Verda Carrie (Grace) Chesnut, 78, of Apache Junction Arizona passed away at home surrounded by family on July 5, 2015.

Chestnut1Verda was born in Lehi, Utah to David and Mary Grace on November 11, 1936.  She married Don Chesnut on June 16, 1954 in Carlin, Nevada.  They were sealed for time and eternity in the Mesa Arizona Temple on July 25th, 1998.  Together they raised five children and enjoyed nothing more than being with them and their extended family.  Verda was a loving wife and mother, and loyal friend.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sister Billie Compton, sisters-in-law Gay Sorenson and Peggy Laub, brothers-in-law: Veldon Dowley, Clifford Sorenson and Verdon Street.

She is survived by her husband and children: Terri (Mike) Neff, Stan (Teri) Chesnut, Don (Linette) Chesnut, Connie (Ted) De Leon and Ray (Teri) Chesnut.  Siblings: Lawrence Grace, Verla Dowley, Jay Grace and Della Adams, sisters-in-law Vickie Ricks and Colette Street.  11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints in Apache Junction beginning at 9:00 on Wednesday July 8, 2015.