Mary Alice <I>Crapo</I> Stocks

Mary Alice Crapo Stocks

Paradise, Cache County, Utah, USA
Death 16 Jan 1931 (aged 62)
Moab, Grand County, Utah, USA
Burial Moab, Grand County, Utah, USA
Plot GV2_56_2
Memorial ID 34139027 · View Source
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Mary Alice Crapo Stocks' Obituary
Death Calles Mrs. Mary A. Stocks
Mrs. Mary Alice Stocks one of the earliest pioneers of Moab Valley, passed away at her home Friday morning at about nine o'clock, following a protracted illness For the past year Mrs. stocks had been in failing health, suffering from an infection of the stomach Her condition was rendered the more serious as a result of shock caused by the accidental death of her son Thomas L. Stocks, several weeks ago since which time she sank rapidly.
Mrs. stocks was 62 years of age and had been a resident of Moab almost continuously for 50 years she was one of Moab's highly respected and revered pioneer women and her death causes genuine mourning in hundreds of homes throughout southeastern Utah.
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon from the LDS chapel, George A Newell presiding the chapel was filled to its capacity by sorrowing friends and relatives, and there were many floral offerings the choir sang "nearer, dear savior, to Thee" after which the opening prayer was offered by J.H. Johnson, D.A. Johnson a lifetime friend of Mrs. Stocks was the first speaker, and paid a glowing tribute to her record as a wife, mother and citizen she had reared to maturity, ha said and honorable and upright family, and to her would surely come a great reward.
Mrs. C. J. Meador and H.W. Baisley sang a duet, "sweet hour of Prayer," followed by and address by W.R. McConkie he talked of the certainty of resurrection and offered comforting words to the family. Mrs. Stocks, he said had devoted her life to her children's welfare and they may well cherish the memory of the mother who was noble in every respect of the word.
The choir sang "how gentle the Lords Commands" followed by the benediction by C.L. Christensen at the cemetery, the choir sang "I need Thee Every Hour" and the dedicatory prayer was offered by George A Newell.
Mrs. Stocks was born Aug 10, 1868, at Paradise, Cache County, Utah; being the first white child born there she came to Moab with her parents the late Mr. and Mrs. Leonidas L. Crapo Moab Pioneers in the year 1880. She married A.M. Stock and the couple made their home at Moab continuously until their deaths. Mr. Stocks died some 15 years ago.
She is survived by nine children, who are: Mrs. Anna Chamberlin, Salina Utah, Mrs. Gillia Branson, Mountain Home Idaho, Mrs. Kate Lemmon, Mountain Home Idaho, Mrs. Ima Irish, Moab, Mrs. Lilly Ames Gateway, Colorado, and James Leonard, Arch and Edwin stocks Moab.
Among the relative from the outside who were in Moab to attend the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. David Chamberlin, Salina, Mrs. Grace Stocks and two children Columbia, Mr. and Mrs. Hank Snyder and Daughters Sadie and Towena, Dove Creek, Colorado, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ames and children, Gateway, Colorado, Mrs. James McCabe, Dove Creek, Colorado, Mr. and Mrs. Millard F Branson, Lewis, Colorado, Mrs. Fanny Talboe, Myton, Utah, Mrs. Emma Birch, Myton, Utah, and Mr. and Mrs. Sanford Stocks, Roosevelt, Utah.
Published in the "Times Independent" 1931-01-22
Here are 2 books that you can find more information on Mary Alice Crapo Stocks.
1-"Grand Memories" Published by the Daughters of Utah pioneers, Grand County, Utah.
2-"Grand County Pioneer Families historical Booklet" Published by Daughtres of Utah Pioneers, Moab, Utah. Volume II, Book 2. Dec 1986.
Angus Stocks & Mary Alice Crapo's Children
1-Albert L. Stocks 1886
2-Mary A Stocks 1888
3-James M. Stocks 1890
4-Gilla A. Stocks 1892
5-Agnes M. Stocks 1894
6-Thomas L. Stocks 1896
7-Leonard H. Stocks 1899
8-Archie R. Stocks 1901
9-Kate E. Stocks 1903
10-Ima C. Stocks 1905
11-Lillian E. Stocks 1907
12-Florence Stocks 1909
13-Bessie H. Stocks 1911
14-Edwin C. Stocks 1914

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