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Laura Mace Wilson was born on May 31, 1919, and returned to her Heavenly Father on May 4, 1996, at age 77.

Laura was born to Mary Alice Peterson and Hyrum Burzee Mace in Fillmore, Utah. She was the fifth of six children.She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, William (Bill) Mace; a sister, Laverna Railsback; her youngest son, LaRon M. Wilson; and an infant grandson, Gordon Wilson.

She is survived by her husband, Raymond Wilson of Fillmore; sone, Ray G. (Diana) Wilson of Beaver; daughter, Joyce W. (Kay) Johnson of Orem; LaVerne (Henry) Jolley of Heber City; daughter-in-law, Arvilla Wilson of Benjamin; 12 grandsons, four granddaughters, 13 great-grandchildren, with two great-great-grandchildren expected shortly; sisters, Beulah Barry and Ella Purcell, both of Fillmore; brother, Grant (LaReal) Mace of Provo; sister-in-law, Ulala Mace of Fillmore.

Laura will long be remembered for her artistic talents, which she freely shared with many. Her many paintings and portraits hang in the homes of her children, grandchildren, sisters, and many, many friends.

Laura loved the gospel and its promise of life eternal with her family. Her life has been devoted to her home, family and the gospel.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 8, 1996, at 12 noon at the Fillmore Third Ward LDS Chapel, where friends may call Wednesday from 10:30-11:45 a.m. Burial will take place in the Fillmore Cemetery, under the direction of Olpin Mortuary, Fillmore.

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