April 7, 1930 - January 29, 2015
Our loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and neighbor, Novella Espinosa Woodbury, 84, passed away peacefully on January 29, 2015. Novella was born on April 7, 1930 in Sanford, Colorado to Ben and Clea Espinosa. She was raised and educated in Sanford with her brothers, Howard and Lyle. Following her high school graduation she attended Brigham Young University, where she met her husband Ed Woodbury. They were sealed for time and eternity in the Manti Temple on September 11, 1950. Novella was a faithful and active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving in Primary and Relief Society. She took hundreds of meals to neighbors and those in need. Novella also loved to bake peanut butter cookies for Young Women’s camp and everyone else she came into contact with. She enjoyed many family vacations with Ed and their children. Novella loved to read. She retired from ZCMI after many years of service, to care for her mother, Clea Espinosa. Survived by her husband, Ed Woodbury; children: Jeanne (Howard) Brandon, Alan Woodbury, Brian (Lisa) Woodbury; grandchildren: Jacob (Angie) Brandon, Stacey (Richard) Sanderson, Ben Brandon, Linda Woodbury, Mark Woodbury, Aaron (April) Woodbury, Ashley (Brad) Neese; great-grandchildren: Ericha, Alysha and Brayden; brothers: Howard (Margo) Espinosa and Lyle Espinosa; nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, Ben and Clea Espinosa. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at the Sharon Park 3rd Ward, 200 East 200 North, Orem, Utah. Friends may call at the church from 9:30-10:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment, Orem City Cemetery. Condolences may be sent online at www.bergmortuary.com. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Missionary Fund.
Our loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and neighbor, Novella Espinosa Woodbury, 84, passed away peacefully on January 29, 2015. Novella was born on April 7, 1930 in Sanford, Colorado to Ben and Clea Espinosa.... View Obituary & Service Information
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