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Former general Young Women leader dies

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SALT LAKE CITY — Sister Norma Jane Broadbent Smith, who served as second counselor to Sister Elaine A. Cannon in the General Young Women presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died Tuesday, April 27, at the age of 86.Sister Cannon served in the presidency from July 1978 to April 1984, according to the LDS Church's almanac.Sister Smith leaves behind a daughter and five sons, 29 grandchildren and 52 great-grandchildren. She died of natural causes, associated with age, at the Apple Village care facility in Layton, Utah.In addition to her calling in the Young Women, she served on the church's Primary General Board and various other positions as she and her husband, Lowell Deane Smith, traveled the world. The couple settled for a time in Salt Lake City, Preston, Idaho, and in Ogden, Utah. Smith was a graduate of Wasatch High School and attended the University of Utah. After rearing eight children and burying one of them, she served on the U.'s College of Nursing advisory board and was nominated as Ogden city's Mother of the Year.Funeral services for her will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 3, at the Kaysville 20th Ward Chapel at 855 E. Mutton Hollow Road. A viewing was at the Layton Myers Mortuary (250 N. Fairfield Road) on Sunday, May 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. Interment will be in the Memorial Gardens of the Wasatch, 1718 Combe Road, South Ogden.