Geneva Prisbrey Stapley

9/1/1944 ~ 7/26/2017

StapleyGenevaCropFixGeneva Prisbrey Stapley of Chester, UT passed away July 26, 2017 surrounded by her family. She was born February 21, 1927 to Henry J. And Zina Prince Prisbrey in New Harmony, Utah. She was the sixth of eight children. Geneva attended school at Washington Elementary and Woodward High School. She married LaRoy C. Stapley Sept. 1, 1944 in Las Vegas, Nevada by Stake President Byran Bunker. They were later sealed June 22, 1945 in the St. George Temple. They were married for 58 years. They lived in Toquerville, Utah for 25 years then moved to Chester, Utah where they had a dairy farm. They enjoyed gardening and spending time with family. Geneva worked as a dental assistant in Mt. Pleasant, UT. Geneva was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She had many callings in the church including Relief Society President, Primary President, Young Women’s President, and many auxiliary callings. Geneva and LaRoy enjoyed serving many years together in the Manti Temple. Together they had four children, Keith (Marcene), James (Clare), Marilyn, and Alan (Sally). Geneva is survived by her son Alan (Sally) Stapley, Chester, UT; 12 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and 6 great- great grandchildren; brother Jack Prisbrey; sister-in-law Karen Prisbrey and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband LaRoy, sons Keith, James, daughter Marilyn, and 3 brothers and 4 sisters. Funeral services will be held Monday July 31, 2017 at 12:00 noon in the Sanpitch LDS Ward Chapel, Wales, UT with a viewing from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. prior to services at the church. Interment in the Moroni City Cemetery. Online condolence rasmussenmortuary.com

5 Responses to “Geneva Prisbrey Stapley”

  1. Michelle Lancaster Kiefer says:

    Alan & Sally and family I am so sorry for your loss. She was a great woman. She will live on in your hearts and memories forever. (((HUGS)))

  2. Phil and Ruth Benson says:

    I loved your mom’s bright and happy spirit and also her sharp personality. She will be missed very much by her family I’m sure. Just wanted to let you know that I had cared for her when she was in the hospital at Mt. Pleasant and how much I enjoyed taking care of her and visiting with her. Loved her wit and cute personality!

  3. Wilda and Foster Moosman says:

    Dear Alan Sally and family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. She was a lovely lady. May God bring you peace and comfort. We love you.
    Foster and Wilda Moosman

  4. Lily Zerkle says:

    Dear Alan & Sally, When I think back over my childhood memories of my beautiful Aunt Geneva there are four words that come to my mind. The first is kindness, she was one always very kind with a sweet smile for everyone. The second is thoughtful, she always seemed to have a thoughtful, charitable expression of love to those around her, even if she had not seen us for some time. the third is genuine, Aunt Geneva was genuinely kind and thoughtful, I don’t believe she ever had a deceitful bone in her body. But fourth & lastly, the most important word that I shall always associate with Aunt Geneva is thankful. I don’t believe I ever saw her negative or pessimistic which in turn has taught me the importance of thankfulness, by her example. I know you will greatly miss her. Love and Prayers Always as time nor distance diminishes the love I have in my heart for your family. Lily Ann

  5. The Whelan's and Kinsel's says:

    Dear Alan, Sally and family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Geneva was so caring and always had a smile.
    You are all in our thoughts and prayers!

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