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Melva Williams Anderson
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Birth: Oct. 17, 1902
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Death: Aug. 12, 1996
Morro Bay
San Luis Obispo County
California, USA


Melva Williams Anderson passed away on August 12, 1996 in Morro Bay, California.

Born October 17, 1902 in Salt Lake City to Albert Ralston Williams and Jessie Knight Thorn Williams. She married John Lorain Anderson June 16, 1926. He passed away in 1965. She lived in the vicinity of Seventh South and First West from birth until 1989.

Mrs. Anderson lived in the original 4th Ward all of her life until 1993, when she moved to Cambria, California to live with her daughter. She loved to do all kinds of sewing and needlework and made quilts for all of her children, grandchildren and great-grand-children. She was a worker in the Salt Lake Temple for 18 years. She served in the Relief Society organizations as homemaking leader and counselor for many years.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Joan Anderson Nielsen. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Marjorie and Hamilton Wilson, Cambria, Calif.; a son-in-law, Dean F. Nielsen of Roy; seven grandchildren, James Wilson, Claremont, Calif.; Marcille Turner, Lacey, Wash.; Elizabeth Cooley, Providence, Utah; John Wilson, Renton, Wash.; Shauna Manwill, Paradise, Calif.; Joseph Wilson, Canyon Country, Calif.; Michael Nielsen, Reno, Nev.; 26 great-grand-children.

Services will be held Saturday, August 17, 1996, at Deseret Memorial Mortuary, 36 East 700 South, at 10 a.m. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Friday, and one hour prior to services. Interment will be at Salt Lake City Cemetery.

Deseret News Thursday, August 15, 1996 Obituary
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  John Lorain Anderson (1899 - 1965)
Salt Lake City Cemetery
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Plot: WEST_14_37_2E
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Record added: May 18, 2010
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Melva <i>Williams</i> Anderson
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