Aug. 20, 1925 – Sept. 7, 2011
Pearl Moody Asay died at the age of 86 on Sept. 7, 2011, in Cedar City, Utah. She was born Aug. 20, 1925, in Penrose, Wyo., to John Franklin Moody and Judith Maud Mangus Moody, the eighth of nine siblings.
She married Carm Monroe Hampton in 1941 in Red Lodge, Mont. They had three children: Charles Clayton Hampton, Kathy Lee Hersey and Carl Jay Hampton. Carm and Pearl divorced in 1948 and she married Evan Hatch Asay on Dec. 1, 1951. Evan and Pearl and their children were sealed in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple in 1957.
Pearl has always been active serving in the LDS Church. Evan and Pearl served a mission to British Columbia, as well as a mission in the Mesa, Ariz., Temple and the St. George, Utah, Temple. After their children were raised, Evan and Pearl moved from Lovell to St. George, Utah.
Evan preceded her in death January 1988. She is survived by her three children; one brother Wendell Moody; 14 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sept. 12, 2011, in St. George, Utah. Arrangements were entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, (435) 673-4221. Visit the website at www.metcalfmortuary.com for condolences, complete obituary and funeral listings.