Our sweet mother, Nelda Shepherd Sleight, returned home to our father in heaven, February 28, 2019. She is free from all her earthly cares and pain. Our mother was raised in Sharon, Idaho. She married Grant Sleight in the Salt Lake Temple on March 15, 1944.
Mother loved quilting, and made many beautiful quilts for all her family. Mother served in Relief Society for 5 years. She loved to bake and made homemade bread, and her pies were the best around. Mother loved to camp and going to Yuma every year.
Mother had 14 grandchildren, and 35 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her sister Doris Shepherd and her parents, Lawrence and Hazel Shepherd. She is survived by her husband Grant, Daughters Karen, Linda, and Debbie. Her son McKay and her brother Warren, and sister Veneda.
Funeral services will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Montpelier 5th Ward at 12:00 pm Saturday, March 9, 2019 with a viewing prior to services from 11:00 - 11:45 am. A viewing will be held Friday, March 8th at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Montpelier 5th Ward from 7:00 – 8:00 pm.