Mary Lou Versey

                    November 30, 2008

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IDAHO FALLS, ID -- Mary Lou Murdoch Versey passed away on November 30, 2008 in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

She was born November 15, 1956, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Brigham Dallas and Agnes Simonsen Murdoch. As a young child she lived in Grant, Roberts, Woodville, Sugar City, Hibbard, Annis, Menan, and Rigby. She moved to Shelley when she was 11 years old, where she graduated from high school in 1975.

She attended Ricks College and Brigham Young University - graduating in 1979 with a Home Economics Education degree. She taught school for two years at North Fremont High School.

She married Wayne Robert Versey on October 10, 1980 in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple. They lived in Ashton and Basalt, moving to Jameston in 1984. She was a homemaker and devoted to her family, which included lovingly caring for her aging parents.

She was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving faithfully in many capacities. At the time of her death she was serving in the Relief Society Presidency.

She is survived by her husband, Wayne; and children: Sara (Jason) Mathews, Joshua (Tiffany) Versey, Caleb (Sarah) Versey, Nathan (Karli) Versey, Melissa (Dan) Stark, Naomi Versey, Jacob Versey, and Rachael Versey; her mother; four sisters: Helen Hall, Ann Matesen, Ruth Schulz, and Luann Dodds; three brothers: Dallas Murdoch, Tom Murdoch, and John Murdoch; and five grandchildren: Tyler and Sadie Mathews, Benson and Grant Versey, and Addison Stark. She was preceded in death by her father and one brother, Ronald Murdoch.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 6, 2008, at the Shelley LDS Jameston Ward, 1101 East 1250 North. Friends may visit the family on Friday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10 to 10:45 a.m. both visitations at the church. Burial will be in the Shelley-Hillcrest Cemetery under the direction of Wood Funeral Home, 273 N. Ridge Ave.


Condolences sent online:

Bill Blakely
Both Bob Blakely and myself, Bill, wish you peace at this difficult time. All of our prayers are with you as awell as the prayers of our families.

Sandra Batterton
So very sorry to hear about Mary Lou's passing. We were friends in elementary school and I lived in the same neighborhood. She was so very smart and one of the nicest people I've ever met. My thoughts are with her family.
Sandra (Ricker) Batterton,
Soda Springs, Idaho

Kathy Huntsman
We were shocked and saddened by your sudden loss. We hope the love of your family can get you all through this tough time. And especially to Rachel - Alyssa and I are here if you need anything and you are always welcome to come over any time. We Love you Kathy and Alyssa

Naomi and Family-
We are so sorry for your loss.
Your Friends at Macy's

Gloria Elswood
I am so sorry for your loss. I pray that you may have the spirit of the Lord to be with you at this time. Gloria

Ric Rivers
Jacob, we did not know your mom, But I am so sure that she was a wonderful person. Ric and I will keep you in our prayers.

Davidjohn & Adeana Stosich
Dear Wayne,
We are so saddened by the death of Mary Lou, and want you to know we are thinking of you and praying for the Lord's blessing and comfort. We will be out of town this week end and will not be able to be at either the viewing or the funeral. Know that we will be thinking of you and will get in touch with you later.
Respectfully, Davidjohn & Adeana Stosich

Brad Miller
Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Ole, Karin and Kirsten Mogensen
The Versey Family:
So sorry to hear of Mary Lou's passing.
Thank you for sharing your love and for keeping the connection between yours and your mother Agnes' Family in Denmark. You will always be in our hearts.

Lory Littlewood
We were shocked and saddened to hear of Mary Lou's passing. We are so sorry for your loss. We pray you will find joy in the precious memories you each treasure. Please accept our sincere condolences.
The Littlewood Family

Kaye Carlson..Your 1st grade teacher
Just want you to know your in my thoughts and prayers. I first knew your Mom when I taught you Melissa and have had many opportunities to visit since. She is an amazing lady and so loved. Hope that your both doing well. Love Kaye

Anita J Williams
I was so sad to see your Mothers obituary in the paper. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family.
"It will get easier to accept in time." I APPRECIATE ALL THE HELP YOU HAVE GIVEN ME.
Anita Williams
240 Cornell
Rexburg, Idaho 83440

Linda Hobbs
Was so sorry to hear of the loss of your wife. I just watched the video tribute and it looks like you have a great family. Through this sad event I learned that our sons are working together at Idaho Steel. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Linda (Cowley) Hobbs
Class of '73

Lisa Strupp Dye
Sara and Family,
I am so so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
With Love, Lisa Dye

The Kerns Family
Our prayers are with you at this time. Thanks for sharing your lives with us. We are thankful for your sharing attitude that your lovely mother and father have taught you. May God bless you with peace in the coming years.

Sarah Kerns
I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. I wish I could be there in person, but I wish you peace and comfort through this difficult time. I remember Mary Lou as great example of kindness and happiness. Thank you! My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Nancy Ball
We were shocked to hear the news. Our prayers are with you at this time. Sara and Jason, please let us know if there is anything we can help you with at this crossroad in your lives.
Love, Nancy, Audrey, and Liz

Graig & Shelli Gemar
We were saddened to hear of Mary Lou's passing. Our prayers and sympathies are with you at this time. We just lost our daughter a couple of months ago and know that the Lord truly carries those who turn to Him. May the Lord be with you and your family to help you find peace.

Autumn and Tony Glenn
We were so sorry and shocked to hear about MaryLou. Words can not express how deeply saddened we are for you all. You guys have been fun and kind neighbors. Let your children and you be comforted in this time, and our prayers go out to your family. We are only a phone call away if there is anything any of you need.


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Death: November 30, 2008

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Wood Funeral Home
Idaho Falls, ID