Our beloved mother, grandmother, sister and wife Alice Fay Massey Gilley passed away at her home in West Jordan, Utah on Sunday, October 6, 2019 with her loved ones at her bed side.
She was born on March 5, 1944 in Hansford, West Virginia, daughter of Luther Carl Massey and Leola Dyer Massey.
She is survived by her husband Donald Edward Gilley, Sr.; son Donald Edward (Ann) Gilley, Jr; daughter Hailey Joe (Jace) Bitton; granddaughters Dominique (Shawn) Rizzo, Marissa Gilley, Samantha Johnson, Taelor Johnson, Kylee Broussard, Brenna Broussard; two great-grandsons Emerson Anderson, Roman Rizzo; siblings William Lee (Bill) Massey and Mamie Louise (Ray) Crane.
Preceded in death by her parents; sister Hattie; brothers Lorenzo (Buddy) and Roger Massey.
She married Donald Edward Gilley on June 24, 1961 in Salt Lake City, Utah; marriage later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on January 14, 1975.
She was an avid housewife. If “cleanliness was next to Godliness”, she was a Goddess in her own right.
She dearly loved her husband and family. She gave selflessly to others. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Funeral services will be held Friday, October 11th, 11:00 a.m., at Westland 2nd Ward building, 7171 South 2700 West. Viewings will be held Thursday, October 10th, 6-8:00 p.m. at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road and prior to services at the church from 9:30-10:45 a.m. Interment, West Jordan City Cemetery.