KENILWORTH - Marbie Joy Rudman Baysinger, age 73, passed Dec. 27, 2008 at Utah Valley Hospital in Provo.
She was born in Scofield on Sept. 2, 1935 to John and Dona Green Rudman. Marbie married Doyle Blackham and they were blessed with five children prior to their divorce. She later married John Baysinger and they also divorced.
Marbie was a lifelong resident of Carbon County, where she truly enjoyed the outdoors, camping and talking about the good old days in Scofield.
She was an active member of the Pythian Sisters, where she served as grand chief.
She loved to travel, crochet, and never missed a chance to play Bingo.Â
Marbie was a woman of great strength and beauty and, in 1988, she graduated from the College of Eastern Utah with her associate's.Â
She will be dearly missed by her family and a community of friends.
She is survived by her children, Johnny (Laurette) Blackham, East Carbon; Kari (David) Pilling, Kenilworth; Jody (Nora) Blackham, Kenilworth; Jaime (Elaine) Blackham, Price; Kelly (Victor) Romero, Price; sisters, Doreene Chavez and Judy Rudman, both of Kenilworth; 36 grandchildrenÂ and 53 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents; brother, Victor Rudman; and grandson, Cody Romero.
Graveside service, Friday, Jan. 2, 2009, 11:30 a.m., Scofield Cemetery.Â Friends are welcome to join the family at Mitchell Funeral Home Thursday, Jan. 1, from 3 to 5: p.m. in the afternoon and Friday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.Â