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Obituary: Bessie Rushton Snell MAGNA -

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Our cute mom, Bessie Mae Rushton Snell, 83, passed away September 12, 2001.

She was born Dec. 24, 1917 in Hunter, Utah to Albert L. and Mary E. Staker Rushton. Married Mark Snell Nov. 7, 1936 in Salt Lake City, Utah; he died December 16, 1966.

Bessie retired from Carmen Kitchen. She enjoyed her garden and holidays, especially Christmas. She loved a good laugh and being a grandma.

Survived by her daughters, Shirley (Leon) Day and Barbara (Ned) Woodward; grandchildren, Kim, Jodie, Carrie, Bill, Mary, and David; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and sisters, Inez (Mike) Archuleta and Wilma Bliss. Preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Jay Snell; three brothers, Merlyn, Richard, and Clyde Rushton; and sister, Dora.

Graveside service will be held 12 noon Saturday, Sept. 15, 2001 at the Valley View Memorial Park, 4400 W. 4100 So. Friends may call both Friday 6-7 p.m. and Saturday 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Peel Funeral Home, 8525 West 2700 South, Magna.