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Lauretta Henry Merkley
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Birth: Sep. 23, 1890
Uintah County
Utah, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1974
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA


Funeral services for Lauretta Merkley, 83, of Salt Lake City, who died in a rest home in that city April 12, were held Tuesday in the Naples Ward Chapel.

She was born September 23, 1890 in Vernal to James B. and Mary Frances Brown Murray Merkley, July 23, 1910 in Vernal. The marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

Survivors: sons, daughters, Earl, Salt Lake City; Lynn, Ogden; Ezra B., Mrs. Floy (Hilda) Reynolds, Mrs. Grant (Dora) Ottley, Mrs. Ace (Lois) Walker, Mrs. LeRoy (Grace) Oaks, Mrs. Boyd (Mary) Price, all of Vernal; 42 grandchildren; 76 great-grandchildren; seven; seven great-great-grandchildren; brother, sister, Merrill, Salt Lake City, Bertha Armstrong, Milford.

Burial was in the Vernal Memorial Park Cemetery.

Vernal Express, April 18, 1974, transcribed by Rhonda Holton

Lauretta, number six child born to Mary Frances Brown and James Barnum Henry.

She has always been lively, full of fun and friendly. She attended elementary and High School in Vernal, Utah. She was active in sports. She married Murray Merkley July 23, 1910.

To this union were born eight children. One daughter, Mary Merkley died in 2004.

Children not listed below: Dora Merkley Ottley and Lois Merkley 
Family links: 
  James Barnum Henry (1852 - 1932)
  Mary Frances Brown Henry (1857 - 1944)
  Samuel Murray Merkley (1890 - 1964)*
  Hilda Merkley Hatch (1911 - 1999)*
  Dora Merkley Ottley (1913 - 1989)*
  Earl Henry Merkley (1915 - 1977)*
  Grace M Merkley Oaks (1920 - 2001)*
  Mary Merkley Price (1927 - 2004)*
  James Calvin Henry (1879 - 1901)*
  Sarah "Priscilla" Henry Lewis (1881 - 1950)*
  Albert Monroe Henry (1882 - 1946)*
  Emma Mae Henry Holfeltz (1884 - 1918)*
  Frances Mary Henry (1887 - 1898)*
  Lauretta Henry Merkley (1890 - 1974)
  Merrell Henry (1894 - 1975)*
  Bartlett Henry (1895 - 1897)*
*Calculated relationship
Vernal Memorial Park
Uintah County
Utah, USA
Created by: Rhonda
Record added: Apr 06, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18796797
Lauretta <i>Henry</i> Merkley
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Lauretta <i>Henry</i> Merkley
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Lauretta <i>Henry</i> Merkley
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Never to be forgotten!(The maternal grandmother of The wife of my 2nd cousin).
- Gary Mowrey
 Added: Apr. 1, 2016

- Ryan D. Curtis
 Added: Sep. 6, 2014

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