Wanda Bissell Jex October 12, 1929 - November 17, 2021

Wanda Bissell Jex, age 92, of Spanish Fork, Utah, passed away after a life well-lived.  She was born October 12, 1929, in the home of her Grandpa Hauser, the seventh child of Maurice J. Bissell and Flora Hauser Bissell.  Her childhood was spent in Payson, Utah, where she attended Peteetneet Elementary and Payson High School, graduating with the Class of 1947.

She met Joseph Eugene (Gene) Jex in Spanish Fork, Utah, April 15, 1947. They were married June 25, 1949, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Gene passed away February 22, 1996. They were sealed together, April 10, 1998, for time and eternity.

Wanda enjoyed serving as a PTA President; and she was active in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, with callings in the Primary, Young Women, and Relief Society – her favorite calling being Chorister in the Primary.

She is survived by her son, Joe Jex; and daughter, Susan Armstrong; as well as grandchildren: Craig (Wendy Ann) Jex of Compton, California; Preston (Jody) Jex of Spanish Fork, Utah; Cassidy Jex of Spanish Fork, Utah; Riley Jex of Spanish Fork, Utah; Justin Armstrong of Santaquin, Utah; Lindee Armstrong of Payson, Utah; Eric Armstrong of Santaquin, Utah; Carly (Austin) Bylund and Haley Miller of Springville, Utah. She is also survived by great-grandchildren: Alisha Jex, Hayden Jex, Carson Jex, Dylan Armstrong, Mack Armstrong, Kayden Armstrong, London Armstrong, Karson Farnsworth, Gracie Miller, Hadley Miller, Emily Jex, Conner Jex, Bradly Jex, Luke Bylund, and Kate  Bylund.  Additionally survived by her sisters: Anna Anderson of Phoenix, Arizona; Barbara (Harry) Collard of South Jordan, Utah; her brother, Lynn Bissell of Murray, Utah.  She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gene; sons, Richard (Dickey) and Kevin; her sisters: Edna, Rae, JoAnn, Wilda, and Ziska; and a brother, John; as well as grandsons, Tory Armstrong and Cory Jex.

There will be a viewing Monday morning, November 29, 2021, from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. at Walker Funeral Home, 187 South Main Street, Spanish Fork, Utah 84660.  Funeral services for family and close friends, only, (due to Co-Vid), will follow viewing and will begin at 12:00 Noon, at the funeral home.  Interment will take place at Spanish Fork City Cemetery, 420 South 400 East, Spanish Fork, Utah 84660

Wanda’s family would like to express sincere thanks to Beehive Home of Santaquin; and, to Kori Verwer and iCare Hospice for their loving attentive care of her.

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Monday morning, November 29, 2021
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Walker Funeral Home
187 South Main Street
Spanish Fork, Utah 84660

Funeral Service

(for family and close friends, only, due to Co-Vid)
Monday, November 29, 2021
12:00 Noon
Walker Funeral Home
187 South Main Street
Spanish Fork, Utah 84660


Monday afternoon, November 29, 2021
(following Funeral Service)
Spanish Fork City Cemetery
420 South 400 East
Spanish Fork, Utah 84660


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    Kathleen Swapp says

    Susan and Joe, I’m so sorry your Mom has passed but we know she’s so happy to be with Gene and my Mom and Dad and all the family and friends she’s missed. She was such a sweetheart and I loved visiting her with my Dad. Love you guys!

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    Laurie Sabin says

    Such a Beautiful and loving lady I will miss her. May she fly with the angels.

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    Gloria E Huff says

    My heart aches for you. We only get one Mom and best friend. Although I can just imagine her greeting in Heaven! You lived in a great neighborhood but sadly it’s disappearing. Your Mom and Dad, Doug and Christie, Darrell and Betty, Russ and Mae Hammond just to name a few. So hard to lose so many amazing people. I hope your happy memories will bring you some peace at this hard time. Healing hugs sent to you. You are loved.

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    Alan Fullmer says

    I am sorry for your loss, she was a Great Lady.
    She was my Mothers Sister -in Law, I am Alan L. Fullmer.
    I would Love to hear from you guys , so we can catch up on life.
    I live in Mesquite NV..
    I won’t be able to attend the Service , but we will be thinking of all of you.
    If you could contact me it would be great. You can call at (801)310-5682 or E-Mail me at alfullmer@cut.net

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