1929 Carol 2023

Carol Tingey Walton

January 13, 1929 — January 20, 2023

Laguna Niguel, California

Carol Tingey Walton, 94, of Laguna Niguel, California, passed away on January 20, 2023, of natural causes.

Carol was born on January 13, 1929, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Gilbert and Ruth (Parkin) Tingey. From 1937 to 1940, she lived in Samoa where her parents presided over a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Returning to Centerville, Utah, she attended Davis High School and, later, the University of Utah, graduating with a degree in Education.

Carol married Richard Porter Walton in the Salt Lake City Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on October 13, 1950. Carol and Richard moved to Santa Monica, California, where she taught Home Economics at Manual Arts High School. Carol and Richard started and raised a family of four children, one daughter and three sons, in Santa Monica. Forever supportive and always present at her children’s school, dance, athletics, music and church activities, Carol somehow found time to serve in a variety of church responsibilities including its women’s (Relief Society) and children’s (Primary) organizations. Even though her days were full of activities, Carol always made quality time for her husband, children, extended family, and friends. She was a remarkable example of love and service.

Carol was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Richard in 2008. She is survived by her daughter Elise (Ron) Christensen, and sons Mark (Jeannie) Walton, Rand (Julie) Walton and Neal (Tracy) Walton. Carol and Richard have 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Carol also has two brothers: Elwyn (Daryle deceased) Tingey of Fountain Valley, California, and David (Dawnell) Tingey, of Corvallis, Oregon.

There will be a graveside service for Carol at the Centerville City Cemetery at 650 E 400 S in Centerville, Utah, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 11, 2023. A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. at the Centerville First Ward Building located at 160 S 300 E in Centerville. A brief reception will follow the memorial service. Family and friends are welcome to all activities. For those unable to attend in person, the memorial service will be streamed live on the Russon Brothers Mortuary Facebook page and on this obituary page. The live stream will begin about 10-15 minutes prior to the service and will be posted below.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital at this link.

Carol had a powerful and unwavering testimony of her Savior and Redeemer, Jesus Christ. She was devoted to and loved her family and believed in the eternal nature of the family. She frequently shared her sincere heartfelt testimony with her family and friends. Carol will be remembered as a faithful disciple of Jesus Christ who exhibited love and charity to all.

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Graveside Service

Saturday, March 11, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Mountain time)

Centerville City Cemetery

650 E 400 S, Centerville, UT 84014

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Memorial Service

Saturday, March 11, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Mountain time)

Centerville First Ward Building

160 S 300 E, Centerville, UT 84014

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