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Obituary: TAYLOR, JENEAL PETERSEN

Published: Saturday, Oct. 25 2014 2:51 a.m. MDT

Jeneal Petersen Taylor1933 ~ 2011Our loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend peacefully returned home to her Father in Heaven Wednesday, December 28, 2011. Jeneal was born in SLC, Utah on October 16, 1933 to Ole and Arvilla Petersen. "One Enchanted Evening" Jeneal met her Eternal Companion, Edmund C. Taylor. He proposed on their second date. They were married September 17, 1959 in the SLC Temple for 52 wonderful years. She was a loving mother to four daughters who adore her. She was a member of the LDS church and enjoyed many callings. With Ed, she served a mission in South Australia and was unwavering and committed to serving the Lord. Some of her fondest memories include singing in the Salt Lake Symphonic Choir and Jay Welch Chorale, as well as, attending her South High Luncheon group. Jeneal had a kind, gentle, and loving touch and had a way of spreading sunshine wherever she went. We'll miss her sparkling blue eyes and spunky personality. She loved everyone and showed it, not only in word but in deed; all who knew her describe her as the kindest, sweetest lady they ever met. She always listened with interest to everything anyone would say and had a way of making everyone feel like they had a best friend. She had the most wonderful laugh and a beautiful smile that would make us all smile back. Jeneal was the perfect example of a Christ-like person and her greatest passion was her family. She possessed a sweet and loving soul, whose kindness touched everyone she encountered. She taught by example and had empathy for all. She will always be in our hearts; we were all blessed to know her. She was our little piece of heaven, truly an angel on earth.She is survived by her husband, 5 children: Barney Neel (Miki), Kari Romney (Steve), Tami Featherstone, Juli Eyring (David), Suzi Olsen (Stew), 15 grandchildren, her sister Betty Gray, and brother Eyston. Preceded in death by her parents, brother Mac, grandson TJ, and great-granddaughter Ashton. Funeral services Friday, January 6, at 12:00 p.m. at the Holladay 25th Ward House, 4650 So. Naniloa Dr. (2800 E). Viewings will be held Thursday evening 6-8 at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, 3401 So. Highland Drive, and Friday at the church 10:00-11:30 prior to the services. Interment Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.