My beloved wife, our mother and grandmother Barbara Jean Walker Mayer passed away August 3, 2014 surrounded by her family at the Milford Valley Hospital. She was born February 9, 1932 in Milford, Utah to her parents Theman and Opal Thompson Walker. She lived in Pioche, Caliente, and Panaca Nevada until she was l0 years old. The family moved to Los Angeles for 4 years during World War II, then moved to Milford where her father bought his father's farm This is where she gained her love for the outdoors. She also learned what hard work was by working side by side with her father. She graduated from Milford High School in l949 where she won the American Legion Oratorical Contest. She was also a cheerleader and enjoyed softball. Her nickname was Walker. She married the love of her life, James A. Mayer in l951 in Las Vegas, Nevada. In l957 they bought a farm in San Rustico Valley "Milford Flat", where they worked hard together to make the farm prosperous. She loved working in her yard where she grew a beautiful garden and flowers. Mom was a wonderful cook and put her special touch to every meal. She wrote a weekly column for the Beaver County News in the 1980's. The title was San Rustico Valley, "History Of Milford". She always wanted to share her faith and love in Christ with others. She was always involved in school activities with her daughters, sons and grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, brother Ronald Walker, and granddaughter Alauna Mayer. She is survived by her husband, James A. Mayer of 63 wonderful years, and children Adele (Thomas) McGinn of Milford, Adrianne (Larry) Whittaker of Milford, Allan (Shauna) Mayer of Milford, Arlan (Kristen) Mayer of Milford, and Aaron Mayer of Las Vegas, Nevada. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren with three on the way, and four sisters: Marjorie Gale, Carol Marquardson, Darlene Talbot, and Deanna Leppink. The moments she loved most were shared with her family playing games and getting together for dinners. We would like to thank the staff at the Milford Valley Hospital for their wonderful, loving care. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday August 9th at 1:00 in the Milford City Office A viewing will be held on Friday August 8th from 6:00 -8:00 P.M. and Saturday, August 9th from 11:00-12:30 both at the Milford City Office. Interment will be at the Milford City Cemetery following the funeral services, under the direction of Southern Utah Mortuary. Online condolences can be made at www.sumortuary.com.