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Margaret Clayburn

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1920-2011 Margaret Clayburn Street Wall, age 91, passed away July 18, 2011 in Kaysville from natural causes. Every now and then God allows an angel to walk among us, and she was one of those. She will be missed by many. Margaret was born in Midway on July 13, 1920 to David and Mina Clayburn. Married Joseph Melvin Street on April 8, 1935, later solemnized in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple. Melvin and Margaret resided on a small dairy farm in Midway and had four children. Melvin was killed in a Park City mining accident in Jan. of 1952. Always a hard worker and one to persevere in the face of sorrow and difficulties, after losing her first husband she went back to High School to graduate and then put herself through Nurses Training. Then, on April 6, 1956, Margaret married Lloyd Wall, adding his two children to her family. They resided in Carbon County and then moved to Salt Lake City in 1977. Lloyd passed away June 22, 1997 of complications with Alzheimer's Disease. Margaret was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served her Father in Heaven's children in many capacities and for as long as she was able. Margaret and Lloyd served a Manti Temple Mission in 1976-77. In their later years, they spent much of their life as Snow Birds in Arizona, where they made many lifelong friends. She was preceded in death by: husbands, Melvin Street and Lloyd Wall; parents, David and Mina Clayburn; brothers, Dee, Theron, Theo, and Tom; sisters, Lois, Mina and Enid; son-in-law, N.C. Watson; grandchildren, David Henderson and Kevin Watson. She leaves behind cherished memories for her family and friends. Three daughters: Lois (NC) Watson, Kaysville; Helen Kay (Paul) Henderson, West Jordan; Margaret Ann (Dwayne) Durtschi, South Jordan; and a son Karl Melvin (Carole) Street, Midvale; a step-daughter Beverly Warner, Rose Park; and a step-son Lloyd Leroy (Myrna) Wall; and sister-in-laws: Cora Clayburn, Norma Maxie, and Noreen Clayburn. Also, 150 grandchildren and 61 great-grandchildren Margaret's loving spirit will live on in all her family and friends touched by her unfailing positive attitude, her love for life, and her unending selflessness. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 22, 2011, at 11 a.m. in the Midway LDS 2nd Ward, 1102 South Center Street, Midway, UT. Visitations with the family will be on Friday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. prior to the service, and on Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Olpin-Hoopes Funeral Home, 288 North Main Street, Heber City, UT. Interment will follow the services in Midway City Cemetery. Condolences may be left for the family at The family wishes to thank Legacy, Hospice and especially Apple Tree Asst. Living and her Bishopric and friends there for their tender care they gave to mother.

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