Cheryl Lee Rowley Tolley

Cheryl TolleyMay 25, 1957 — April 18, 2016

Cheryl Lee Rowley Tolley, 58, beloved wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Monday, April 18, 2016, in St. George, Utah, from complications of pneumonia.

Cheryl was born on May 25, 1957, to Ivan D. and Barbara Tanner Rowley in Milford, Utah.  She attended grade school in Milford, had many friends, and grew up in a great neighborhood.  She moved with her family to Beaver, Utah in 1969 and attended Beaver High School.  She enjoyed school and loved her classmates and being a member of the drill team.  She graduated from Beaver High School in 1975 and was married to Keith White that summer.  Together they had three children, Preston, Angie, and Mindy.  They later divorced and Cheryl moved to St. George, Utah.

Cheryl met and married Scott Tolley on June 24, 1989.  He brought two children to the marriage, Brock and Marci.

Cheryl loved her family, friends and co-workers and adored her grandchildren.  She loved to support and cheer for her grandkids in whatever activity they were involved in.  She enjoyed weekly lunch dates with her son and spending time with her daughter.  She also enjoyed going to lunch with her parents and her aunts with whom she had a special relationship.  Cheryl was a wonderful cook and was always trying and tweaking new recipes.  Cheryl was loved by so many and will be sorely missed.

She is survived by her husband Scott of St. George, Utah; children, Preston (Kami) White of Enoch, Utah, and Angie (Troy) Monroe of St. George Utah; step-children, Brock (Tammy) Tolley of Provo, Utah, and Marci (Al) Bedingfield of Eagle Mountain, Utah; parents, Ivan and Barbara Rowley of Cedar City and mother-in-law JoAnn Tolley of Nephi, Utah; brothers, Rodney (Kathy) Rowley of Draper, Utah, and Kyle (Patricia) Rowley of Manti, Utah, and 20 grandchildren.  

She was preceded in death by her daughter Mindy White and grandson TJ Monroe.

Special thanks to the doctors and nurses in the intensive care unit at Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George for their kind and gentle care of mom.  

Funeral Services

  • Funeral services will be held Friday, April 22, 2016, at 11 a.m. at the Slickrock Ward Chapel, 2434 E. Riverside Dr., St. George
  • There will be a viewing Thursday, April 21, from 5-7 p.m. at Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S. Bluff St. and also Friday prior to services from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Chapel

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Spilsbury Mortuary, 435-635-2212.

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


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