Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Hundleys in:
 • Provo City Cemetery
 • Provo
 • Utah County
 • Utah
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Lola Giles Hundley
Birth: Aug. 18, 1901
Park City
Summit County
Utah, USA
Death: Nov. 26, 1997
Utah County
Utah, USA

Lola Giles Hundley, 96, passed away peacefully in Orem, November 26, 1997 of causes incident to age. She was born August 18, 1901 in Park City, Utah to Richard D. and Susan McDonald Giles. She spent the early years of her life in Heber City and moved with her parents to Provo when she was a young teenager.

She married Elijah J. "Lige " Hundley, April 30, 1919 in Provo, where they lived for most of their married life. He died February 28, 1952, leaving her a young widow at the age of 49. She never remarried. She supported herself and became very self-sufficient, doing all her own yard work and keeping an immaculate home as long as she was able. She loved to read, and always kept abreast of what was going on in the community and the world. She enjoyed doing handwork and made many lovely things for her family and friends. She loved having people in her home, was an efficient and dependable worker in her career as a lunch room manager in the Provo District School Lunch Program for 26 years, and after her retirement, was a volunteer lunch manager for the Senior Citizens Center in Provo for two years.

She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and kept up with special activities of her family and supported them in whatever church involvements they chose. In her early years, she was actively involved in singing with her sister, Mae, and had a great love of music and other cultural things. She was preceded in death by her husband, three sisters, and one brother; one son and daughter-in-law, Robert G. and Lenore J. Hundley; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.

She is survived by four sons: Richard E. (Erma) Hundley, Provo; Don J. (Virginia) Hundley, St. George; William G. (Vera) Hundley, Orem, and John D. "Jack " (Sherrie) Hundley, Lindon; 19 grandchildren, 61 great-grandchildren, 38 great-great-grandchildren, and 8 great-great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. The family wishes to extend their deep appreciation to Janet and the other workers at Beehive Retirement Home in Orem, where Lola has resided for the past four years, for their kind and loving care.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 2, 1997, at 2:00 p.m. at the Berg Drawing Room Chapel, 185 East Center Street, Provo. Friends may call Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday afternoon one hour prior to services. Interment, Provo City Cemetery.

- Source: Obituary Archives | [Original: Provo Daily Herald | 29 Nov 1997] | transcribed by Annie Duckett Hundley, granddaughter-in-law | 27 Mar 2010.
Family links: 
  Richard Draper Giles (1877 - 1956)
  Susan Sophie McDonald Giles (1877 - 1951)
  Elijah Jefferson Hundley (1892 - 1952)
  Robert Giles Hundley (1920 - 1993)*
  Richard Elijah Hundley (1922 - 2014)*
  Don Jeff Hundley (1924 - 2000)*
  William Giles Hundley (1928 - 2005)*
  Mae Giles Barrett (1899 - 1966)*
  Lola Giles Hundley (1901 - 1997)
  Nellie Kathleen Giles Cyr (1907 - 1986)*
  Bert Richard Giles (1911 - 1979)*
  Florence Susie Giles Abplanalp (1911 - 1985)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Interment 1 Dec 1997
Provo City Cemetery
Utah County
Utah, USA
Plot: Block 12 Lot 88
Maintained by: AnnieDuckettHundley
Originally Created by: Logan
Record added: Jun 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53381709
Lola <i>Giles</i> Hundley
Added by: AnnieDuckettHundley
Lola <i>Giles</i> Hundley
Added by: Zuzu*s Petals
Lola <i>Giles</i> Hundley
Added by: AnnieDuckettHundley
There are 6 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- AnnieDuckettHundley
 Added: May. 3, 2014
Thinking about you today, Grandma. I love you and thank you for the love you offered me from the beginning. Looking forward to seeing you again. ~Annie
- AnnieDuckettHundley
 Added: Aug. 18, 2013

- Zuzu*s Petals
 Added: Jan. 15, 2012
There are 5 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
This page is sponsored by: AnnieDuckettHundley

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service