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 Mary Lay <I>Terry</I> Mitchell

Mary Lay Terry Mitchell

Birth
Draper, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 24 Dec 1998 (aged 91)
Juneau, Juneau Borough, Alaska, USA
Burial Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot L, 43, 3
Memorial ID 132453 · View Source
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The Deseret News
Tuesday, Jan. 5 1999

Mary A. Mitchell, 91, died Dec. 24, 1998 in Juneau, Alaska.

Born July 3, 1907 at Draper, Utah to John R. and Susan Osborne Terry. Married Kenneth E. Mitchell on Sept. 30, 1929 and was widowed on April 3, 1959. Employee of Eimac Division of Varian Associates Salt Lake. Apartment owner and manager in Midvale, Utah. LDS Church member, served in Sunday School, Primary, MIA and Relief Society organizations. Member of Midvale Ladies Community Club and Eimac Ladies Club. Loved family, friends, crafts, games and travel.Through 91 years of life's adversities, Mary was unwavering in her strength and undaunted in her independence. She was fiercely honest and lived her life simply and with honor. Though her dream of becoming a school teacher was never realized, her legacy far exceeded her dreams, for she taught us all that honesty, loyalty and family values are the foundation that make the family strong. Go with God, Mary.

Survived by son, Kenneth E. Mitchell, Juneau, Alaska; grandchildren, Sydney Mitchell, Grey Mitchell, Devon Mitchell, Siska Mitchell, all of Juneau; Mrs. David (Shayne) Maxwell, Rogue River, Oregon; Scott Cunningham, Salt Lake City; great-grandchildren, Corbin Mitchell, Mckenzie Wilson, Seth Wilson, Sarah and Sean Cunningham; sister, Mrs. Eugene (Dorothy) Forbush, Las Vegas, Nevada. Preceded in death by husband, Kenneth Eli Mitchell, Midvale; daughter, Mrs. David (Kay) Cunningham, Muir Beach, Calif.; brother, Frank Terry, Salt Lake City; sisters, Mrs. Sam (Viona) Cundick, Midvale; Mrs. Jack (Irene) Porter, Kearns; Miss Genevieve Terry, Midvale.

Funeral services Thursday, Jan. 7, 1999, at 1 p.m. at Goff Mortuary, 8090 So. State, where friends may call one hour prior to services. Interment, Midvale City Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Burt
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 132453
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Lay Terry Mitchell (3 Jul 1907–24 Dec 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 132453, citing Midvale City Cemetery, Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Burt (contributor 46867609) .