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 Emolyn Louise <I>Lyon</I> Turnbow

Emolyn Louise Lyon Turnbow

Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 4 Jun 1960 (aged 83)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot 07 023 2
Memorial ID 58265 · View Source
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Mrs. Emolyn Louise Lyon Turnbow, 83, former teacher and active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died of causes incident to age Saturday at 3:50 a.m. in a Salt Lake hospital.
She was born July 20, 1876, in Murray, a daughter of Luther P. and Elizabeth Baxton Lyon. She was married to Joseph A. Turnbow on June 8, 1898, in the old Salt Lake LDS Endowment House. He died in Salt Lake City on Jan. 8, 1957.
Mrs. Turnbow was a graduate of the University of Deseret in the class of 1894 and for several years taught school in South Cottonwood, Crescent and Union. She was an active Democrat.
Survivors are sons and daughters: Auttor Paul Turnbow, Renton, Wash.; Merrill Lyon and Joseph LaVerne Turnbow, San Gabriel, Calif.; Mrs. Elva Easton, Reseda, Calif.; Mrs. Marjorie Lister and Mrs. Beulah Arnoldus, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Afton Davis, Downey, Calif.; Mrs. Jean Parkinson, Granger; 24 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Mamie Dick, Los Angeles.
Funeral will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Burton LDS Ward Chapel, 55 E. 24th South. Friends may call at 2128 S. State Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and at the place of service Wednesday an hour prior to service. Burial will be in Murray City Cemetery.
Salt Lake Tribune (UT) June 5, 1960

Her parents were:
Luther Peet Lyon (1823-1897)
Elizabeth Baxter (1847-1928)

(Obituary compliments of Blaine & Elaine Berger)

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  • Maintained by: KA Miles
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 58265
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Emolyn Louise Lyon Turnbow (20 Jul 1876–4 Jun 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 58265, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by KA Miles (contributor 48089602) .