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Vera Coulam Bone, 78, of St. George, Utah died Sunday, August 21, 1994, at the home of her sister, Jane Moore, in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was born February 17, 1916 in Salt Lake City, Utah, the daughter of Mary Ann Jackson Coulam and Henry Rice Coulam. She married Jay Martin Bone in the Salt Lake Temple on September 8, 1937.

Vera was raised and educated in Salt Lake City, graduating from South High School in 1933. She worked at Saltair and in an arms plant during World War II, lived in the Cottonwood area for 20 years and then moved to St. George in 1972 to operate the Colonial Motel. Currently serving as an extraction worker in the St. George Tabernacle, she enjoyed quilting, sewing, crafts, walking, and fishing.Surviving are nine children, Donna Mae Witzel, Apple Valley, Utah; Mrs. Robert (Claudia Jayne) Fisher, Naperville, Illinois; Mrs. Dale (JoAnne) Rydman, Santa Clara, Utah; Frank Coulam Bone, Salt Lake City, Utah; Mrs. Orson (Veralyn) Brown, Washington, Utah; Jay Steven Bone, Sandy, Utah; Mrs. David (Beverlee Jeanne) Whipple, Hyrum, Utah; Mrs. Steven (Debra Ruth) Gull, Washington, Utah; and Richard Delbert Bone, Gunlock, Utah; five grandchildren and one great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by sisters, Myrna Shaffer, Edna Liddiard, Mrs. Jack (Eloise) Barratt, Marian Free, and Jane Moore and brothers, Merrill Jackson Coulam and Richard Jackson Coulam. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Jay Martin Bone.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, August 24, 1994, 1:00 p.m. at South Cottonwood 13th Ward Chapel, 5235 So. Wesley Road (1120 East), where friends may call Wednesday, 12-12:45 p.m. Interment: Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park. Funeral directors: Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary.

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