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Senior Missionary from Utah died in accident in Iowa

Dressed in period costume worn as part of their volunteer service in historic Nauvoo, Elder Craig L. Meyocks and his wife, Brenda, had been serving in the Illinois Nauvoo Mission since March 2019. Elder Meyocks passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019 following a car accident. (Photo courtesy of the Meyocks family.)

SALT LAKE CITY — Senior missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Elder Craig L. Meyocks, 66, from Dammeron Valley, Utah has passed away after a car crash.

In a statement from church spokesman Daniel Woodruff says his wife, Sister Brenda Meyocks was injured but is expected to recover.

The couple was serving a volunteer mission for the church in the church’s Illinois Nauvoo Mission. They started that mission in March of this year.