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Ann Hull

WHITNEY, Idaho Ann K. Hull, 81, passed away peacefully on Monday, Jan. 28, 2002, at the Franklin County Nursing Home.

She was born Sept. 15, 1920, in Franklin, Idaho, the daughter of John and Belva Lowe Kirk. Ann grew up in Franklin, and after graduating from high school she moved to Salt Lake City, where she worked with Dr. Ellsworth as a dental assistant. She then moved to Preston and managed Bees Drive-in, where she met Tom. They were married Aug. 29, 1940. The marriage was later solemnized in the Logan LDS Temple. They lived in Preston and later moved to Whitney, where they have lived for 60 years. There they raised their family and developed lasting friendships.

After the children were raised she worked with her brother and his wife, Percy and Gwen Gibson, at the Maverick gas station in Hyde Park, Utah. After Maverick was sold she worked for Ransom Gas Station in Preston until her husband had a serious operation; she retired to spend more time with him and their family.

Ann served in the Relief Society, MIA and Primary organizations. She coached the Young Womens softball team and was a 4-H Club leader and was in the Ladies Boots and Saddle.

She is survived by her husband, Harold Tom Hull, who resides at The Heritage Home assisted living, Preston; three daughters: Judy Kay Orme, Springville, Va.; Mary Ann (Michael) Jepsen, Centerville, Utah; Karla Jean (Wesley) Roundy, Cache Junction, Utah; one son, Kirk Dean Butch (Barbara) Hull, Hyde Park; 17 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and by her sisters Eva Johnson, Preston; Ella Rae Henderson, Boise, Idaho; and Bonnie Deffenbach, Park City, Utah. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers, Percy (Gwen) Gibson and Ross (Lillian) Gibson and by her sister Mary (Jim) Carter.

She will be remembered for her wit and fun personality. Her grandchildren will remember her generosity and special times they spent with her. Her children will remember the strong work ethic she instilled in them.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002, at noon in the Whitney First Ward Chapel with Bishop Russell Durrant conducting. Friends may call Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Webb Funeral Home, 109 E. Oneida, Preston, and Saturday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in the Whitney Cemetery.

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