BETH P. ALDER, age 89, a resident of Irving, Texas for 29 years, died Thursday, October 1, 2009 at her home.
She was born January 16, 1920 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Thomas W. Powell, Jr. and Ireta Miller Powell. Beth was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Irving.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Howard D. Alder; son, Duane B. Alder; and sister, Afton Maw. Survivors include her son, Howard C. Alder of Florida; daughters, Diane Hall and husband Bob of Irving, Wendy A. Patrick of Arlington and Paula D. Macroglou of North Carolina; twelve grandchildren, Tracy, Shawn, Dawn, Shane, Amy, Aaron, Adam, Lindsay, Michelle, Melissa, James and Stacy; thirteen great grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Betty Alder; and sister-in-law, Ilene Lusby of Maryland.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral service will be held 3:00 p.m., Monday, October 5, 2009 at Donnelly’s Colonial Funeral Home Chapel with Bishop James Lamb officiating. Interment will be in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.