Meredith Jessop Nielsen

Colorado City, Arizona-Meredith Jessop Nielsen, 50, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020. She was born March 4, 1970, in Hildale, Utah to Martin Hyrum Jessop and Peggy Johnson Jessop. She married Ezra L Nielsen on July 11, 1994 in Hildale, Utah.

Meredith was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She made many lifelong friends from her employment at CMC Hometown Grocer and the Bank of Ephraim. Her hobbies included baking, crocheting, and movies. She loved hosting dinners and parties to bring her family together. She made every holiday memorable. She fought a long seven-year battle of cancer which finally took her from us.

She is survived by her father Hyrum, husband Ezra, her daughter Kayla Marie Anderson (Nels Anderson), her son James Elroy Nielsen(Adrianna Hammon), her daughter Arvilla Ruth Nielsen, her daughter Lenora Ruth Nielsen; her stepchildren: Fredrick(Veda), Edson, Kathryn Tess, Heber, Esther, Lemoine, Daniel and Zayden; her grandchildren: Jasper Lynn, Ashton Kade, SkylaRae; her sisters: Noreen, Liselle and Lydia; her brothers: Hyrum Jr, Fredrick, Dowanye and Sylmar. She is preceded in death by her mother Peggy Johnson Jessop.

Private funeral services will be held Sunday, March 29, 2020 in her home in Colorado City, AZ. Interment will take place at Isaac Carling Memorial Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the care of Spilsbury Mortuary, (435) 673-2454. You are welcome to sign her online guestbook at



Second Visitation




2:00 p.m.
Isaac W. Carling Memorial Park
500 Township Ave,
Colorado City, AZ 86021

Guest Book

17 Responses

  1. Our deepest condolences to Ezra and Family and to Meredith’s father, brothers and sisters. May God comfort your hearts during this most tender time. 🙏❤️

  2. Sending our condolences to your family at this difficult time. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. – The Paul Nielsen Family

  3. We love you Meredith. You have been an incredible blessing and support to our family! We will miss you tremendously!

  4. To our wonderful neighbors who we have grown to love and admire. We miss you so much in Idaho. May God Bless You all at this hard time in your life. Meredith you were an amazing lady and great example to all of us.
    Love you all so much.

  5. I will miss u a lot I can’t tell u how much you meant to me u were one of a this big family

  6. Meredith is quick to make friends, delights in her family and the people she comes in contact with, and has a girlish smile that melts my heart. While heaven celebrates her return, it leaves a hole here. Love you, Meredith. Thank you for your kind friendship.

  7. Meredith was an example of kindness and love when I knew her. I hope that her family may find comfort in this time of pain.

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