Our beloved mother, Rula Jane Kunz Broadbent Jessop, passed from this life on June 8, 2015, at 80 years of age. Rula Jane was born November 1, 1934, in Murray, Utah, to Morris Quincy Kunz and Ellen May Halliday Kunz.
She married David J. Broadbent on September 9, 1951. Together Rula Jane and David were blessed with 10 children. The family lost their loving father on July 14, 1970. Two years later, Rula Jane married Joseph S. Jessop on May 26, 1972, and was blessed with three more children.
Rula Jane enjoyed camping with her family, a good movie, root beer floats, Fig Newtons, and Taco Time.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Samuel; daughter, Audrey; both her husbands; and many family members. She is survived by her children, Christopher (Cindy), Mathew (Catherine), Sally (Niemann), Jeremiah, Timothy (Janet), Nathan (Holly), Daniel Dutson (son-in-law), Hyrum (Shaella), David (Lenora), Raymond (Ruth), Marcus (Lynn), Julie (Hyrum); and many brothers and sisters.
- Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 13, at 1 p.m. at the Hurricane LDS Stake Center, 677 S. 700 West, Hurricane.
- A visitation will be held Friday, June 12, from 6-8 p.m. at Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S. Bluff, St. George, and also Saturday, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. prior to services at the Stake Center.
- Interment will take place in the Isaac Carling Memorial Park, Colorado City, Arizona.
Arrangements have been made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, 435-673-2454.