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 Joy Mignon <I>Parry</I> Marchant

Joy Mignon Parry Marchant

Birth
El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA
Death 23 Jul 1994 (aged 80)
Taylorsville, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot C, 37, 1
Memorial ID 51228 · View Source
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The Deseret News
July 26, 1994
page D5

Mignon Parry Marchant, 80, died peacefully in her sleep at her home in Taylorsville Saturday, July 23, 1994, from natural causes due to Alzheimer's and heart disease.

Born Nov. 6, 1913, El Paso, Texas to Joseph Hyrum Parry, Jr., and Jane C. Johnson Parry. Graduated from Granite High School, and provided much help and support to her family during the Depression. Married Jay Arthur Marchant April 15, 1939, in the Salt Lake Temple. He died October 31, 1985. They lived in Heber City, then moved to Midvale and later to Taylorsville. A devoted member of the LDS Church, serving in many positions in the MIA, Relief Society and Primary. She and Jay served on a stake mission and spent two summers as managers of the Timberlane Wilderness Church Camp. She was a wonderful homemaker and a very talented seamstress, with a great love for her family, garden, nature and animals.

Survived by: Three children, Jerry (Kathy), Green River, Wyo.; Bonnie, Taylorsville; Cathy, Holladay; three grandchildren, Laurie (Kevin) Swim, Lynn and Lisa Marchant; sisters, Viola (Clifford) Kay, Calif.; Florence Roll, Salt Lake City; one great-grandson; in-laws, David, Beth, and Iris Marchant, Nelda Donga, Clara Parry; many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by parents, husband, sisters, Betty Young and Afton Olsen, brother, Herbert Parry.

We appreciate the help of Wasatch Canyons Respite Care Program, Utah Alzheimer's Association, and Community Nursing Service.

Mignon will be greatly missed, but we rejoice that she is finally reunited with her loved ones.

Viewing at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 So. State Street, Murray, Wednesday, July 27, 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral Thursday, July 28, 12 p.m., with viewing 11-11:45 a.m., at Taylors Grove Ward, 1399 West 480 So. Interment, Midvale City Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Burt
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51228
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joy Mignon Parry Marchant (6 Nov 1913–23 Jul 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51228, citing Midvale City Cemetery, Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Burt (contributor 46867609) .