Obituary: GODFREY, ELAINE, EVANS BELL

Published: Friday, Aug. 1 2014 5:24 p.m. MDT

Elaine Evans Bell Godfrey1920 ~ 2012Elaine Evans Bell Godfrey, loving Mother, Grandmother, and Friend, passed away peacefully February 29, 2012 of causes incident to age. She was born October 10, 1920 in Malad, Idaho. Married Delen C. Bell in 1940, with whom she had four children. Later divorced. Married Calvin Earl Godfrey in 1960, later solemnized in the Jordan River Temple. They enjoyed many years of camping, water-skiing, and traveling with their family. Mom was a wonderful homemaker, who made amazing pies. An active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, having served as a Relief Society President four times, as well as in other auxiliaries in the church. Mom was musically gifted, with a beautiful voice, and a gift to play the piano by ear. Mom was a loyal friend and neighbor, and was the first one by your side when you needed her. She was feisty, fun, and her quick wit always made everyone laugh. She was a wonderful Mom and Mother-in-law, who enjoyed a close relationship with her children. She was so proud of all her Grandchildren. To say she was an amazing Mom and Grandma would be an understatement. Preceded in death by her son Craig Bell, her husband Calvin Godfrey, and her much loved sisters and brother, Maude, Ione, Denise, Gayle, Adele, and Dave. She is survived by children; Beth Bell, Sharlene Goff (Randy), Ron Bell (Jeri), Steve Bell (Anna). She is also survived by 17 Grandchildren and 35 Great-Grandchildren. A viewing will be held Friday March 2nd 2012 6-8 pm at Murray Memorial Mortuary, 5850 South 900 East. Service will be held Saturday March 3rd 2012, 11am at the LDS Church 7250 S. 300 E. in Midvale with a viewing beginning at 9:30am. Interment, Mountain View Memorial Cemetery, 3115 East 7800 South.A special thanks to her many friends and neighbors, for their loving help and concern, as well as a special thanks to the staff at Atria Assisted Living and IHC Hospice. The Jazz will miss their biggest fan, and so will we!