Charlotte “Dolly” Bagnell Clark Simister, age 95, our beloved mother and grandmother passed away surrounded by her loved ones on Saturday, January 23, 2016.
She was born December 20, 1920 in Coalville, Utah to Joseph and Elizabeth Clark. She married Leonard Raymond Simister on July 19, 1941. Their marriage was solemnized in the Ogden Temple on August 25, 2001. She was given the nickname of Dolly by her father when she was born because she looked like a little doll. Dolly attended North Summit High School where she was a cheerleader and participated in many school activities. She was Summit County queen. She enjoyed her calling as a primary teacher for many years.
Dolly worked at North Summit High School as a custodian. Dolly and her dear husband, Ray, worked side by side at the school for 14 years. She loved everyone there and encouraged and supported all the kids in their endeavors.
Dolly loved bowling, volleyball, sewing and crocheting. She loved watching sports, especially the Jazz. She enjoyed being a homemaker and was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Her greatest treasure of all was her family. She was a wonderful example of love, kindness, service, selflessness, and faith to everyone she met.
She is survived by her son, Kent (Patsy) Simister of Las Vegas; son, Alan (Colleen) Simister of Coalville; daughter, Sharon (Lee) Eagar of Las Vegas; 15 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her loving husband; parents; brothers: Jim, Doug, John (Bunny), Samuel; and sisters: Gwen and Jane.
We would like to sincerely thank the staff of the Family Tree Assisted Living Center, Coalville Health Center, Spring Creek Dental, and her many friends and neighbors.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 11 a.m. in the Coalville Stake Center. A viewing will be held Friday, January 29, 2016 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Coalville Stake Center and on Saturday for 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the services.
Interment will be at Coalville City Cemetery.