Marion Garland Davis Clegg, 92, died June 25, 1991 in the London Springs Care Center, Heber City, Utah.
Born December 6, 1898 in Salt Lake City to John and Lillian Thomas Davis. Married Henry Cardwell Clegg December 28, 1921 in Salt Lake City; marriage later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He died December 17, 1975. Marion was educated at East and West High Schools in Salt Lake City, and University of Utah. She was one of the earliest telephone operators in the city, specializing in long distance communications. Schoolteacher in Orderville, Hunter and Hiawatha. With her husband she operated The Trial Lake Lodge in the Uintah Mountains for about 45 summers. Active member of the LDS Church, served as ward Primary teacher and president and worked in the stake Relief Society for 23 years. Correspondent for the Provo Herald for several years and wrote the column "Hicks Holler". Enjoyed writing poetry, short stories, church programs and the story of her life, "My Life on Trial". Served on the Wasatch County Library Board and worked as evening librarian. Officer and founder of the Cowbelle organization and was a founding member of the Merry Eves Club.Survived by children, Mrs. James (Marjorie) Jarrett, Berkeley, California; Mrs. Don P. (Patricia) Christiansen, Heber City; John Cardwell Clegg, Provo; Jerry S. Clegg, Oakland, California; Mrs. LaVell (Carol) Johnson, Salt Lake City and Edmonton, Canada; 24 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Mrs. Bernice Engstrom, Heber City.
Funeral services Saturday, 11 a.m. at the Heber 3rd Ward, 240 East 400 South. Friends may call at Olpin Mortury Friday 7-9 p.m. and at the church Saturday one hour prior to services. Burial, Heber City Cemetery.
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