In Memory . . .
Margie Taylor Martin
Margie Taylor Smith Martin, 70, returned to her Heavenly Father on July 23, 2009 at her home in Annabella, Utah. She was born in Salt Lake City on October 28, 1938 to Richard Foy and Arvilla Cook Taylor. She married Paul B. Smith and together had four children, they later divorced. She married the loved of her life and eternal companion, William A. "Bill" Martin, November 3, 1980. They were sealed in the Salt Lake Temple on February 2, 1981. The greatest joy in her life was in worshiping her Heavenly Parents and her Savior, Jesus Christ. She believed her purpose and greatest privilege in life was to be Bill's wife and her children's mother. She was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, fulfilling many callings. She especially loved Relief Society, Humanitarian Aid work, Family History and Temple worship. Margie graduated from West High School. She worked at the Salt Lake City Fire Department for almost 15 years where she developed a deep respect and love the for the department and most of the firefighters she worked with. With her association at the fire department, she had the privilege of serving on the Board of Directors of the SLC Firemen's Relief Association, including one year as president. She also was the first woman in that association to have served in that capacity. Margie is survived by her husband, Bill of Annabella; mother, Arvilla, of South Jordan; children, Paulette (Ron) Wodehouse of Medford, OR, Richard (Lisa Marie) Smith of Murray, Shauna (Scott) McGill of Magna, Ron Smith of South Jordan; step-daughter, Diana Martin of Apache Junction, AZ; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers, Geraldine (Dean) Williams of West Jordan, Joyce (Dave) Ehninger of West Valley City, Gordon (Dorothy) Taylor of Brigham City and Grant (Brigid) Taylor of Annandale, VA Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. in the Annabella 1st LDS Ward Chapel. Friends may call at the Magleby Mortuary in Richfield on Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and at the ward chapel on Tuesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in the Annabella Cemetery. Funeral Directors, Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guest book www.maglebymortuary.com The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to the LDS Church Humanitarian Aid.