Fork, UT,
Cindy (Kirby) Jensen, Morgan, UT, Ted Neil (Kathleen) Carlisle,
Star Valley, WY, Cathy (Nolan) Johnson , Morgan, UT, Jack
(Julie) Carlisle, Lewiston, UT also 32 grandchildren, 10
great grandchildren, 4 sisters and 2 brothers, Donna (Don)
Pittman, Ronald (Vivian) Turner, VaLeta (Richard) Loveless,
Kathleen (Lynn) Halliday, all of American Fork, Sandra Robinson
of Pleasant Grove and Everett Turner of Delta. She was preceded
in death by her parents, her husband Robert Neil Carlisle,
a granddaughter Amy, and 2 infant sisters, Veona and Sharon
Our gratitude and love goes out to the Hamnett Family;
Vaughn, his children; Anita (Lee) Brown, Luann (Ron) Harris,
Phil (Kristen) Hamnett, and 13 grandchildren.
Special thanks to our special angels; Candy, Brenda, Vanessa
and Jen. Their loving care will forever be a blessing to
Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 14, 2012 at
11:00 am, in the Mountainville LDS Ward Chapel, 165 North
100 East, Alpine, Utah Family and friends may call Wednesday
evening from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Mountainville Ward Chapel
and also Thursday morning from 9:30-10:30 am prior to services
at the church. Interment, Alpine City Cemetery.