Funeral services for Joe were held at 12 noon Wednesday in the Malad LDS Second Ward Chapel with Bishop Gordon Crowther officiating. Burial was in Malad City Cemetery.
Joe was born at Malad, June 23, 1956, a son of Howard Evan and Donna Hancock Vanderwood. Also a senior at Malad High School, Joe had received the “Best Actor” award at MHS. He had been a carrier for the Ogden Standard-Examiner for 10 years. He was a member of the LDS Church.
Surviving are his parents, Malad; six brothers, Brent, Jon, Evan, all of Los Angeles; Alvin, Phoenix, Arizona; Bill, Utah State University student, Logan; David, Malad; three sisters, Beverly, Malad; Mrs. Michael (Cheryl) Madson, Ogden; Mrs Scott (Donna Jean) Montgomery, New Market, Alabama.
JOE CLARKE VANDERWOOD
Funeral Wednesday for
Joe Clarke Vanderwood, 17
Bishop Gordon Crowther officiated at funeral services Wednesday in Malad Second LDS Ward Chapel for Joe Clarke Vanderwood, age 17, who was killed Sunday in a car accident here.
Family prayer was offered by John E. Thomas; invocation by Terral Gardner, and benediction by Verlin Lee. Speakers were Wendell Smith, who gave the obituary; and Brent Winward. Vocal trios were presented by Velma Peden, Christie Jones and Jill Ward, accompanied by Kirsten Allen; and by Jody Jones, Kirsten Allen and Jan Sweeten, accompanied by Denece Gleed. Prelude and postlude music was played by Betty Crowther.
Bishop Harold Jones offered the dedicatory prayer at Malad City Cemetery.
Malad Second Ward Relief Society, Florence Hubbard, president, was in charge of the flowers.
Senior boys of Malad High School Class of 1974 acted as honorary bearers, and casket bearers were brothers, Brent, Evan, Jon, Bill, Alvin and David Vanderwood.
Benson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
In Loving Memory of
JOE CLARKE VANDERWOOD – Age 17
Born June 23, 1956 – Malad City, Idaho
Passed Away Nov. 4, 1973 – Malad City, Idaho
Wednesday Nov. 7,-1973 – Noon
Malad Second Ward Chapel
Bishop Gordon Crowther Officiating
At the Benson Funeral Home
Family Prayer “Uncle” John E. Thomas
At the Chapel
Prelude, Postlude Music Betty Crowther
Invocation Terral Gardner
Obituary Wendell Smith
Vocal … Velma Peden, Christie Jones, Jill Ward “Not Now, But In The Coming Years”
Speaker Brent Winward
Vocal …. Jody Jones, Kirsten Allen, Jan Sweeten “Abide With Me”
Benediction Verlin Lee
Accompanists: Denece Gleed and Kirsten Allen Concluding Rites — Malad City Cemetery
Dedicatory Prayer Bishop Harold Jones
Flowers: Malad Second Ward Relief Society, Florence Hubbard, President Honorary Bearers: Senior Boys of “74”
Casket Bearers: Brent Vanderwood, Evan Vanderwood, Jon Vanderwood, Bill Vanderwood, Alvin Vanderwood, David Vanderwood
Benson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for both funerals.