Brigham City – Our loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend; Nancy Benson Whitaker, 69, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at Ogden Regional Medical Center from a massive stroke.\n\nNancy was born on June 11, 1950 in Logan, Utah, a daughter of Morse and Francese Hunsaker Benson.\n\nShe graduated from Box Elder High School in 1968.\n\nNancy married Larry J. Whitaker on January 11, 1969 in Willard, Utah. Their marriage was solemnized in the Logan Temple on July 29, 1975.\n\nShe was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently a member of the Brigham City 14th Ward.\n\nNancy was a medical assistant at Brigham Medical Clinic. She retired in February 2013. She was a member of the CMA, served as State President and was secretary for the Utah Young Homemakers.\n\nShe loved crocheting, her yard and planting flowers. She also enjoyed traveling, reading, camping, and especially deer hunting. She loved being with her grandchildren and her family.\n\nSurviving is her husband, Larry; 4 children, Kyle (Angie); Lancer; Matt (Rose); Nicole (Odell); 14 grandchildren, one great granddaughter; her mother, Francese Dowdle; five siblings, Liz ( Mike) Warden; Linda Andrew; Allen (Shelly) Dowdle; Kathy Benson and Brenda Benson.\n\nShe was met by her father, Morse (Carol), her second father, Leroy Dowdle, three grandchildren and one great granddaughter, two sisters, Kris Zundel and Tracy Benson.\n\nDrive by viewing will be held on Friday, May 8, 2020 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 E 200 S., Brigham City. Please use the 600 East entrance.\n\nBecause of Covid19, the funeral service will be private on Saturday, May 9th, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. with a live broadcast on Gillies Funeral Chapel website – www.gfc-utah.com. Find the obituary for Nancy, find the tab “Tributes”, this will show a link for the live stream.\n\nInterment will be in the Honeyville City Cemetery.