HYDE PARK, Utah – Marnette Reeder Woolley, 84, of Salt Lake City, Utah, died on Jan. 24, 2013, at St. Joseph Villa in Salt Lake City, where she has been a resident for three years.
Marnette was born March 15, 1928, to Mary Manetta Hancey and Martin Charles Reeder in Hyde Park, Utah, the youngest of eight children.
She graduated from Hyde Park Elementary School, North Cache High School and Utah State Agricultural College, and later received a master's degree from the University of Illinois. She taught first and second grade in Clearfield, Utah; Urbana, and in Berkeley, Calif., where she taught in the University of California demonstration school, Whittier Elementary School.
She married Joseph T. Woolley in the Logan Temple on June 17, 1952, and was the mother of four children, Martin Cloyd (who died in infancy), David (Cyndie), Suzi Campbell (Ken) and Robert. She had five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
A lifelong active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she served in many positions, including Stake Relief Society president in the Champaign Stake and director of the stake genealogical library.
A brief service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28, at the Allen-Hall Mortuary, 34 E. Center St., Logan, Utah. There will be visitation from 10 to 10:45 a.m. that morning.
Burial will be in the Hyde Park Cemetery, Hyde Park, Utah. Condolences and memories may be shared online with the family at www.allenmortuaries.net.