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 Vera <I>Houtz</I> Meriwether

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Vera Houtz Meriwether

  • Birth 11 Jul 1926 Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA
  • Death 19 May 2011 West Jordan, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Memorial ID 70151020

Vera Houtz Meriwether, our beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, returned to her loving Heavenly Fathers arms on May 19, 2011 at the age of eighty-four.

Vera was born July 11, 1926 to Heber Hall Houtz and Isabell Robertson in Springville, Utah.

Vera married Donald Fotheringham on February 6, 1943, who passed away on January 1, 1946. She later met and married Marvin Meriwether on July 2, 1949 and was later sealed to him in the Salt Lake Temple.

Vera was an active LDS member who enjoyed her calling as a Temple Worker, and other callings in the church. She enjoyed being creative, making crafts, puzzles, and sewing.

She is survived by children: Kay Cundick (Von Vance), Don (Camille) Meriwether, Carma (George) Jessop, Judy (Dennis) Ward, Gayle (Warren) Jolley; Sister, Mildred Bray; fourteen grandchildren; and twenty-four great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents, husband, siblings, grandchild and great grandchild. Vera was a kind and giving person who will be greatly missed by many.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, May 23, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. in the River Oaks First Ward Chapel, 8825 South 1095 West, West Jordan. Viewings will be held on Sunday, May 22, 2011 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road (1700 West), Taylorsville, and again Monday from 11:00-11:45 a.m. at the church prior to the funeral services.
Interment: Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery.
Published in the Deseret News on May 21, 2011.

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  • Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
  • Added: 20 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70151020
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Vera Houtz Meriwether (11 Jul 1926–19 May 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70151020, citing Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery, Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Ryan D. Curtis (contributor 46858513) .