Lucile Hall Nelson, 96, of Kaysville, Utah passed away peacefully August 11, 2023, at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah.
Lucile was born November 27, 1926, in Bennington, Idaho to Samuel Carlos Hall and Inez Sophia Wright. Her given name is Inez Lucile Hall. She chose to go by Lucile or Lu. She grew up and attended school in Bennington and graduated from Montpelier High School. She learned the value of work early. She worked alongside her Dad on the farm because her brothers were serving in the military and her help was needed.
On March 19, 1948, she married Boyd Lee Nelson in the Logan LDS temple in Logan, Utah. They were blessed with 5 children, Terrie Lee, Ronald, Joyce, Marie and Don.
Lucile's first job outside of the farm was at MH Kings in Montpelier. Her main focus was raising her family. She had a large garden in Honeyville, Utah and Bountiful, Utah and canned hundreds of jars of fruits and vegetables. Lucile and Boyd enjoyed playing golf together and she continued to golf until she was 91. She was a member of the Davis Ladies' Golf Association for 30 years. She was also a member of several bowling leagues. She also loved to go shopping. Later in her life she worked at the IRS in Ogden and Salt Lake City for 15 yrs. She had to retire early with a neck injury due to an accident where she and Boyd were rear ended by another driver.
Lucile had the rare ability to lovingly express her opinion and make everyone who knew her feel loved and valued, and she was loved by most in return. She had a sharp memory and a genuine interest in all her friends and family. Lucile was a woman of great faith and character. She was a role model for generations. She was also very independent and stubborn. Lucile was the last of her generation in Boyd's family and her family. She not only outlived all of them but lived the longest.
She was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where she served as a visiting teacher for 70 years. She enjoyed playing the organ in sacrament meeting, at funerals and for other occasions for over 45 years. She also served in other capacities in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was always willing to make Jell-o or cakes for funeral luncheons.
Lucile is survived by her son, Ronald (Peggy) of Idaho Falls, Idaho; daughters, Terrie Lee (Mark) Beichley of Lee's Summit, Missouri; Marie (Charles) Wells of Roberts, Idaho; daughter-in-law, Mitzi Nelson of Bountiful, Utah; 15 grandchildren, 37 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her siblings; Nellie, Don, Norma, Russell and Melba, her husband Boyd, daughter Joyce, son Don and great granddaughter, Kyla Nelson.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Monday, August 21, 2023, at Lindquist's Layton Mortuary, 1867 N. Fairfield Road, Layton, Utah. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 6:00 to 7:30 pm at Lindquist's Layton Mortuary and Monday from 9:30 to 10:30 am at the Mortuary. Burial will be in the Bountiful City Cemetery.