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Gladys Arvilla Clark King

Birth
Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah, USA
Death 23 Feb 1996 (aged 92)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah, USA
Plot D-07-038-05
Memorial ID 38194 · View Source
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Salt Lake Tribune - February 25, 1996
Gladys Arvilla Clark King

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Arvilla Clark King, passed away peacefully at a local care facility on February 23, 1996, after an extended illness.

Arvilla was born March 6, 1903 in Pleasant Grove, Utah to Hyrum Lorenzo and Mary Ellen Ward Clark. She was the 5th of eight children. She married Arthur Ross King, March 6, 1936.

She graduated from the University of Utah and pursued a teaching career until her retirement in 1968. She was an active member of the LDS Church, and was a member of Alpha Delta Kappa (honorary sorority for women educators), Alpha Beta Theta Literary Society, Business and Professional Women, Women's Conservation Council, Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, Wasatch Unit of the National Association of Parliamentarians, and a delegate to the Salt Lake Council of Women.

Arvilla was truly a great soul, who influenced many lives in her teaching career and her association with friends and family. She will be greatly missed, but her influence will never be forgotten.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Arthur Clark and Cindy King, two grandchildren: Chelsea and Jason King, a brother, Harold L. Clark, of Pleasant Grove; a step-daughter, Mary Jean Williams, of Martinez, California; and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, and six of her brothers and sisters: Suzanna Mae Grua, Eva Taylor, Winfield Clark, Ethel Allyn, Elaine Baxter, and Ward Clark.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, February 27, at the Cannon 6th Ward, 934 West Fremont Ave., Salt Lake City. A viewing will be held Monday, February 26, from 6-8 p.m. at Cottonwood Mortuary, 4670 So. Highland Drive and at the church one hour prior to services. Interment, Pleasant Grove Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Brenda
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 38194
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gladys Arvilla Clark King (6 Mar 1903–23 Feb 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38194, citing Pleasant Grove City Cemetery, Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Brenda (contributor 47111878) .