Elder Saloman Jarr, 48, a prominent Church member in the Central America area, died April 7, 2010, in Guatemala, from injuries sustained in an attack by carjackers while traveling from Honduras to attend the Guatemala City Guatemala Temple.
Elder Jaar served in the Central America Area as an Area Authority, Area Seventy and member of the Fifth Quorum of the Seventy from 1996-2000. He also presided over the Tegucigalpa Honduras Mission from 1993-96. At the time of his death, he was serving as bishop of the Tamarindo Ward in the Choluteca Honduras Stake.
In addition to his Church service, at the time of his death Elder Jaar was a Regional Presidential Commissioner for Honduras, a significant position in the national government.
Funeral services were held Saturday, April 17, in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. Elder Enrique R. Falabella, of the Seventy and first counselor in the Central America Area Presidency represented the Brethren at the funeral services.
Kim Cheshire, 52, who was currently a member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, died April 15, 2010, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Dorothea Beatrice Davis Pinkston, 95, who served with her husband, Lyman P. Pinkston, as he presided over the Gulf States Mission from 1965-68, died on April 20, 2010.
Wilford Emery Smith, 93, who presided over the Fiji Suva Mission from 1981-84, died April 20, 2010, in Provo, Utah.