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1929 Hudie 2014

Hudie Marshall

November 27, 1929 — August 28, 2014

Hudie Darlene Beynon Johnson Marshall , 84, Passed away on Thursday August 28th 2014 at home surrounded by family, in Payson UT.

Hudie was born November 27th 1929 to Charles Henry Beynon and Effie May Peck in Salt Lake City, UT. She grew up living on 1st south in Salt Lake City, she was one of sixteen children, and grew up with many of her cousins in the Peck Family. After graduating from West High School, she met her first husband Vaughn Johnson from Vernal, UT after being encouraged to visit him while he was in the hospital by her sister Thelma and husband Ken. They were married on October 7th, 1948 in her childhood home. They made their home in Vernal, UT. While they lived in Vernal, they had four children, David, Susan, Jane, and Gail, who all passed away in infancy shortly after birth. She later had two daughters Michele, and Kathleen before the passing of her husband in 1956. Hudie and her daughters then returned to Salt Lake City to be near family, where she met James Marshall thru her sister Shirley and husband Carlyle. They were married December 31st 1958 in Salt Lake City. Hudie and James added two boys, William and Paul, completing their family. Making their home in the Salt Lake/Rose Park/Glendale area for 38 years, settling in Payson in 1996, to be near her sister Shirley. Hudie and James enjoyed family and love together for 56 years with James doting on her, especially in the last few years, caring for her as her health declined.

Family was extremely important to Hudie, staying at home and raising her children. She did find time for a few years to work at Deseret Press, where she made many lifelong friends and had great experiences.

She was a lifelong active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, holding many different positions and serving in many capacities.

Hudie enjoyed all kinds of crafting in her spare time. She made and collected dolls, setup live and artificial flower arrangements, sewed clothing for both her children and her dolls, she also spent leisure time as a sketch artist. One of the small pleasures she enjoyed with her sister Shirley was to spend time browsing yard sales and thrift stores. Long country drives with her husband James were common as they spent quality time together seeing sites and sipping on diet coke. Her home was always open to anyone for visiting, resting, a meal, or overnight stays. Love abounded to anyone who came. Hudie was a beautiful, loving, daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend who loved to laugh and had a contagious spirit. Hudie would say the most important thing to her was her family and her greatest accomplishment.

She is survived by her husband James, Daughters Michele (Gordon) Beck, Lake Point UT, Kathleen (Reuben) Neumann, West Jordan UT, Son Paul Marshall, Phoenix AZ, Daughter-in-law Cindy Marshall Brigham City UT, 16 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, a sister Thelma, brother Keith, and many nieces, nephew, and cousins.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Effie Beynon, 13 siblings, her first husband Vaughn Johnson, four infant children, son Will, and grand-daughter Heidi.

A viewing will be held Friday, September 5th from 6-8 PM, and 10-10:45 AM Saturday at the West Mountain 4th Ward 5237 West 10400 South, Payson, UT. Funeral services will follow at 11 AM. Graveside service will be held at 3 PM, Valley View Memorial Park 4335 West 4100 South West Valley City, UT.

The Marshall family would especially like to thank, Nurse Paige Steele, family friend Shane Gilstrap, Nurse Jane Carlson, friends and neighbors in the Shady Oaks trailer park, and many ward members of West Mountain 4th Ward.

Funeral arrangements made by Legacy Funerals in Spanish Fork
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