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Obituary: Bessie A. Stewart Coon

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Bessie A. Stewart Coon "Beloved mother, grandmother, aunt and friend" Bessie A. Stewart Coon passed away Tuesday August 2, 2005 at Royal Grove in Salt Lake City, Utah. Bessie was born to Dougal Adamson and Delia Adamson Nelson and raised by her stepfather Alfred Nelson. She married Max Lynn Stewart, Sept. 7, 1935 he died on July 19, 1959. She married Marvin R. Coon on Aug. 9, 1963, he died on April 6, 2000. Bessie was born and raised on the family homestead in Murray, Utah. She lived in the same house all of her life. She is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day-Saints and was a life long member of the Murray 2nd Ward. Bessie spent many years as a visiting teacher and primary teacher. Bessie loves to spend time at her ranch in Oakley, Utah, she enjoyed dancing at the Terrace, and listening to good music. Bessie is survived be her daughter Maxine (Dean) Jarvis, her two sons, Lynn (Linda), Stewart and David Stewart, her step-children, Connie (Nort) Darling, Sherri (Son) Sudbury and Colleen (Bob) Nielson, 15 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by three sisters and one brother. Funeral services will be held on Saturday August 6, 2005 at 11 a.m. in the Murray 2nd Ward building, 500 W. Germania Ave. (5150 S.) Friends and family may call Friday from 6-8 pm at the Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary 4760 So. State St., and one hour prior to services on Sat. at the church. Interment Salem City Cemetery.