Our mother, and grandmother, LaVon Starr Harris Checketts, age 77, died March 8, 1993 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
A daughter of John A. Starr and Caroline Johnson. She married Melvin Gus Harris, December 8, 1934 in Provo, Utah, he died January 4, 1960. She married LaMar F. Checketts, August 22, 1966 in Elko, Nevada, he died August 31, 1982.LaVon received her education in the Provo City schools and graduated from Provo High School. She has lived in Provo her entire life until her recent illness. She was a member of the LDS Church.
She is survived by her son, R. Joe Harris and daughter Carole H. Harris, both of Sandy, Utah; 13 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one twin sister, LaVern Ingersoll Mansfield, Pleasant Grove. She was preceded in death by two sons: Jerry S. and Kenneth M. Harris and one brother, John Starr.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 11, 1993 at 11 a.m. in the Berg Drawing Room Chapel, Provo, 185 East Center Street. Friends may call Wednesday at the Mortuary 6-8 p.m. and Thursday one hour prior to services. Interment Provo City Cemetery.
The family would like to express a special thank you to the people at Cottonwood Care Center for their kindness.
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