Marie Kersher Smith, a beloved friend to many, graduated from this life and returned to her Heavenly Father on November 16, 2021. She was born October 18,1945, to William Lonnie Kersher and Dolores Marie Kersher.
She married John Smith on August 7, 1966 and was later sealed for time and all eternity on December 8, 1972. They were happily married for 23 years before John’s passing in 1989. Marie was able to find love again and married Walter Moore on October 6, 1990. They enjoyed 24 years of marriage together.
Marie is preceded in death by her parents, William and Dolores, her first husband John, and her second husband Walter.
Marie was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day saints and was devoted to her faith. She enjoyed her calling as church librarian and her various other callings she had throughout the years. She enjoyed listening to The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square and requested to listen to them on her last days here on Earth.
Marie was known for organizing game nights for her friends and she loved to play any type of card or board game. She also enjoyed writing letters to her many, many friends. She made sure to keep in touch with all of those who made an impact on her life. Her kindness, love, and compassion will truly be missed by all who knew her.
A viewing will be held Tuesday, November 23rd, 2021, from 9:00 -9:45 AM with funeral services following at 10:00 AM at Taylorsville 10th Ward Chapel (4950 South 1950 West) Taylorsville, UT 84129. Interment will be at Goshen Town Cemetery.
Marie was my walking partner we enjoyed our walks together and afterwards we would sit down and talked about our families and friends and when we were yoher she was like my mother I will miss our walks and her, can’t complain .
Thank you for being a good friend Marie
You were my first friend in GIGC and someone I always loved seeing. Wishing you joy and peace in your next life. 🤗❤️🙏
I had the privilege of working with Marie for a number of years. She has a place in my heart as one of the kindest, sweetest women I’ve ever known.
Ms. Marie. I am very blessed to have known you! I will see you on the other side!! Save a place for me!! “It’s not good bye - it’s I will see ya soon!”
I loved the times I spent with Marie. Whenever I asked her how she was doing, she always answered, “Can’t complain. “ Until her last few weeks, I never did hear her complain. She was positive, loving and always grateful. … I’ll miss our cousin lunches.
Marie, you are going to be missed by so many. You are loved on both sides veil. Love you so much.