Barbara Gai Excell Marshall, 85, passed away at her home in Sandy on October 8, 2020. She was born August 21, 1935 in Panguitch to James Henry and Hilma Talbot Excell. She married Donald Ephraim Marshall on February 25, 1955 in the St. George Temple.
A member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Barbara served as president of the ward Relief Society, Primary and Young Women’s organizations. She and her husband served a mission together in Nauvoo, Illinois. She was active in the community as well, serving as president of the PTA, a member of Daughters of Utah Pioneers and volunteered at the Church History Museum in Salt Lake City.
Barbara is survived by her husband; children: Michele (Kay) Shurtz, Lehi; Melonie (Gene) Anderson, Sandy; Jim Marshall, Lehi; Rhett (Stephanie) Marshall, Riverton; 20 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; siblings: Dick (Jan) Excell, Panguitch; Max (Glenda) Excell, Preston, ID; Evan (Nicki) Excell, Washington City; Sue (Bruce) Douglas, Richfield; Greg (Jane) Excell, Panguitch. Preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 12:00 Noon in the Panguitch 3rd Ward Chapel, 550 S 100 W. As per church guidelines, attendees should wear masks and practice social distancing. Burial will be in the Panguitch City Cemetery directly after funeral services. Live streaming of the services (or view at a later date) and online guestbook can be found at www.maglebymortuary.com under Barbara’s obituary. Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti.