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 Mary Ann <I>Davies</I> Leavitt

Mary Ann Davies Leavitt

Birth
Hinckley, Millard County, Utah, USA
Death 3 Mar 1992 (aged 95)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot L, 131, 8
Memorial ID 64684 · View Source
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The Deseret News
March 4, 1992
page B5

Mary Ann Davies Leavitt passed away peacefully March 3, 1992, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

She was born in Hinckley, Utah to Thomas and Mary Ann Cooper Davies Nov. 2, 1896. Mary Ann married Lawrence C. Leavitt in Hillspring, Alberta, Canada February 26, 1922; marriage solemnized one month later in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He died November 2, 1983. She enjoyed a lifetime love of learning, good music and good literature. She had a remarkable memory. As a child, she traveled to Canada with her family in a covered wagon, before there were roads. She graduated from Teacher's College in Canada and taught school there. She and her husband were called to served a mission in the Tongan Islands for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. While there, her two oldest children were born.

She is survived by five children, Larry D. Leavitt, San Jose, Calif.; Mrs. Dean (Elsa) Oldroyd, Springville; Bryce C. Leavitt, Columbus, Ohio; Maureen L. Jackson, Plainfield, Ind.; Mrs. T. Clair (Marilyn) Kendall, Salt Lake City; one brother, John L. Davies, Sr., Springville; 29 grandchildren; 78 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 7, 1992, 11 a.m. at the LDS Chapel, 601 East Mansfield (3115 South). Friends may call at Memorial Estates Mortuary, 5850 South 900 East, Friday, March 6, 6:30-8 p.m. and Saturday, one hour prior to services at the church.

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 64684
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Ann Davies Leavitt (2 Nov 1896–3 Mar 1992), Find A Grave Memorial no. 64684, citing Midvale City Cemetery, Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Burt (contributor 46867609) .