|Death: ||Jan. 20, 2012|
WHITNEY - Nona Chadwick Golightly passed away at the Franklin County Medical Center in Preston, Idaho, surrounded by her loving family Jan. 20, 2012, at the age of 98. She was the first daughter of James Adam Chadwick and Minnie Tomina Jensen Chadwick. She joined one older brother, and was blessed with eight younger sisters and one younger brother, as well as one foster brother. She was raised in Whitney, Idaho. She graduated from Preston High School. She married Donald Dalley Golightly in the Logan LDS Temple on May 9, 1934. During their 70 years of marriage they raised 12 children and one foster child on the Family Farm in Whitney.
Nona had a strong testimony of the Gospel of Jesus Christ all of her life. Nona was the life of the party with her strong will and quick wit. She coached softball for several years in the Whitney Ward. They were always the champs. She took the girls to girls camp where all the girls wanted to be in the Whitney Ward. She taught genealogy classes, was a Sunday school teacher, and a faithful visiting teacher. She also did Spanish extraction, and was an officiator in the Logan LDS Temple, was a lifelong member of Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Don and Nona both served as LDS missionaries to Independence, Mo., mission. They loved traveling together, they went to Hawaii, Mexico, Rome, Italy, Yucatan, the Bahamas, Canada and across the United States. The work of love Nona enjoyed was making quilts for her children and her posterity. One Christmas, she made over 200 quilts. Most of her grandchildren have two or more quilts she made just for them.
She is the mother of seven sons, six daughters and one foster son. Duane (Betty lou) Golightly (deceased), Dorothy (Emmett, deceased) Evans of Duchesne, Utah, Marvin (Kaylene) Golightly of Preston, Idaho, Eldon (Mary Ann) Golightly of Preston, Karen (Howard) Shurtleff of Orem, Utah, LuAnn (Bob) Weeks of Weston, Idaho, Lynda (Gary) Simonson of Woods Cross, Utah, Boyd (JoAnn) Golightly of Preston, Craig (Vicki) Golightly of Preston, Shirley (Dave) Morse of Logan, Utah, Donna (Ted) Nye of Logan, Utah, Kimber (Kathie) Golightly of Preston and Bruce (Patty) Baird of Meridian, Idaho. She is also the grandmother of 76 grandchildren, 196 great-grandchildren and 37 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald, on May 6, 2004, as well as by her parents, three younger sisters, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, in the Franklin Stake Center with Bishop Shawn Atkinson conducting. A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Webb Funeral Home, 1005 S. 800 East in Preston, and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at the stake center. Interment will be in the Whitney Cemetery. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.webbmortuary.com.
The family would like to thank her extended family at the Heritage Home and the Franklin County Transitional Care Center, the aides, nurses and doctors, as well as her special grandchildren who took time to love and take care of their loving grandmother.
Published in Logan Herald Journal from January 23 to February 6, 2012
James A. Chadwick (1887 - 1966)
Minnie J. Chadwick (1891 - 1971)
Donald Dalley Golightly (1913 - 2004)
Donald Dalley Golightly (1913 - 2004)*
Duane Chadwick Golightly (1935 - 2003)*
Baby Boy Golightly (1953 - 1953)*
Nona Chadwick Golightly (1913 - 2012)
Ada Chadwick Porter (1917 - 1999)*
Don James Chadwick (1918 - 2014)*
Maintained by: Brandon
Originally Created by: Bruce
Record added: Jan 23, 2012
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