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DEATH: NELLIE SNOW MILLETT

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Nellie Snow Millett, age 79, died at her home Saturday, November 9, 1996.

She was born and raised in St. George, Utah, the daughter of Leo Alva and Lula Pendleton Snow. She was baptized in the St. George LDS Temple at age eight. All of her great-grandparents were in the first group of Mormon pioneers to settle St. George; Erastus and Artimesia Beman Snow, Jesse Wentworth and Hannah Elida Baldwin Crosby, Benjamin Franklin and Alice, and Jeffery Pendleton and William Henry, and Matilda Young Thomas.After graduating from Dixie College in St. George, Nellie attended the LDS Business College in Salt Lake City and became a legal secretary. Nellie married Alma Unthank Millett of Cedar City, Utah on July 12, 1940 in the St. George LDS Temple. THey moved to California where they raised six children. Her primary role was mother and homemaker along with occasional secretary work.

She was always an active member of the LDS Church serving with her beautiful solo voice and musical talent, including her tenure with the Southern California Mormon Choir. SHe loved to sing, paint, read and do handiwork such as spinning and weaving which she learned on an LDS mission to Nauvoo, Illinois, with her husband. After their mission they moved to Riverton, Utah, where they served in the Jordan River Temple. After Alma's retirement they did the U.S. by motorhome and traveled to the Holy Land, Australia and other wonderful places. In 1992 she moved back to St. George and enjoyed being a member and officer of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers and Dixie Reviewers Book Club.

Surviving fmily include three sons, Jerry Snow, Alma LaMar, and Darrell Snow Millet, all of California; three daughters Mrs. Owen (LuAnn) Ose of Arizona; Mrs. Quilden (Alora) Howard of Idaho; and Mrs. Irvin (Aileen) Wright of Nevada; two brothers, Alva Snow of Utah; and Beman Snow of North Carolina; four sisters, Mrs. Remington (Vivian) Davenport, Mrs. R.L. (Katherine) Nebeker, both of Utah; Mrs. Richard (Rosemary) Hasler of Kentucky; Mrs. Jack (Margaret) McDonnell of Oregon; and sister-in-law, Mrs. Clarence (Shirlee) Snow of Utah; 23 grandchildren; five and a half great-grandchildren. SHe was preceded in death by her husband, Alma; brother, Clarence; and sister, Esther S. Judd.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 13, 1996 at the Morningside 1st Ward LDS Church, 900 South 700 East. Visitation will be Tuesday, November 12th, 7-9 p.m. at Metcalf Mortuary, 300 West St. George Blvd. and Wednesday 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the church.

Services will also be held on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 1 p.m. at the Riverton LDS 10th Ward chapel, 12888 South Redwood Road in Riverton, Utah. Visitation will take place one hour prior to services. Interment, Riverton City Cemetery, under the direction of Metcalf Mortuary.

Family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Erastus Snow Scholarship Fund, Dixie College, St. George, Utah.

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