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 Verla <I>Curtis</I> Lowe

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Verla Curtis Lowe

  • Birth 3 Apr 1915 Aurora, Sevier County, Utah, USA
  • Death 2 Jul 2008 Taylorsville, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Elgin, Grand County, Utah, USA
  • Memorial ID 28071705

Verla Curtis Lowe, 93, of Green River, UT, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 2, 2008 at her daughter's home in Taylorsville, Utah.

She was born on Saturday, April 3, 1915, the seventh of ten children of Wallace and Amanda (Watson) Curtis in Aurora, Utah. She grew up in Green River and graduated from Green River High School where she was the Valedictorian. Verla met the love of her life, Norman Lowe, at the Coconut Grove Dance Hall in Salt Lake City. They were married on December 25, 1936 in Green River, UT. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple on April 14, 1967. Together they were blessed with four wonderful children. Verla was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, where she served in the Primary Presidency and the Relief Society Presidency among many other callings. She was a wonderful seamstress, sewing for her children and grandchildren, including wedding dresses for her three daughters. She loved spending time with her family especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. They were all the light of her life. She will be remembered for her kindness, sense of humor and her love for her family.

Verla was survived by her four children; Myrna (Charles-deceased) Watterson of South Jordan, UT; Norma Jean (Edward) Hansen of Green River, UT; Gary A. (Karen) Lowe of Sandy, UT; and Gayle (Kent) Olsen of Taylorsville, UT; one sister; and 23 grandchildren; seventy great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents: husband; Norman, son-in-law; Charles Watterson; five brothers and three sister.

Funeral Services were held on Tuesday, July 8, 2008 at 11:00 AM at the Green River Ward Chapel of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints located at 95 North Clark Street (50 East) in Green River, Utah. A Viewing was held one hour prior to the Services at the Chapel.
Verla was laid to rest following the conclusion of the Funeral Services at the Elgin Cemetery in Green River, Utah.

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  • Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
  • Added: 6 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28071705
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Verla Curtis Lowe (3 Apr 1915–2 Jul 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28071705, citing Elgin Cemetery, Elgin, Grand County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Ryan D. Curtis (contributor 46858513) .