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 Vira <I>Smith</I> Jacobson

Vira Smith Jacobson

Smithfield, Cache County, Utah, USA
Death 13 Aug 1998 (aged 89)
Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
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Memorial ID 33965 · View Source
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Vira Smith Jacobson age 89, died at the home of her daughter, in Murray, Utah, Thursday, August 13, 1998, of causes incident to old age.

She was born June 13, 1909 in Smithfield, Utah, to George Young and Zerviah Greene Smith. She married Alma G. Jacobson Jr. March 13, 1930 in the Mesa, Arizona LDS Temple. He preceded her in death in 1971. Together they operated Jacobson's Bakery in Murray, for many years. She was a member of the LDS Church, where she served through-out her life in various callings in the Primary, Sunday School, as a visiting teacher, and in attending the temple.

Survived by six children: Paul G. (MarJean) Jacobson, of Midvale; Arlene J. Crump, of Riverton; Norma J. (Glen) Maynes, of Murray; Howard S. (Doris) Jacobson, of Sandy; Lorane J. Brewer, of Denver, Colorado; and Dean B. (Jolene) Jacobson, of Salt Lake City, Utah; 24 grandchildren, 57 greatgrandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, three sisters, Brenda Hawkins, Bessie Hubbard, and Joanne Mitton, a son-in-law, Stanley R. Crump, and a great-grandson Dustin Thompson.

She leaves us, her 123 descendants, with a wonderful legacy of; her love for her family, her righteous example, and for her love of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Funeral service will be held on Sat. Augst 15, 1998 at 2 pm at the Park Ward, 495 E. 5600 S., Murray, Utah. Friends may call Fri., 6-8 pm at the Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 S. State St., Murray, and l hour prior to services, Sat. at the church. Interment Murray City Cemetery.

Thanks for being our sweet Mother!

Deseret News, The (Salt Lake City, UT)
Date: August 13, 1998




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