Hattie Bagley Maughan, 94, of Logan, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 1991 in Logan of causes incident to age.
She was born September 14, 1896 in Salt Lake City, Utah, a daughter of Edward Cyrenus and Amanda Neff Bagley. She married J. Howard Maughan in 1921.She was a graduate of the U of U and taught English and Speech at Richfield and Beaver.
The Maughans lived for 8 years in Cedar City where Prof. Maughan was the Director of B.A.C., now Southern Utah State University. Then in Madison, Wisconsin where he studied toward his PhD in Agricultural Economics, after which he ran his ranch at Lava Hot Springs, Idaho for five years. In 1935, the family moved to Logan. At the time of his retirement Professor Maughan was the Assistant Dean of Agriculture at U.S.A.C., now U.S.U. He died in 1976.
Hattie B. Maughan was well known as a writer of poetry, short stories, articles and books. Her work was published frequently in L.D.S. Magazines. She won numerous awards for her writing. A member of the National League of American Pen Women, League of Utah Writers, Utah Poetry Society and the Logan Literary Club. She was also known as an accomplished actress.
She served in many capacities in the L.D.S. Church and was the Relief Society President of the first student stake organized in the church. This was at U.S.U. Mrs. Maughan and her husband presided over the New England Mission for the L.D.S. Church from 1951-1956 and later served a mission together in England from 1962-1964.
She is survived by two sons, Howard B. Maughan, Melba, Idaho; Walter Leon Maughan, Pleasant Grove, Utah; three daughters, Mary and Ross Sargent, Cowichi, Washington; Virginia and Fred Kammeyer, Lynnwood, Washington; Kathleen and Don L. Lind, Smithfield; Maxine and Arthur Lind, Salt Lake City; three brothers, Stuart Bagley, Alamogordo, New Mexico; Ames K. Bagley, Salt Lake City; Edward N. Bagley, Los Angeles, California; 26 grandchildren and 39 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 12 noon in the Logan 18th Ward chapel, 500 No. Blvd., Logan with Bishop Larsen conducting. Friends may call at the Allen-Hall Mortuary in Logan on Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. and at the church one hour prior to services. Interment will be in the Logan Cemetery.
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