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Rita May Behunin Alvey
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Birth: Aug. 3, 1909
Wayne County
Utah, USA
Death: Mar. 19, 1994
Utah County
Utah, USA

Orem Rita May Behunin Alvey, 84, of Orem, died Saturday, March 19, 1994 at the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo, of natural causes.

She was born August 3, 1909 in Fruita, Utah a daughter of Isaac Martin and Julia Ellen Cook Behunin. She married George M. Alvey, Dec. 28, 1933 in Richfield, Utah. The marriage was later solemnized in the St. George LDS Temple. She was a member of the Mt. Timapnogos 2nd Ward where she had been active the Relief Society.

She was a talented seamstress and interior decorator. She enjoyed gardening. She was a granddaughter of Isaac Cutler Behunin who was sent by Brigham Young to colonize the Capitol Reef area.

Surviving are her husband of Orem; one son and one daughter. Leon B. Alvey, San Francisco, Calif.; Mrs James (Yuvonne) Nixdorf, North Ogden; two grandchildren, five great grandchildren. Also surviving are three brothers and three sisters, Matthew Behunin, Bluffdale; Otto Behunin, Salt Lake City; Leland Behunin, Orem; Lila Miller, Sacramento, Calif.; Oma Petrillo, Pinebrook, N.J.; and Iva Mulford, Kearns. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Maureen; six brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Myers Mortuary Chapel in Ogden, with Bishop Guenter officiating. Friends may call at the mortuary Wednesday from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Interment in the North Ogden Cemetery.

(Information has been gathered from several sources, so some of it may not be correct)
Family links: 
  Isaac Martin Behunin (1880 - 1957)
  Julia Ellen Cook Behunin (1889 - 1971)
  George Mazle Alvey (1906 - 1995)*
  Yuvonne Alvey Nixdorf (1934 - 2007)*
  Maureene Alvey (1944 - 1979)*
  Angela Behunin Woolsey (1905 - 1968)*
  Jesse Behunin (1906 - 1910)*
  Matthew Erval Behunin (1907 - 2001)*
  Rita May Behunin Alvey (1909 - 1994)
  Otto Cleve Behunin (1911 - 1998)*
  Elzada Behunin Grendahl (1913 - 1993)*
  Mary Jane Behunin Ray (1914 - 1978)*
  Joseph Martin Behunin (1916 - 1989)*
  Leland Elijah Behunin (1918 - 2008)*
  Ada Ray Behunin Smith (1921 - 1989)*
  Ivie Behunin Mulford (1925 - 1995)*
  Oma Dorothy Behunin Petrillo (1928 - 1995)*
*Calculated relationship
Ben Lomond Cemetery
North Ogden
Weber County
Utah, USA
Maintained by: Kimberly
Originally Created by: Nancy K (Wilcock) Atwood
Record added: Nov 11, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12312023
Rita May <i>Behunin</i> Alvey
Added by: Nancy K (Wilcock) Atwood
Rita May <i>Behunin</i> Alvey
Added by: Nancy K (Wilcock) Atwood
Rita May <i>Behunin</i> Alvey
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Rest In Ever Lasting Peace!
- Nancy K (Wilcock) Atwood
 Added: Mar. 13, 2006

- Kimberly
 Added: Nov. 11, 2005

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