Jeannie Nye Saunders, 87, passed away February 9, 2019. She was born January 18, 1932, in Bonham, Texas to Homer and Willie (Robert) Franklin. She married Stephen James Nye on April 3, 1948, he preceded her in death. She married Gilbert R. Saunders on February 20, 1999, he also preceded her in death.
Jeannie was a devoted member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She was a member of Neighbor of Woodcraft Ogden Branch.
She worked at LR Samuels and Auerbachs, Fred M. Nye Co., ZCMI and Weinstocks. She volunteered at Ogden Regional Hospital. She enjoyed oil painting, crocheting, sewing, reading, beading, camping, fishing, and traveling. Her life revolved around her husbands, children, and grandchildren whom she loved dearly.
Jeannie is survived by her children: Christina (James) Jensen, Stephanie (Forrest) Maw and Stephen (Beverly) Nye; 15 grandchildren and 53 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her loving husbands; parents; a brother and sister.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 16, 2019, at Myers Ogden Mortuary, 845 Washington Blvd. where viewings will be held on Friday, February 15th from 6 to 8 p.m. and prior to the service from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. Interment, Ogden City Cemetery.
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