Cover photo for Tyran Von Jones's Obituary
1970 Tyran 2023

Tyran Von Jones

September 21, 1970 — April 11, 2023

St. George, Utah

Tyran Von Jones, 52, passed away on April 11, 2023 en route to Dixie Regional Hospital from a massive stroke. He was born September 2, 1970 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Von and Betty Jones. He was engaged to the love of his life, Nadine Miller.

Tyran, best known as Ty, was raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. He attended schools in the Jordan School District and graduated from West Jordan High School.

While growing up, he was taught to respect and enjoy the outdoors. He loved outdoor recreation like hiking, camping & fishing. He enjoyed camping, especially with his son, Tory. He desired to teach Tory to respect and love the outdoors as he did.

Ty was a hard worker all his life. He worked mainly as a laborer with the Automotive Service, Technicians and Mechanics.

In June 2011, Ty and Tory moved to St George, Utah "To start a new life." Sadly, their time together was shortened as Tory drowned at Quail Creek Reservoir on an LDS Youth outing.

On March 8, 2016, Ty and his youngest son, Tyler made a cross country trip to Staten Island, New York to be with his newly found lady-friend, Nadine Miller, in hopes of a new and good future for all.

In May 2018, Ty and his sweetheart, Nadine, moved back to St. George, Utah. He was employed at Decked in St.George, working in manufacturing. He loved his job and his co-workers, and they loved and respected him.

Ty loved animals and gave loving care to his pets. Their dog, whose name is Dawg, looked up to and trusted Ty as her ‘Person’.

He had such a good heart and was willing to help out neighbors and friends when in need.

He is survived by his parents, Von C. and Betty J. Jones of St. George, Utah; his beautiful fiancée, Nadine Miller, from Brooklyn, New York; who has been and is now residing in St. George,Utah.; sister Kimberlee Holloway of Washington DC; Tereshia Jean Jones (daughter), Tyler Ty Jones (son); stepdaughters, Theresa Marie Dalmau, of Florida; Christina Ann Crichigno of New York.; 4 grandchildren, many loving aunts and uncles, many nieces, nephews and cousins who all miss and loved him so dearly.

He was preceded in death by his son, Tory Von Jones, best friend and comrade; beloved grandparents, Arvel H. and F. Berdean Shumway Christensen; uncle, William Lee Johnson.

On May 20, 2023 there will be a graveside Celebration of Life at Memorial Lake Hills Mortuary and Cemetery at 10055 S. State St., Sandy, Utah 84070, tentatively planned for 1:30PM. Look for any update at this website for any further changes.


To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Tyran Von Jones, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Saturday, May 20, 2023

Starts at 1:30 pm (Mountain time)

Memorial Lake Hills Mortuary and Cemetery

10055 S. State St, Sandy, UT 84070

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Photo Gallery

Visits: 728

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree