Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

January 3, 2013
Enid Webb Spafford

Obit Enid SpaffordEnid Webb Spafford returned to her Heavenly Father on Dec. 31 after a brief illness. She was born Nov. 4, 1921 in St. George to George Jarvis and Annie Isom Webb. She was the eighth of nine children. Enid married William Nelson Spafford on May 15, 1942, in the St. George Temple. They lived in Beaver, Minersville and then Tooele. For many years Enid worked at Mountain Bell and later retired from Tooele Army Depot. Enid served in many positions in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including Relief Society president, but her true love was music. She served as choir director many times through the years and always sang in the ward choir. She sang in a nationally renowned quartet and received many awards. Her children and grandchildren remember her singing while she worked in the kitchen. Enid and Nelson served a mission to the San Jose California Mission in 1985. They served as ordinance workers in the Jordan River and the St. George temples. Enid completed her last visiting teaching assignment just two weeks before her death a the age of 91. Enid is survived by her children Janeale (Bryan) Hager, William Nelson (Barbara) Spafford, Wayne Jay (Debbie) Spafford and Steven Karl (Leslie) Spafford, 18 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Nelson, daughter Carol, son-in-law Bryan and all her of her brothers and sisters. Funeral services will be held Jan. 4 at 1 p.m. at the St. George LDS 6th Ward Chapel located at 85 S. 400 East. Visitations will be held Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Metcalf Mortuary, 288 W. St. George Blvd. and on Friday prior to services from noon to 12:45 p.m. at the chapel. Interment will follow at the St. George City Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, 673-4221. Please visit our website at for condolences, complete obituary and funeral listings.

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