WEST JORDAN - Casey Lynne Needles left her imperfect body on June 12, 2009 to return to the loving arms of her Heavenly Father.
She was born July 17, 1978 to Burton and Bethine Needles, the sixth of eight children.
Casey grew up and attended school in Magna.
She loved swimming, fishing, hiking, camping and rooting for the BYU Cougars and the Utah Jazz.
She loved to travel and spent her last few years with her mom and dad traveling and enjoying life.
Casey was a gifted musician who loved playing the piano, guitar and singing.
She touched and blessed many lives through her expressions of compassion and understanding in her voice and musical gifts. She had a gift of loving and accepting everyone.
Casey was quick witted with a fun, contagious, yet unique sense of humor.
As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she loved her Heavenly Father and had a testimony of the gospel and relied on this testimony throughout her earthly trials.
Through Casey's many struggles, she helped many people with their battles and continues to work in the lives of those close to her, her family and friends.
Casey's 19 nieces and nep-hews were her treasures. She had a pure, unconditional love for each one and they had a special love for her that will last forever.
She is survived by parents, Burton and Bethine Needles of West Jordan; brothers, David (Debra), Tim (Jenny) and Jake; sisters, Denise (Ron) Mangum, Angie (Justin) Sant, Jenny (Derek) West and Lindsay (Chris) Bambrough.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 17, 11 a.m. at the Welby LDS Stake Center, 8841 South 4800 West. Friends and family may call on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road, and Wednesday at the church from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Interment, Helper City Cemetery.
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