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Marjorie Edytha Lessley Pettit
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Birth: Jul. 1, 1913
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Death: Jan. 20, 2001

Marjorie Edytha Lessley Pettit, age 87, passed away January 20, 2001.

She was born July 1, 1913 in Salt Lake City, UT to Edger M. and Emma Appell Lessley. Married Melvin A. Pettit Sept 11, 1937 in Salt Lake City. He preceded her in death April 10, 1983, and by a son, Stephen, April 20, 2000.

She devoted her whole life to the service of others as an accomplished organist in the Jordan River LDS Temple, piano instructor, mother, homemaker, grand-mother, great-grandmother, and many positions in the Relief Society of the LDS church. She was an accomplished seamstress and quilt maker. Each of her grandchildren received handmade quilts for their weddings.

Survived by sons and daughters, Howard M. (Carol), Donald (Dorothy), daughter-in-law Sylvia, Mary (David) Jager, Melvin (Christine), Ruth (Leo) Kader; 22 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.

Services will be Wed. Jan 24, 2001, 12 noon, River LDS 8th Ward chapel, 1300 W. 7350 S. Friends may call Tues. 68 p.m. at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 S. State St. and Wed. at the church, 1111:45 a.m. Interment, Wasatch Lawn.

published in Deseret News - January 22, 2001 
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  Melvin A Pettit (1908 - 1983)*
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Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
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Record added: Aug 24, 2012
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Marjorie Edytha <i>Lessley</i> Pettit
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