Jaylynne Kaye Twiss

of Paul, Idaho
Born: April 5, 1945 in Tooele, Utah
Died: June 18, 2014 in Paul, Idaho
Age: 69 years old

Paul, Idaho - Jaylynne Kaye Twiss, 69, went peacefully to be with her Father in Heaven on Wednesday, June 18, 2014.

Jaylynne was born on April 5, 1945, in Tooele, Utah. She was the daughter of Billie L. and Virginia Vandever and Jay Williams. She graduated from Minico High School in 1963. Immediately following, she went on to college at Brigham Young University where she received a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Jaylynne was a lover of education and, later in life, went on to receive her master’s in special education from the University of Idaho, and her master’s in business administration from Northwest Nazarene University. She married Max Twiss on June 27, 1969, in Paul, Idaho. Five children later came and were blessed to join this union.

Jaylynne was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She has a love for her Father in Heaven that few people do and an unshakeable faith in the Atonement of Jesus Christ.

She had an enormous appreciation for the arts. She loved any production from theater to community concerts. She was an avid supporter of projects all around the community and enjoyed being the star on occasion. She loved music and the ability it had to move people.

Jaylynne was a teacher, a professional motivational speaker, and a mom. Through these professions, she had the opportunity to travel the world and touch countless lives. Jaylynne was a selfless individual. She had the ability to make everyone around her feel special.

She loved her life here on this earth. She carried her burdens with a positive attitude regardless of how heavy the burden may have been. She never complained and always counted her blessings. Christ said, “Be of good cheer” and she knew that was always the better way.

Jaylynne is survived by her husband of 45 years, Max Twiss of Paul; her five children, Rae (Doyle) Jensen, Tedi (Scott) Thompson, Mitchell (Megan) Twiss, Amber (Marcus) Lutz, and Beau (Kodi) Twiss; 14 grandchildren, Bayley, Cooper, and Erin Jensen, Tanner and Hallie Thompson, Tazyn, Paxton, and Ryken Twiss, Trevor, Carli, and Gabby Lutz, and Jaquoy, Gunner, and Hunter Twiss; her parents; and her siblings, Connie (Mike) Higley, Leslie (Bob) Trevino, Billie (Vicki) Vandever, and Kim (Jeff) Harper.

She was preceded in death by her father, Jay Williams; and her beloved granddaughter, Dakota Twiss.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 25, at the Paul LDS Stake Center, 424 W. Ellis St., in Paul, with Bishop Chet G. Jeppesen officiating. Burial will be in the Paul Cemetery.

Friends may call from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, at the Rasmussen Funeral Home, 1350 E. 16th St., in Burley, and from 10 until 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

The family suggests that memorials be directed to the Mini-Cassia Community Concerts in care of the Rasmussen Funeral Home, P.O. Box 878, Burley, ID 83318-0878.

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Brenda Brice said on Tuesday, Jun 24 at 2:36 AM

What a beautiful lady

Barbra Galloway (Bab's Big O Tire days) said on Saturday, Jun 21 at 7:14 PM

Max thinking of you. & your family at this time. My prayers are with you

Deb Denton said on Saturday, Jun 21 at 11:08 AM

I'm so sorry for your loss. Dakota needed her grandma. God bless you all. Love you Rae

Darwin and Linda Saylor said on Friday, Jun 20 at 10:49 PM

Dear Max and Family, We extend our deepest sympathy to all of you. Jaylynne lit up our lives for 55 years. We know she is with Dakota, father Jay. Knowing her and your entire family has been a blessing to all of us. May God Bless and Comfort You.

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