Jan. 10, 1926 – March 29, 2011
Alma Benson Jolley died at the New Horizons Care Center on March 29, 2011, with her children at her bedside. She was 85.
Alma was born in Cowley, Jan. 10, 1926, to Leonard Albert and Laura Benson. She lived on the family farm outside of Cowley and was raised there with her four brothers and three sisters.
She married her husband, Gerald Jolley, on Oct. 28, 1943, in Lovell. They were sealed in the Logan LDS temple in July 1944. They were married for 57 years. She lived in Lovell with her husband and seven children all her life. Many of her extended family were also close by for her to love and appreciate.
She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many organizations throughout her life. Her family was her most dear and loved part of her life. She always had their goals and interests at heart, always remembering all birthdays and special days.
Alma’s survivors are children Barbara (Dustin) Fuller of Worland, Don (Sheila), Gary (Julie), David (Garnet), Cindy (Mike) Stewart of Cowley and Brent (Elizabeth) of Worland, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her immediate descendents number about 120. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald, son Barry and several grandchildren.
A viewing was held at Haskell Funeral Home Friday evening, and services were held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, at the Lovell Stake Center. Haskell Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.