November 14, 1947 - September 16, 2015
Martha Raye Palmer Farnsworth, 67, passed away September 16, 2015 at Country Life Care Center in Riverton Utah after a long illness. Martha Raye was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of latter day saints. She spent many years volunteering in the church library and doing temple work. She was a member of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers. She loved enjoyed music and loved to dance. She liked to share her joy of crafting with others. Martha Raye was born to James William and Emma (Scott) Palmer on November 14, 1947 in Preston Idaho. She married Roger Hugh Quinton in 1968 then later divorced. She married Dee LeeRoy Hill in 1970 then later divorced. She then married Gary Benjamin Farnsworth in June 1976. She is survived by her six children and one brother. Her brother is Brett Grow(Lynette) Palmer of Fernley Nevada Her daughters are Carol Xiemaine (Hiroshi) Ishizeki of Gresham Oregon, Tonissa Lynn(Scott Howell) Hill of Salt Lake City Utah, Tiana Jean Hill of Casper Wyoming, Makeesha Diane Farnsworth of Mt. Pleasant Utah, Mishayne Marie (David) Farnsworth Juan of Manti Utah, and one son, Clesson Eugene Hill of Salt lake City Utah. Martha Raye is also survived by her 17 grandchildren She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Gary Benjamin Farnsworth, her ex-husband Dee Leroy Hill, her ex-husband Roger Hugh Quinton, her daughter Brandy Lynn Hill, her sisters Rose Marie (Palmer) Seeger and Dorothy Raynette (Palmer) Broussard, her brothers Berkeley Scott Palmer and Craig William Palmer. Funeral services will be 5:00 pm, Monday, September 21, 2015 at the Manti 3rd Ward, 555 East Union Street, Manti, Utah with a viewing prior to services from 4:00 to 5:00 pm. Graveside services and interment will be 1:00 pm, Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at the Lewiston Cemetery in Lewiston, Utah.
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