Mary Bouessa Taylor, 67, loving wife, mother, sister and kind friend, passed away peacefully Monday, March 18, 1991 at the Mackay Dee Hospital in Ogden.
Born April 17, 1923 in Bezzac, Lebanon to Abraham and Tamen Bouessa. Raised in Montreal, Canada and graduated from McGill University. She emigrated to the United States in 1951 on a special act of Congress, and became a United States Citizen in 1958. She married Allen E. Taylor, June 5, 1959 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. She was employed as a Executive Secretary for Shell Oil, Standard Oil, Hi-Land Dairy and Clearfield Job Corp. Also a freelance interior decorator. Member of the Far West 3rd Ward. Worked in Relief Society for over 30 years, she served in the Far West Stake Relief Society presidency and on the stake board. Also served in the Far West Ward Relief Society presidency, as cultural refinement teacher for many years, and visiting teacher for 20 years. Currently she was active as a stake missionary in the Plain City Utah Stake. Her great love was her work with the Womens Endowment Committee for the Festival of Trees, she served 20 years on the committee and 1 year as Co-Chairman of the Festival of Trees. She received "A Gift Of Love Award" from the Board of Governors of the Primary Childrens Medical Center for her service and leadership.She was active in many civic and service organizations. She was founder of Far West Homemakers Club and past president of the Chareya Club. Member of the Soroptimist International, Child Culture Club, and Litra Chimes Review Club. She will be remembered for her love of the gospel, her commitment to missionary work, her love of people, her kindness to others and her devotion to her family.
Survived by husband, of Far West; two daughters, Mrs. Keith (Jan) Brady, Roy; Mrs. Robert (Alona) Hill, Plain City; one son, Ronald L. Taylor, Kaysville; one brother, Ted E. Bouessa, Ottawa Onterio, Canada; 14 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Friday, 1 p.m. in th Far West 3rd Ward Chapel, 2123 North 2000 West, Far West, Weber County. Friends may call at Larkin and Sons Mortuary, Adams Ave. and 24th Street in Ogden, Thursday from 6-8 p.m. and at the ward chapel in Far West Friday, from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Interment, Ogdden City Cemetery. Family suggests donations to Primary Childrens Medical Center.
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