Karma Leigh Quinn Spilsbury

Karma Spilsbury oMay 27, 1960 — June 29, 2916

Karma Leigh Quinn Spilsbury, 56, passed away June 29, 2016, in St. George, Utah. She was born May 27, 1960, in Rifle, Colorado, to Jimmy Roscoe and Colleen Sue Plum Quinn.

Karma’s family moved to St. George in 1967. Her father, Jimmy, worked for Peter Kewett and sons during the I-15 Arizona Gorge construction.

Karma attended Dixie High School. She married John Robert Carpenter in October 1976. John was killed in an automobile accident and left Karma with 2 young children to raise. She then married Peter Jon Spilsbury in April 1984. Together they raised their family in St. George and Hurricane.

Karma and Peter very much enjoyed farming and ranching in the Hurricane Valley and Kolob. The family enjoyed spending time water skiing, camping and the western lifestyle; singing around the campfire and attending to the cattle. Karma loved softball and the Denver Broncos. She enjoyed gardening, crafts, drawing, hunting for arrowheads and especially being with her family and friends.

She is survived by her children, Vera Marshawn (Adam) Quist, Cole Robert (Kim) Carpenter, Nathan LeGrande Spilsbury, McKayla Quinn Spilsbury, RickyKarma Spilsbury McClary, Danniel (John) Garydale; 12 grandchildren; brothers, Mark Quinn and Matthew Quinn.

She is preceded in death by her father, Jimmy Quinn; mother, Sue Quinn Morwood, sister, Vera Quinn; husbands, John Robert Carpenter and Peter Jon Spilsbury.

Funeral Services

  • Funeral services will be held on Sunday, July 3, 2016, at 11 a.m. in the Spilsbury Mortuary Chapel, 110 S. Bluff, St. George, Utah.
  • There will be a viewing prior to services from 9-10:30 a.m. at the Mortuary.
  • Interment will take place in the Spilsbury Family Cemetery on Kolob Mountain.

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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