Ruthee Bingham Jonas

April 20, 1944 – Sept. 25, 2018

Ruthee Bingham Jonas, 74, passed away on Sept. 25, 2018. She was born in Ogden, Utah, to Elden and Alicia Bingham on April 20, 1944. She married Lynn Lawrence Jonas on June 3, 1967, in Stevensville, Montana, and sealed in the Logan Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on June 3, 1968.

Ruthee was raised in Stevensville, Montana. After graduation from high school she studied cosmetology in Ogden, Utah, at the Hollywood Beauty College, where she graduated valedictorian. After becoming a licensed cosmetologist, she worked in Montana and Utah. She moved to Los Angeles, California, where she worked in ladies fashion as an assistant manager. She started her own fashion company in Southern Utah, specializing in fine woman’s apparel. She was also a certified image consultant. She was co-owner and manager of Jonatech Company.

She was dedicated to her religion and spent many years of service to the young people of the wards. She was Primary President, Young Women President, Counselor in the Stake YW Presidency, etc.

Ruthee is survived by her husband, Lynn Jonas; children Reggi (Darren) Brown, Gray Jonas and Celena (Bobby) Dennett; 14 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and siblings Mark (Inez) Bingham, Keenan (Jan) Bingham and Diana (Dennis) Despain. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Steve; and daughter, Crystal.

Funeral services

  • Funeral services will be Friday, Oct. 5, at 11 a.m., at the St. George LDS Chapel, 550 E. 700 South, St. George, Utah.
  • Visitations will be Thursday, Oct. 4, from 7-9 p.m., at Metcalf Mortuary, 288 W. St. George Blvd. and Friday, prior to services, from 9:30-10:45 a.m., at the church.
  • Interment will be in the Tonaquint Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, 435-673-4221.

For condolences, full obituary and funeral listings please visit Metcalf Mortuary online.

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