|Birth: ||Jan. 27, 1925|
|Death: ||Aug. 14, 2007|
Salt Lake County
Nelda Pauline Behunin 1925 ~ 2007 Our loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, Nelda Pauline Behunin, 82, died August 14, 2007 in her home surrounded by her loving family.She was born January 27, 1925 in Joseph, Utah to Charles and Una Hampton. She married Earnest Taylor Behunin on June 18, 1949, sealed for time and eternity in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on December 1, 1961. They have been married for 58 years.
Her love of music began at the age of eight when she started playing the piano at their ward meetings. She continued accompanying vocalists in church programs and services and her love for music was shared with family and friends throughout her life. She taught herself to play the organ and was ward organist for many years and received countless compliments on the beauty of her music. She served an LDS mission with her eternal companion to the island of Ireland. Her musical talents where shared with the Irish people. Following her mission she worked with her husband in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. She was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and served in various organizations within the church. Her compassionate service was extended to family and friends. Her love and concern for her family was foremost in her life.
She is survived by her husband, Earnest Taylor Behunin, five sisters, one brother, three children, Kathryn Horne, Sheila Perry, and Gaylon (Alice) Behunin, 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her great- granddaughter Jentel Marie Adams, her parents and her sisters Ruby Hampton and Merle Roberts.
Funeral services will be held Monday, August 20, 2007 at 12 noon at the Bingham Creek Stake Center, 8539 S. 2200 West. Viewing Sunday 6-8 p.m. at the Holladay Cottonwood Mortuary, 4670 S. Highland Dr. and Monday at the ward one hour prior to the services. Interment at Larkin Sunset Gardens.
Published in the Salt Lake Tribune on 8/18/2007.
Charles Hampton (1890 - 1982)
Una Christina Dorius Hampton (1901 - 1985)
Nelda Pauline Hampton Behunin (1925 - 2007)
Merle Hampton Roberts (1926 - 1949)*
Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery
Salt Lake County
Created by: Nancy K (Wilcock) Atwood
Record added: Feb 11, 2010
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