Rosetta (Bliss) McMickell

Rosetta Bliss McMickell, age 84, of Vernal, passed away April 19, 2019 at her home in Vernal with her family by her side.
    Rosetta was born October 6, 1934 in Denver Colorado to Ernest H and Dora Francis Tice Bliss.  She married James E McMickell on October 20, 1951 in Littleton, Colorado.
    She is survived by her husband James McMickell, Vernal; five children, Benjamin E (Klyn) McMickell, Roosevelt; Beverly D (David) Brown, Leoti, Kansas;  James M (Sherri) McMickell, Lapoint, Frank E McMickell, Lapoint, Stanley E (Sage) McMickell, Vernal; sister-in-law, Lettie Evans, Fort Collins, Colorado; 19 grandchildren 36 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Freda Cummings, brothers, Walter Evans, Herman Evans, Henry Evans, Frank Evans and Richard Evans and an infant son.
    Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Lapoint Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  A viewing will be held 1 hour prior to the service.
    Burial in the Lapoint Cemetery.


Steve Evans

Steve’s Broadcast Career began in 1985. He has experience working in markets such as Salt Lake City, Springfield Mo, Albuquerque N.M., Wichita Ks, and Saint George, Utah. Since 1994 Steve has raised a family and lived in Vernal and is proud to call North Eastern Utah home. A Regan Republican since 1980, Steve is a champion of conservative values both social and political. Holding firm to these values in business has been a philosophy that has served KVEL, and the communities it serves, well. He writes human interest stories about local community members  on "Round the Town."