Bertha Tuckett 1925 ~ 2009 Bertha Jean Whitehead Tuckett, our dear sweet wife, mother and grandmother, passed away suddenly and painlessly on May 20, 2009. She was born in Murray, Utah on December 12, 1925 to Wilford E.and Dagmar Julia Aamodt Whitehead. Married James Holden Tuckett December 29, 1945 in Elko, Nevada and sealed to her eternal companion and sweetheart August 14, 1947 in the Salt Lake Temple. She was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and had a strong testimony of the gospel. She served in many church callings and especially loved teaching Sunday School to the twelve year olds. She was involved for many years with the Utah Association of the Blind. Her inability to see never stopped her from living life to its fullest. She had a fiery personality and loved to talk and tell stories. She used her vivid imagination to make up stories to tell her children and grandchildren. She was known for her sense of humor. She was a compassionate listener and always willing to be a friend. She made friends where ever she went. She loved to knit and shared that talent with many. She made many beautiful items for friends, family and charities. Above all she loved her husband, Holden. They have had the ideal marriage, it has been an example to her family. She loved her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her family was always the most important thing in her life. She is survived by her husband, James Holden Tuckett; 6 children: James W. Tuckett (Becky), Claudia Call (Dale), Kathie Hancock (Don), Jack E. Tuckett (Dinah), Colleen Hansen (Jed) and Karla Winks (Ron); 28 grandchildren; 89 great grandchildren; and her brother, Wilford Elmer (Bill) Whitehead. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 27, 2009, 11:00 a.m. at the Jordan 5th Ward, 3920 West 4145 South. A viewing will be held Tuesday, May 26, 2009, 6-8 p.m. at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road and Wednesday at the church, 10-10:45 a.m. Interment, Valley View Memorial Park.