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Obituary: TURNBOW, JOYCE

Joyce Brady Martin Turnbow10/17/1929-6/20/2013Joyce Marie Brady Martin Turnbow, 83, of Murray, Utah, passed away June 20, 2013 surrounded by family members following complications from a massive stroke. She was born at home in Union, Utah to Raynold Brady and Ada Steadman and was one of five siblings. She attended schools in the Jordan School District and graduated from Jordan High School. Joyce was proud to be a "Beetdigger." She married Rueben Martin in 1950 and had three children. Rueben was suddenly killed in 1954, leaving her a young widow. In 1956 she married William (Bill) Turnbow, a recent widower who had two small daughters. Following their marriage they moved the family to Murray, Utah where they added two additional daughters to their family. Joyce loved to serve and bless the lives of those around her. She worked for many business establishments to help provide for her large family. She served in the PTA and held numerous church callings throughout the years. She is best known for her compassionate service to friends and family. She loved to cook, crochet, collect recipes, and read. Joyce was proud to be an active member of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers. She will truly be missed by all who knew her. Joyce is survived by her husband, Bill, and six of her living children: Glenn (Carol) Martin of Orem, Susan (Steve) Ledkins of Highland, Leslee de la Madrid of Richmond, California, Valeree (Mark) Nelson of St. George, Kelli (Daniel) Cosby of Sandy, and Rene Jamison of Murray. She has 22 grand children and 35 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son, Lynn Martin, and her parents and four siblings, Del Brady, Doris Allen, Blaine Brady and Arlene Ryther. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m, at the old Murray 11th Ward on 5750 So. Nena Way on Tuesday, June 25 with a viewing held one hour prior to the service. A viewing will also be held at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary 4760 S State St, Murray, Utah on Monday, June 24 from 6-8 p.m. Interment will be at the Murray City Cemetery. Online condolences at www.jenkins-soffe.com.