Faye Price Parker


SALT LAKE CITY — Our beloved wife, mother, grandma and great-grandma, Faye Price Parker, 76, lost her valiant battle with metastic breast cancer on Wednesday, July 25, 2001, surrounded by her loving family.
Faye was born November 15, 1924, to John Morse and Ruth Williams Price in Samaria, Idaho. She married Ralph Tex Parker on April 15, 1941, in Samaria, Idaho; the marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. She and Tex recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.
Faye dedicated her life to supporting her husband and family. In addition, she served her community in many ways. She was captain of the Granite Daughters of the Utah Pioneers camp, served faithfully in many church responsibilities, studied the history of Granite and surrounding area, and was a silver-level ballroom dancer. She received several awards for her service and achievements with various organizations.
Faye leaves a great legacy. She is survived by her children: Clark (Annie) Parker, Paradise, Utah, Zane (Marion) Parker, Vancouver, Wash., Tonya (Doug) Thorpe, Malad, Idaho, Penny (Louie) Hepworth, Centerville, Utah, Tim (Lana) Parker, Wendall, Utah, Larry (Christine) Parker, Naples, Fla., and Jilleen (Grant) Marchant, Granite, Utah. She is also survived by 29 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren; brothers, Bill (Helen) Price and Jerry (Donna) Price and her sisters, Ruth Powell, Verda Varga, Mary Behunin, Pearl Sterrett, Alta Knudsen and Patsy (Khalil) Scott. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Cleo and John, sister, Lucille, grandson, Shane Thorpe and granddaughter, Teresa Parker.
Funeral services will be held at noon, Monday, July 30, 2001, at the Bell Canyon Ward, 9880 South 3100 East, Salt Lake City. A viewing will be held Sunday, July 29, 2001, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., and one hour prior to services (11 a.m.) at the church where friends and family may call. Arrangements by SereniCare, Funeral Directors.
“You get to go home, Mom — we love you and will miss you.”

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