Alice Jeannette Mattingly Christensen, our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and teacher passed away on March 16, 2019 at the age of 79 in Salt Lake City, Utah at 8:08 AM. Alice was born January 27,1940 to Charles Ray and Jennie Alvera Berg Mattingly at Holy Cross Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. Alice was an inquisitive child and learned to read from her older sister, Charlene before starting school. Her love of learning and reading was a great asset throughout her life. she graduated from Emery High School Valedictorian and continued her education at the University of Utah where she graduated with a masters degree in Special Education. Alice taught for many years at Highland High School and various other schools touching the lives of many of her students and their families. Even after retirement she continued her love of teaching finding great joy in her students accomplishments. Alice passed peacefully in her sleep surrounded by her family and friends. Alice is survived by her children: Thomas Christensen, Alice Keller, Vesta, Lycan, Tammy Rodriguez, Grace Marshall, Jordan Christensen. Grandchildren: TJ Christensen, Cory Christensen, Christopher Christensen, Phillip Christensen, Anna Christensen, Angela Brummett, Tyler Keller, Corianna Solorio, Ryan Slaymaker, Jordan Slaymaker, Arturo Rodriguez, Aaron Rodriguez, Johnathan Rodriguez, Steven Marshall, Joseph Marshall, Nephi Marshall, Michael Marshall, Ann Marshall, Esther Marshall. Great grandkids: Zowie Cook, Dorian Cook, Memory Cook, Shael-Marie Cook, Treven Brummette, Tristen Brummette, Treyden Brummette, Jazmyn Brummette, Yurriah Montgomery, Maryann Montgomery, Miley Rodriguez, Mila Rodriguez, Sachel Rodriguez, Aaron Rodriguez, Salvador Rodriguez, Marlisa Rodriguez.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 20th 2019 at 1844 West Parkway Boulevard, West Valley City, Utah at 1:00 PM. Friends may call on Tuesday, March 19th 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM and one hour prior at the place of service. Interment will be at the Bountiful City Cemetery on 2224 South 200 West in Bountiful, Utah