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George Ova Massey, Sr
Birth: Oct. 14, 1884
Boone County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 28, 1960
Uintah County
Utah, USA

George is the son of John Delmar Massey, Sr. and Cynthia Frances (Jarrell) Massey. He married Elizabeth Maud (Orgill) Massey, September 19, 1906 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
They had 11 children:
Evylen Massey,
Elva Massey,
Golda Massey,
George Ova Massey, Jr.,
Ira W. Massey,
Ferrel A. Massey,
Arthella Massey,
Floyd L. Massey,
Julian Ammon Massey, Sr.,
Valda D. Massey
Ezabella R Massey.
Funeral Rites August 31 Honor George Massey.
Transcribed from original Obituary Vernal Express by Rhonda

Funeral services for George O. Massey, 76, were conducted Wednesday of last week in the Naples Ward Chapel. he died Sunday, August 29 at 1:30 p.m. in Uintah County hospital after a long illness.

Prayer at the mortuary was offered by DeVere Carroll. Prelude and postlude music was played by Mrs. Jerry Carroll.

Opening prayer was by Ralph Olsen followed by remarks by Bishop Orlo Goodrich. The Naples choir sang "I Know That My Redeemer Lives," and the first speaker was Harmon S. Sowards. Kathy Cundick rendered a violin solo "A Perfect Day, accompanied by Dorothy Jolley.

Second speaker was LaVell Manwaring and the closing song was a vocal duet "Lead Me Gently Home" by Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Caldwell accompanied by Kathy Caldwell. Closing prayer was offered by Birchell Goodrich.

Burial was in the Vernal Memorial Park Cemetery with dedication of the grave by Van Massey. Pallbearers were his six ons, George O Massey, Jr., Ira W. Massey, Farrel A. Massey, Floyd L. Massey, Julian A. Massey and Valda D. Massey.

He was born October 14, 1883 in Boone County, West Virginia to John D. and Cynthia Jarrell Massey. He spent his early life in Colorado and moved to Utah at the age of 20.

He married Elizabeth Maud Orgill, September 19, 1906 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He was a farmer and rancher in Jensen for many years. He served as a local missionary for the LDS Church and held an office in the Seventies Quorum.

Survivors include his widow and the following sons and daughters, George O., Jr., Springville, Farrel A., Provo, Ira W., Floyd L., Julian A., Valda D., Mrs. Taft (Evelyn) McNaughton, Mrs. DeVere (Golda) Carroll, Vernal, Mrs. Richard (Arthella) Pierson, Mrs. Gordon (Illela) McKinlay, Los Angeles, Mrs. Enoch (Elva) Stewart, Murray, 33 grandchildren, six brothers and four sisters.

-Vernal Express, August 31, 1960
Family links: 
  John Delmar Massey (1858 - 1920)
  Cynthia Frances Jarrell Massey (1864 - 1957)
  Elizabeth Maud Orgill Massey (1884 - 1980)
  Evelyn Massey McNaughton (1907 - 1998)*
  Elva Massey Stewart (1909 - 2000)*
  Golda Isabell Massey Carroll (1910 - 2014)*
  George Orgill Massey (1912 - 2006)*
  Ira W Massey (1914 - 1990)*
  Ferrel Alvin Massey (1917 - 2005)*
  Arthella Massey Pierson (1919 - 1997)*
  Julian Ammon Massey (1926 - 1987)*
  Valda Dez Massey (1928 - 2012)*
  Illela Maud Rae Massey McKinlay (1931 - 2012)*
  Ira Delmore Massey (1880 - 1952)*
  Elbin Lee Massey (1882 - 1882)*
  George Ova Massey (1884 - 1960)
  Lewis Fry Donnelly Massey (1886 - 1981)*
  Lois Viola Massey Pope (1888 - 1937)*
  John Norval Massey (1890 - 1963)*
  Charles "Millard" Massey (1892 - 1969)*
  Arthur Scotty Massey (1894 - 1970)*
  Jessie Massey Wall (1896 - 1967)*
  Susie Massey (1896 - 1896)*
  Sewell Massey (1899 - 1978)*
  Annie "Merle" Massey Ross (1902 - 2003)*
  Everett Earl Massey (1905 - 1978)*
  Hazel Massey Gurr (1908 - 1985)*
  Thelma Massey Whitney (1910 - 1974)*
*Calculated relationship
Vernal Memorial Park
Uintah County
Utah, USA
Plot: GRV11491 Vernal BP43.00 L1 S1 Lot 1
Created by: Gary Mowrey
Record added: Aug 19, 2006
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