Nola Batty Kendall, age 85, passed away on January 30, due to a stroke. She was born July 1, 1931 in Wallsburg, Utah to Dan and Bessie Batty. She moved to Vernal after her 8th grade year and graduated from Uintah High in 1949. She enjoyed sewing and drama and was the president of the thespain club. She met Karl Kendall at BYU and they were married in the Logan Temple on August 23, 1950. She was blessed with 6 sons and a daughter, Keith, Bruce, Rodney. Karen, Tracy, Boyd, and Spencer. They have 31 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren whom she loved dearly. Shortly after their children were raised Karl's sister Dorothy died and they finished raising her 7 children, Dawn, Grethen, Rakel, Rajene, Rand, Jared and Jeremiah Johnson. In 1996 they were called to serve in the Washington DC Temple mission. They enjoyed serving as temple workers in the Vernal Temple for 13 years and continue to attend the temple 4 days a week for many more years and thoroughly enjoyed it. She was a member of the Daughter of the Utah Pioneers. She devoted her life to raising her children, nieces and nephews. She served in many positions in the church and loved the gospel of Jesus Christ and had a strong testimony of it. Funeral service will be conducted on Friday, February 3, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Vernal 1st Ward Chapel (475 West 100 South), A viewing for family and friends will be Thursday from 6-8 PM at the Blackburn Vernal Mortuary and Friday from 12:45-1:45 prior to the services at the Chapel. Burial will follow; services are under the direction of Blackburn Vernal Mortuary.