Evelyn Christensen Petty, age 95, passed away January 8, 2016 in Taylorsville, Utah of conditions due to age. Born March 4, 1920 in Castlegate, Utah, 10th child of Neils Christian Christensen and Helga Erickson. Married to Boyd Albert Petty on November 6, 1942 in Hiawatha, Utah, later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple on April 16, 1954.
All her life, loved being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served as visiting teacher, teacher, leader and music chorister, pianist and choir member. Enjoyed serving in the Jordan River Temple Baptistry for 25 years.
Survived by son, Stanley Boyd Petty and wife Vicky, Magna; daughter, Lorraine Nielsen and husband John, Logan; and son Douglas Craig Petty and wife Gayla, Flower Mound, Texas; 18 grandchildren, 65 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 12 at 11:00 am at the Granger Ward, 2850 W. 3835 So. West Valley City, Utah, 84119. Friends may call Monday, January 11, 2016, 6:00-8:00 pm at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 So. Redwood Road, Taylorsville, Utah or at the Granger Ward Tuesday,10:00-10:45 am prior to the funeral. Interment, South Jordan City Cemetery.