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Obituary: THOMSONO, PAL

Opal Chapman Thomson1918 ~ 2013Opal Chapman Thomson passed away on December 15, 2013 at the age of 95 years. She was born to James Erastus Chapman and Eva Elida Elison on March 8, 1918 in Blackfoot, Idaho. She grew up in Logan, Utah and graduated from Logan High School. After graduation, she went to work for the Royal Bakery. She married (Anthony) Clair Thomson, in the Logan Temple on December 22, 1937. Clair passed away in 1996.Opal's life can be summed up in two words: Love and Service. She loved her family, and put love into everything she did. She was always quick to help anyone in need in any way that she could. She served faithfully in the LDS Church, serving for many years in the Primary organization, where she made many life-long friends.Opal is survived by daughter Cheryl Ann (Ralph) Smith, son Mark Anthony Thomson (Cyndi), 12 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, and sister Theone Bodrero. She was preceded in death by husband A. Clair Thomson, son Kenneth Clair Thomson, daughter-in-law Edda May Noon Thomson, brother William Chapman, and sisters Eudora Chapman, Margaret Kister, and Zora Larsen.For their kind and loving care during the past two years, Opal's family would like to thank the staff at Legacy House Care Center in South Jordan.Funeral services will be held at the Jenkins-Soffe South Valley, 1007 W. South Jordan Parkway (10600 South), South Jordan, Utah on Monday, December 23, at 11:00 am. Friends are invited to visit with the family at the funeral chapel from 5pm to 7pm on Sunday, December 22, and from 9:30 am to 10:30 am prior to the service. Interment will be in the Salt Lake City Cemetery. Online condolences at www.jenkins-soffe.com.