The Spectrumm 09/07/12
Blanche Beckstead Taylor Noble returned to her Heavenly Father and loved ones on September 4, 2012. Blanche was born March 13,1924 in Whitney, Idaho to Alvin Hull and Ella Afton Ellis Beckstead.
She spent her early years in Whitney, attending Preston High School. It was in high school that she met Dale Taylor fell in love and they later married. They lived in Logan, Utah, where Blanche worked in the County Clerk's office for many years. She loved her work where she issued marriage licenses and enjoyed working in the courtroom with the various judges. She also worked at the Water Research Laboratory for Utah State University.
Dale & Blanche are the parents of, Karen (Bill) Zollinger St George, Utah; Steven (Bonnie) Taylor; North Salt Lake, Utah; Philip Taylor Bountiful, Utah; Ellis Jensen Taylor (Deceased).
In 1978 Blanche married Ira Wayne Noble, they lived in West Valley City for a few years and then moved to St George and later settled in Hurricane, Utah. They enjoyed their camping trips to the mountains and day trips around the St. George area. Blanche also enjoyed family history and did hours of research for her ancestors.
The family would like to express their appreciation to Beehive Homes Memory Care in St. George for their kind and loving care of Blanche.
She is survived by her husband Ira Wayne, brother, Linden Beckstead, Whitney, Idaho & step-children Susan (A.J.) Pease; Darrell Wayne Noble; Linda (Kevin) Healy; Kathleen (John) Purdy;
Clark (Leanne) Noble.
She was preceded in death by her brother Norman Beckstead, sisters Carol Jean Beckstead and Barbara Wardle; Son Ellis Jensen Taylor, son Maurice Taylor; Step-Son Ralph Kent Noble and
granddaughter, Amanda Taylor.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 8, 2012 at the Nelson Funeral Home Chapel, 162 East 400 North in Logan. A viewing will be held prior to services beginning at 10:00 AM. Interment will be in the Smithfield City Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.nelsonfuneralhome.com
Published in The Spectrum & Daily News on September 7, 2012