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George Herman Oviatt

MANTI - George Herman Oviatt passed away Feb. 11, 2002 in Mayfield.

Herman was born Jan. 2, 1912 in Elmo to George H. and Eliza Marie Johnson Oviatt. He married Eva Watts on Feb. 26,1938.

The coupleraised their family in the Price area.

He worked in the coal mines in the Price area for many years. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and held many different positions in the church. He was a bishop in the Carbonville LDS Ward.

The couple later moved to Manti, where Herman and Eva were temple workers in the Manti Temple for many years.

Herman is survived by his wife, Eva; six children, Vatia (Wayne) Jones, Manti; Deola (Hap) Kimble, Wesson, Miss.; Retha Llewelyn, Murray; Ted (Bonnie) Oviatt, Castle Rock, Colo.; Annette (Craig) Niebuhr, Murray; Roger (Vickie) Oviatt, Taylorsville; 20 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Friday, Feb. 15, at 10 a.m., at the Manti LDS Stake Center, 3 South Main Street. Viewing, Thursday evening, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the LDS Stake Center and one hour prior to services on Friday. Burial, Ceveland Cemetery under the direction of Magleby-Furner Mortuary of Mt. Pleasant.


Marlene Shryock

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - Marlene Hill Shryock of Newport Beach, Calif., died Feb. 7, 2002 in Newport Beach, Calif., due to complications from cancer.

Marlene was born Sept. 14, 1928 in Wellington to Rufford Wade and Ella Shimmin Hill. On July 4, 1955, she married Henry C. Coburn, later divorced. They had one child, Henry Christopher, born July 17, 1956. On Feb. 14, 1987, Marlene married Clifton Shryock Jr. in Lake Tahoe, Nev. They made their home in Newport Beach, traveling extensively while Clif served as a judge at national and international Chow breed dog competition shows.

Marlene graduated from Burbank High School, attended Barbazon School of Modeling and later attended the RN School of Fashion Design in New York City. Her greatest joys in life came from her son, Chris; her family, church and friends. She was active in the LDS Church and enjoyed art and social activities.

She is survived by son, Henry Christopher (Sandra), Costa Mesa, Calif. She was preceded in death by beloved husband, Clifton Shryock; brother, Gary Norman Sayre; and parents.

Marlene will be missed by family, cousins and many friends.

Funeral services Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Newport Beach LDS Ward Chapel, California. Graveside services will be Saturday, Feb. 16, noon, at Price City Cemetery. Friends and family may call at Mitchell Funeral Home one hour prior to services. Interment, Price City Cemetery.





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