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Elizabeth Vernice "Beth" Benson Beckstead
Original name: Elizabeth Benson Beckstead
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Birth: Nov. 4, 1911
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Death: Oct. 27, 1995
Davis County
Utah, USA

Daughter of John Hilmer Benson (1883-1957)
and Ellen Maria Harkness (1883-1973)

Married Samuel Arnold Beckstead Sep.27,1933

Obituary- Elizabeth Vernice Benson Beckstead, age 83, died October 27, 1995 in Bountiful.

Born November 4, 1911 in East Garfield, a daughter of John Hilmer and Ellen Maria Harkness Benson.

Married Samuel Arnold Beckstead on September 27, 1933 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

Graduated from Cyprus High School. Lived most of her life in Magna. Active member LDS Church, serving as Relief Society president and many other positions in the church. Worked for 13 1/2 years in the Salt Lake Temple.

Survived by husband, Samuel, Magna; sons, Arnold Lamar and Lynn Kay Beckstead; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson; four brothers and sisters, Earl Russell and Leonard Dean Benson, Ellen Clark and Josephine Amanda Chambers. Preceded in death by son, Samuel Earl and daughter, Ethel Colleen and sisters, Vivian Mae Bawden and Dorothy Etta Marshall.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, 10 a.m., at Pleasant Green 1st Ward, 8739 West 3000 South. Friends may call Monday, 5-8 p.m. at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road, and Tuesday at the church, 9-9:45 a.m.

Interment: Midvale City Cemetery. (bio by: Barbara Anne (Brownell) Potter) 
Family links: 
  John Hilmer Benson (1883 - 1957)
  Ellen Maria Harkness Benson (1883 - 1973)
  Samuel Arnold Beckstead (1910 - 2004)
  Ethel Colleen Beckstead (1937 - 1937)*
  Samuel Earl Beckstead (1939 - 1945)*
  Ellen Druzella Benson Clark (1910 - 1996)*
  Elizabeth Vernice Benson Beckstead (1911 - 1995)
  Amanda Josephine Benson Foote (1913 - 1997)*
  John Elmer Benson (1919 - 1919)*
  Earl Russell Benson (1920 - 2016)*
  Vivian May Benson Bawden (1925 - 1994)*
*Calculated relationship
Midvale City Cemetery
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Plot: A, 41a, 4
Maintained by: Burt
Originally Created by: Utah State Historical So...
Record added: Feb 02, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 51216
Elizabeth Vernice Beth <i>Benson</i> Beckstead
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Elizabeth Vernice Beth <i>Benson</i> Beckstead
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Wayne's Aunt
- Barbara Anne (Brownell) Potter
 Added: Oct. 1, 2008

- Ray Memmott
 Added: Apr. 10, 2006

 Added: Sep. 28, 2005

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