Funeral services for Marjory Foote Grabbert will be Saturday, July 27 at 10 a.m. at the Burlington Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Marjory, 93, died July 19 at Spirit Mountain Hospice House in Cody after suffering a severe stroke a week ago.
She was born Aug. 8, 1919, at Manderson, the daughter of William Arthur and Eliza Lavina Leithead Foote. She was raised in Lovell, graduated from Lovell High School, and attended business school in Salt Lake City.
She married Harry “Smokey” Grabbert in Lovell on Jan. 21, 1945.
Marjory worked in the Big Horn County Clerk’s office before her marriage and was elected to one term as Big Horn County Clerk, serving from 1943-1946.
Marjory worked hard all of her life and took on any project handed to her. She was a gracious woman with a wonderful smile who loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, and enjoyed being with her friends.
She was a member of the Burlington LDS Church and served in the Relief Society. She was also a member of the Emblem Community Club.
Her parents, infant son Jay, son Joel in 1985 and her husband “Smokey” in 1986 preceded Marjory in death.
She is survived by her daughter, Kay (David) Neves of Emblem, her son Dave (Ellen) Grabbert of Cody; one sister, Anneta Ryan of Mesa, Ariz.; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Burial will be in the Emblem Cemetery. A luncheon for family and friends will be held at the Burlington LDS Church following the grave dedication.