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Obituary: Drucilla Joy Eyre Huntsman

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Drucilla Joy Eyre Huntsman 1928 ~ 2006 'Drewsie' Huntsman, our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grand-mother, passed away peacefully January 19, 2006. Born April 11, 1928 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Ruth Evelyn Driver and George Drewery Eyre. She married Ira Berdean Huntsman, December 30, 1949 in Elko, Nevada and they had 55 wonderful years traveling through life together. Warm and outgoing, she made friends wherever she went. She enjoyed making ceramics, traveling with her husband, game nights with friends, and spending time with her family at her cabin in Midway. She was a typeset operator for the Associated Press, and later for the Salt Lake Times. Survived by daughter, Gaydean (Jim) Smethurst, of West Jordan; son, Drew (Debi) of Magna; grandchildren, Brand, Heather (Will) Thomas, Travis, Shane, Jim (Susanne) Smethurst, Debbie (Steve) Oakeson, Pennie (Kel-ly) Parkinson; great-grandchildren, Steven, Rachel, Aaron Oakeson, Katelyn Parkinson; sister, Betty Richins; brother, Donald Kay; and her beloved dog, Lizzy. Preceded in death by husband; parents; sister, Verda Marshall; brothers, Gene Eyre, and Darrel Kay. Funeral services held Monday, January 23, 2006, 11 a.m. at Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple. Friends may call prior to service, from 9:45-10:45 a.m. Interment at Mount Olivet Cemetery, 1342 East 500 South. In lieu of flowers, family suggests that you do something nice for someone you love. Online condolences may be sent to www.larkinmortuary.com