Our beautiful, loving mother, Inez Durrant Swasey, passed away July 29, 1995 at Hazen Nursing Home in Salt Lake City.
She was born March 7, 1909 to John Henry and Ida Alice Peay Durrant in Provo, Utah. She married Lucius R Swasey July 29, 1931 in the Logan LDS Temple. Mother and Father were reunited on their 64th Wedding Anniversary.She attended Provo City schools, BYU Training School, and two years at BYU where she received a teaching certificate. She taught school in Boneta, Utah for two yeas. She was an active member of the LDS Church and served in many church positions including, Relief Society, Stake Primary president, as well as teacher in many church organizations. She kept a beautiful yard and always had a vegetable garden which she generously shared with family and friends. She was extremely talented in quilting, crocheting, knitting, and sewing.
She is survived by six children: four daughters and two sons, Ardell (Dean) Gillespie, North Salt Lake; George L. (Jeanette) Swasey, Duchesne; Amanda (Ronald) Prows, Grantsville; Donna (Steve) Thompson, Altamont, and formerly Dutch John; Maxine (Richard) Jensen, Provo; John A. (Barbara) Swasey, Duchesne; one sister, Lois Bartholomew, Franklin, Idaho; 45 grandchildren; and 65 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; one son, three grandsons, two brothers and six sisters.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 3, 1995 at 11 a.m. at the Bridgeland Ward, where viewings will be held Wednesday, from 7 to 9 p.m. and one hour prior to services. Burial in the Provo City Cemetery at 3:30 p.m. Funeral directors, Hullinger-Olpin Mortuary, Roosevelt.
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