Afton Halling <I>Holladay</I> Robinson


Afton Halling Holladay Robinson

Mantua, Box Elder County, Utah, USA
Death 10 Nov 2007 (aged 84)
Brigham City, Box Elder County, Utah, USA
Burial West Valley City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot Garden Of Deseret Lot 20 Row 105 Grave 4
Memorial ID 22877960 View Source
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Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and sister, Afton Halling Holladay Robinson, passed away peacefully November 10, 2007 in Brigham City, Utah. She was born October 8, 1923 in Mantua, Utah to Helaman Cannon and Leona Marie Johnson Halling. She married Gerald "Jerry" Thomson Holladay Nov. 24, 1939; he died July 16, 1986. She married Clarence Robinson June 24, 1988.

Work, church and family have fill-ed Afton's life. Her jobs ranged from working at the old Bushnell Hospital and assembling truck axles at Tooele Army Depot to serving as receptionist for Pres. Thomas S. Monson at Deseret News Press. Active in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she served nearly 30 years in the Young Women's program and along with her husband, Jerry served three missions: Jordan River LDS Temple, the Genealogical Library in Salt Lake City and the Gulf States LDS Mission.

Survived by Clarence Robinson; children, Gerald R "Ron" Holladay, Margo (Jim) VanTassell, and Bryan D. (Nancy) Holladay; brother, Lynn Halling; 14 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Jerry; son, Larry; daughter-in-law, Jeneal.

Funeral Services will be held 1 p.m. Friday, November 16, 2007 at the Lake Ridge Ward, 7825 W. 3360 So. Friends and family may call Thurs. 6-8 p.m. at Peel Funeral Home, 8525 W. 2700 So., Magna, and Friday 12-12:45 p.m. at the church.
Interment: Valley View Memorial Park.
Published in the Deseret News from 11/13/2007 - 11/14/2007.


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  • Added: 12 Nov 2007
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