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 Elizabeth Vernice “Beth” <I>Benson</I> Beckstead

Elizabeth Vernice “Beth” Benson Beckstead

Magna, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 27 Oct 1995 (aged 83)
Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, USA
Burial Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot A, 41a, 4
Memorial ID 51216 · View Source
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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




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  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51216
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Vernice “Beth” Benson Beckstead (4 Nov 1911–27 Oct 1995), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51216, citing Midvale City Cemetery, Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Burt (contributor 46867609) .