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Memorial for Elizabeth Darley

Born in Wellsville, UT on Jun. 11, 1913
Departed on Mar. 10, 2010 and resided in North Logan, UT.
Visitation: Saturday, Mar. 13, 2010
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Service: Saturday, Mar. 13, 2010
1:00 pm
Cemetery: Wellsville City Cemetery
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Elizabeth  Darley
Elizabeth Darley, the oldest of six children, was born June 11, 1913, to George T. and Elizabeth Ann Darley. She received her early education at Wellsville and at South Cache High School in Hyrum, Utah. In 1935, she graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Food Science from Utah State University.
In 1963 she received a Masterís Degree in Education from Colorado State University at Fort Collins, Colorado.
During the early part of her career she taught in Wellsville, Levan, and Nephi, Utah.
She then worked for the United States Department of Agriculture in the Farmers Home Administration in Sanpete and Box Elder Counties. She taught Home economics at the Burley High School in Burley, Idaho. The last 25 years of her career she worked for Utah State University as an Extension Home Economist in Tooele, Wasatch, and Weber Counties. She retired from Weber County in 1978.
Elizabeth has been an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints throughout her lifetime, starting when she was 15 years old as MIA Secretary. She held teaching and leadership positions in both the youth and adult organizations, including the LDS Relief Society.
Professionally, Elizabeth has held leadership positions in the Utah Home Agents Association and both Utah and Idaho Home Economics Association. She has been a member and officer of American Association of University Women.
Elizabeth has been a member of and held leadership positions in Daughters of Utah Pioneers in Ogden.
Her hobbies include handwork, gardening, reading, and minor restoration and refinishing of woodwork and furniture.
Elizabeth loved people. After her years of working with people from other cultures and different national backgrounds, both youth and adult, she loved them all. She believes that all people have the same emotions, the same ability to love, and she believes that we are all children of God.
After her retirement Elizabeth moved to Logan. She has been living at Pioneer Valley Lodge. She passed away peacefully on March 10th, 2010 in North Logan. She was such an example of love, organization, and service.
She is survived by a brother, George Woodrow Darley, Wellsville, Utah and a sister, Rebecca Darley Packer, Chubbuck, Idaho; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 13, 2010 at Nelson Funeral Home, 162 East 400 North, Logan, Utah. Friends and family may call from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. prior to services. Interment will be in the Wellsville Cemetery. Condolences may be extended to the family online at www.nelsonfuneralhome.com.


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