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 Marjorie <I>Weaver</I> Jeffs

Marjorie Weaver Jeffs

Layton, Davis County, Utah, USA
Death 24 Mar 1998 (aged 80)
Fruit Heights, Davis County, Utah, USA
Burial Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
Plot 71-3-E-7
Memorial ID 136103 · View Source
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Daughter of Parley J. Weaver and Ella Stimpson

Wife of Dean Robert Jeffs Sr.

Obituary - Marjorie Weave Jeffs, age 80, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 1998 at ther home surrounded by many family members.

She was born May 19, 1917 in Layton, Utah, the daughter of Parley J. and Ella Stimpson Weaver. Marjorie grew up in Layton and attended Layton Elementary, graduating from Davis High School with the Class of 1935. She also lived in Logan and Garland. She earned her BS degree in Education from Utah State University. She married Dean Robert Jeffs, June 25, 1940, in Salt Lake LDS Temple. She lived in many parts of the world including San Pedro, CA; El Paso and Houston, TX; Wilmointon, NC; Tokyo, Japan; Vermillion, SD; Clearfield, UT and the Panama Canal Zone; moving 22 times with her husband as he served in the U.S. Army from 1939 until 1966, when they finally settled in Fruit Heights.

Marjorie was a member of the LDS Church and held many church callings including Relief Society president, Young Women's president and Primary president. She and her husband served as temple ordinance workers in the Ogden Temple. She was a member of the Kaysville Literary Club. Marjorie was a descendent of member of the 1856 Martin Handcart Company. She was an elementary school teacher for 10 years in the public school system and served many years as a private tutor in her home, influencing the lives of hundreds of students who learned from her personally developed reading program. She enjoyed sewing, music, gardening, quilting, ceramics and camping. Her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were the recipients of many of her personally designed and hand quilted blankets. She was an excellent seamstress and spent many hours sewingbeautiful clothing for her children and grandchildren. The walls of her home are adorned with dozens of her hand-stitched needlework pictures. She love the mountains and enjoyed yearly camping trips to the Uintah Mountains with her husband, her children and their families. She instilled within her family a love of our savior, Jesus Christ.

Surviving are her husband, Dean, Fruit Heights; three sons and one daughter, Parley Hal (Claudia) Jeffs, Bear River City; J. Steven (Lois) Jeffs, Huntsville; Bruce W. (Marion) Jeffs, Kaysvills; Mardiene Jeffs, Bountiful; 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are a brother, mark J. Weaver and three sisters, LaRell Wallace, Geralding (Hal) Davis and Betty Wooley. She was preceded in death by a son, Dean Robert Jeffs, Jr.; her parents, two brothers, two sisters and one granddaughter.

Fuenral services will be held Saturday, march 28, 1998 at 2 p.m. at Fruit Heights 3rd Ward, 170 No. Mountain Road. Family and friends may call Friday at Lindquist's Kaysville Mortuary, 400 North main from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday at the Fruit Heights 34d Ward from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. prior to the funeral services. Interment kaysville City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family request that you bring a children's reading book to be donated to the schools.

Deseret News, The (Salt Lake City, UT)
Date: March 26, 1998

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 136103
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