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Cleao Wells McBride
Birth: Jun. 8, 1902
Cassia County
Idaho, USA
Death: Aug. 1, 2000
Davis County
Utah, USA

Cleao Wells McBride, a 98 year old Bountiful, Utah, and former longtime Burley resident died Tuesday, August 1, 2000, in Bountiful, Utah. He and his twin brother, Clinton Robert McBride, were born June 8, 1902, in Oakley, the sons of Robert Wells McBride and Edith Deseret Cummins McBride. Cleao married Fern Rose Moffett on June 7, 1928, in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple. He attended Burley schools and graduated from Burley High School on May 27, 1912. He was employed at the US Post Office in 1931, where he worked for 30 years. After retiring from postal work in July 1961, he moved his family to Mesa, Arizona. He then returned to the Mini-Cassia area in June 1965, where he worked in his son's Minico Auto Parts Rupert store for another 17 years, before retiring at the age of 80. He and his wife were honored in March 2000, as the longest married couple in Davis County (72 years) at the "Building Family Resiliency Conference." He was a devoted member of the LDS Church and faithfully served in a variety of church capacities throughout the years, including three bishoprics, 12 years on the stake high council, Sunday School teacher for 70 years, a faithful home teacher, temple worker in the St. George Temple, and served a full time mission with his wife in the Fresno California Mission. He loved music, sports and reading. Survivors include his wife, Fern of Bountiful, Utah; 11 children, Ramon McBride of Burley, Richard McBride of Tempe, Arizona, Earl McBride of Kaysville, Utah, Rosemary Hoggan of Washington, Utah, Ruth Budge of St. George, Utah, Jay McBride of Rupert, Gerald McBride of Prescott, Arizona, Rex McBride of California, Karma Smith of West Jordan, Utah, Janell Jenkins of Liberty, Missouri, and Sherrie Gardner of Bountiful, Utah; his twin brother, Clifton McBride of St. George, Utah; a sister, Norma Gunderson of Salt Lake City, Utah; 45 grandchildren; and 61 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, and five brothers and sisters. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 5, 2000, at the Burley LDS Stake Center, with Bishop Allan Perren, officiating. Burial will follow at the Pleasant View Cemetery in Burley. Friends may call at Payne Mortuary at 221 W. Main in Burley, from 6-8 p.m. Friday, and prior to the funeral form 1-1:45 p.m. Saturday at the church. The family suggests that those who wish may make memorials to the Primary Children's Medical Center Foundation, P. O. Box 58249, Salt Lake City, Utah 84158-0249.

Times News-Twin Falls, Idaho, Page C-2, August 3, 2000
Family links: 
  Robert Wells McBride (1877 - 1961)
  Edith Deseret Cummins McBride (1875 - 1969)
  Fern Rose Moffett McBride (1912 - 2006)
  Richard Lee McBride (1930 - 2006)*
  Jay Leonard McBride (1939 - 2012)*
  Francis Sarah McBride Phillips McMurray (1893 - 1972)*
  Zetha Urilda McBride McDonald (1900 - 1924)*
  Cleao Wells McBride (1902 - 2000)
  Clifton Robert McBride (1902 - 2004)*
  Afton Alverda McBride Long (1903 - 1987)*
  Melnot LaVaughn McBride (1908 - 1969)*
  Kaarman Elmo McBride (1912 - 1998)*
  Norma Deseret McBride Gunderson (1914 - 2007)*
*Calculated relationship
Pleasant View Cemetery
Cassia County
Idaho, USA
Plot: Blk 59 Lot 1 Sp 1
Maintained by: J Jenkins
Originally Created by: D Scott
Record added: Oct 10, 2008
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Cleao Wells McBride
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Cleao Wells McBride
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Cleao Wells McBride
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