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 Carma Rae <I>Davis Manwaring</I> Black

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Carma Rae Davis Manwaring Black

  • Birth 20 Feb 1925 District Of Columbia, USA
  • Death 15 Apr 2007 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Plot Garden of Devotion 19-C-1
  • Memorial ID 30658792

Our dear Carma Rae died April 15, 2007. Born Feb. 20, 1925 in Washington D.C. to Ellen Christina Sainsbury and John Clive Davis. She grew up in Vernal, UT, and moved to Salt Lake in 1941.

Married Karl H Manwaring, also from Vernal, in 1947.

Together they had eight children, managed the Lincoln Motel and Harmony Boarding House. They divorced after 23 years of marriage.

She married Dale Webb Black in 1975 and spent 31 years together until his death in August of 2006.

She is also preceded in death by a brother, John R. Davis; sister, Marguerite Cockayne; twin sons (stillborn), Ronald and Robert; a son and daughter-in-law, Howard K. and Laura J. Manwaring and step-son, Steven Black.

Carma earned a Bachelors in Home Economics from the U of U, and was one term short of her Masters in Psychology. She taught Home Ec. at South High School, was PTA President, home taught unwed High School mothers and was Director of Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) for Utah Co.

She enjoyed piano, dancing, entertaining, reading and camping. Had many lifetime friends in her club groups.

She was an active member of the LDS Church and served in many callings.

Carma is survived by her children, Christina (John W.) Huish, Patricia (Cary G.) Wood, Deanne (Jeffrey D.) Manwaring-Mohamed, Sandra Manwaring McCarthy and Paul C. Manwaring; a sister, Thelma (Florin R.) Nielsen; sister-in-law, Ellen T. Davis; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; step-children, David (Dawne) Black, Marianne (Dale) Billeter, Richard (Nancy) Black.

"We will miss you."

Salt Lake Tribune, April 17, 2007

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  • Created by: Bonnie Huish
  • Added: 18 Oct 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30658792
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Carma Rae Davis Manwaring Black (20 Feb 1925–15 Apr 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30658792, citing Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery, Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Bonnie Huish (contributor 46938507) .