Melvin Allen Read, age 66, passed away December 25, 1994, at the American Fork Hospital.

He was born June 27, 1928, in Rupert, Idaho to Melvin Locke and Pearle Allen Read. He married Norma Jean Bills September 7, 1957, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Marriage later solemnized in the Provo LDS Temple. She died January 23, 1992. He was a member of the LDS Church and worked at the Utah State Prison for 23 years as supervisor in the industrial area. He loved his children and grandchildren.Survived by two sons, Randy and wife, Karleen of Salt Lake City; Richard and wife, Janet, of Orem; grandchildren, Ashley, Cameron, Amberly, and Cason.

Funeral services will be at 12 noon, December 27, 1994 in the Timpanogos 2nd Ward, 800 No. 100 West, Pleasant Grove. Friends may call from 10:30 a.m. till time of services at the church. Burial in the Nephi City Cemetery, Nephi, Utah. Funeral directors, Anderson Funeral Home.

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