|Birth: ||Nov. 19, 1929|
|Death: ||Jul. 27, 2000|
Mrs. Norma Merley Goodrich
Norma Merkley Goodrich, 70, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2000 at the home on Piceance Creek, Colorado.
Norma was born November 19, 1929 in Tridell, to John Golden and Macel Swensen Merkley. She married Dallas Goodrich on May 31, 1947 in Vernal.
Norma was a homemaker and housewife. She loved music, flowers, traveling and spending time with her friends and family. Dallas, her children and her grandchildren were always foremost in her life. Norma was a wonderful cook and enjoyed cooking for her family and friends.
Norma and Dallas have lived on Piceance Creek at the Equity Oil Camp for the past 38 years. Although they lived 50 miles from the nearest town, they always had plenty of company. Their place was a favorite get-away for the family and many friends and acquaintances. Everyone was always made welcome and was always well fed.
She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She will be greatly missed by so many.
Norma was preceded in death by her parents; son, Raymond Lyle Goodrich; brother, Don Merkley; sisters, Melba Jensen and Armeda Bergener.
She is survived by her husband, Dallas, Piceance Creek; children, Tom (Rhonda) Goodrich, Vernal; Kathryn (Don) Cheshire, Vernal; Brently (Barbara) Goodrich, Meeker, Colo.; Julia (John) Morgan, Piceance Creek; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; siblings, Lucile Terry, Marynell Snow, Nila Luchies, all of Vernal; and Kenneth J. Merkley, Lakewood, Calif.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 1, in the Vernal Christian Church.
Burial was in the Vernal Memorial Park under the direction of Thomson Blackburn Vernal Mortuary.
-Misc. Uintah County, Utah Obituaries
Norma Merkley was the daughter of Marcell Carrie Swensen and John Golden Merkley. She married Dallas Goodrich May 31, 1947 in Vernal, Utah.
John Golden Merkley (1897 - 1979)
Carrie Marcel Swensen Merkley (1902 - 1966)
Dallas Goodrich (1930 - 2006)*
Melba M. Merkley Jensen (1925 - 1981)*
Ralph Golden Merkley (1927 - 1939)*
Doris Merkley (1928 - 1928)*
Norma Merkley Goodrich (1929 - 2000)
Kenneth J. Merkley (1933 - 2016)*
Deloy Lewis Merkley (1937 - 1950)*
Vernal Memorial Park
Created by: Rhonda
Record added: Jul 04, 2008
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