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 Marcella <I>Johnson</I> Pettingill

Marcella Johnson Pettingill

Brigham City, Box Elder County, Utah, USA
Death 17 Nov 1994 (aged 72)
Layton, Davis County, Utah, USA
Burial Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
Plot 111-3-E-6
Memorial ID 136078 · View Source
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Daughter of Edwin Andrew Johnson and Emma Amelia Andersen

Married Rex Ward Pettingill, 29 Jun 1942, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Obituary - Marcella Johnson Pettingill, 72, died Thursday, November 17, 1994, at the Davis North Hospital, after a lengthy battle with leukemia and pneumonia.

She was born May 3, 1922, in Brigham City, a daughter of Edward and Emma Anderson Johnson. She attended Brigham City schools, graduating from Box Elder High and attending Weber College.Mrs. Pettingill was employed by Federal Reserve Bank, IRS, and Hill Air Force Base. She was an enthusiast of theater arts and debate, winning the state extemporaneous debating title her senior year of high school. She had a great love and talent for writing poetry.

She married Rex Ward Pettingill, June 29, 1942, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple and was an active member of the LDS Church prior to her illness.

Surviving are her husband of Kaysville; four sons and daughters-in-law, Dennis and Sally, Layton; Kenneth and Mary, Curtis and Carri, all of Kaysville; Edwin and Doris, Palm Desert, California; one daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Terry Twitchell, Shelley, Idaho; 10 grandsons and five granddaughters; one brother, Jack Johnson, Salt Lake City; two sisters, Fern Newman, North Salt Lake; Phyllis Reeder, Durango, Colorado. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother.

Funeral services will be held Monday, November 21, 12 noon, at the Kaysville 18th Ward Chapel, 1125 East 197 North, Fruit Heights, with Bishop Spencer D. Adams, Jr. officiating. Friends may call Sunday 6-7:30 p.m. at Lindquist Layton Mortuary, 1074 No. Fairfield Rd. and Monday, 10:35-11:45 at the church. Funeral arranged by Rogers & Taylor Funeral Home, Tremonton. Interment in the Kaysville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations to the Leukemia Foundation.

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  • Imported from: UT State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 136078
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marcella Johnson Pettingill (3 May 1922–17 Nov 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 136078, citing Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Utah State Historical Society (contributor 4) .