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Zola Grace Brown Hodson
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Birth: Apr. 12, 1911
Cardston
Alberta, Canada
Death: May 3, 2005
Provo
Utah County
Utah, USA

Salt Lake Tribune, The (UT) - May 6, 2005

Zola Grace Brown Hodson, 94, passed away on May 3, 2005 in Provo, Utah. Zola was born on April 12, 1911 in Cardston, Alberta, Canada to Zina Young Card and Hugh Brown Brown. She was the second of eight children. She was preceded in death by her husband, Waldo Gee Hodson, brother Hugh Card and sisters Zina (Brown), LaJune (Hay) and Margaret (Jorgensen). She lived in Canada until the age of 16 when her family moved to Salt Lake City. She attended BYU and completed a course at Quish Beauty College. When she and Waldo were married they moved to Southern California and lived there for almost 30 years. There they raised three sons and a daughter. Upon Waldo's retirement they moved to Salt Lake City and purchased the "family home" in the Garden Park ward and lived there for 30 years. She was always an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She was ward Relief Society president and in the stake Relief Society presidency for 16 years. She was a stake missionary and was a tour guide at the Salt Lake visitors' center at Temple Square for seven years. Her talents ranged from sewing to writing poetry. She crocheted baby blankets for each great-grandchild. She loved to teach and to speak in church and in the community. She was known for her thoughtful letters and notes and had the gift of knowing when to send them. Survived by children: Richard (Connie), Daniel B. Jeffs (Wilma), L. James (Gaylene) and Marie (Richard) Sampson; 22 grandchildren, 50 great -grandchildren (five more due this year), her first great-great-grandchild is due in a month; siblings: Mary Woodward, Charles M. Brown and Carol Sonntag. Funeral services will be held at the Provo 5th ward chapel, 502 East 200 North in Provo on Saturday, May 7th, at noon. There will be a viewing Friday evening May 6th at the Larkin Mortuary (2350 East 1300 South in Salt Lake City) from 6-8 p.m.; and, Saturday, 10:30-11:45 a.m., prior to services at the ward. Interment at Provo City Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Hugh Brown Brown (1883 - 1975)
  Zina Young Card Brown (1888 - 1974)
 
 Spouses:
  Waldo Gee Hodson (1910 - 2002)
  Rulon Timpson Jeffs (1909 - 2002)
 
 Siblings:
  Zina Lydia Brown Brown (1909 - 1997)*
  Zola Grace Brown Hodson (1911 - 2005)
  LaJune Brown Hay (1914 - 1996)*
  Mary Brown Firmage (1916 - 2011)*
  Hugh Card Brown (1919 - 1942)*
  Charles Manley Brown (1921 - 2009)*
  Margaret Alberta Brown Jorgensen (1927 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Provo City Cemetery
Provo
Utah County
Utah, USA
Plot: Block 3, Lot 76
 
Created by: Greg
Record added: Oct 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60042341
Zola Grace <i>Brown</i> Hodson
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Zola Grace <i>Brown</i> Hodson
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