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Obituary: Ovena Mayo

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Ovena Richins Stonebraker Mayo, 85, died January 4, 2002 in St. George, Utah.

She was born Sept. 5, 1916 in Henefer, Utah to Parley Thomas and Fannie Judd Richins.

Surviving are her husband, Chester W. Mayo, one son, Gary R. Mayo, two grand-children Crystal and Melissa and sister, LaRue Richins Waldron.

She was preceded in death by a former husband Verness B. Stonebraker; parents; brother, Lyle P. Richins and sister, Maxine Wright.

Ovena was a resident of Pasadena, Calif. for 49 years. Owned and operated independent Union Oil Service Station with her husband Chet over 40 years. She was a faithful servant and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Daughter of Utah Pioneers. Music was the love and labor of her life; singing and playing the organ.

Funeral services will be held Sat., January 12, 2002 at 1 p.m. in the Henefer Ward Chapel in Henefer, Utah. Friends and family may call at the Henefer Church Saturday from 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Interment, Henefer Cemetery. Funeral Directors, Walker Mortuary, Morgan, Utah.