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Obituary: Claudia Melville Pollock

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Claudia Melville Pollock "Mama" Our beloved mother, grandmother and friend, Claudia Melville Pollock, quietly passed to a more peaceful place. Ninety years of love, sweetness and devotion to her family, Lord and Savior Jesus Christ ended January 13, 2005, due to complications of old age. Born April 13, 1914 in Fillmore, Utah, to Ruben and Rhoda Jane Ashman Melville. She attended schools in Fillmore and Tooele. She married Lloyd Warner, later divorced. She married the love of her life, William K. Pollock. Together they served an LDS mission to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in 1977-1978. They enjoyed family outings, camping, rock hunting and traveling across the USA. She was an active member of the LDS Church until her illness prevented it. Mama enjoyed writing and composing songs, many of which were published. She enjoyed genealogy, singing and dancing. She and dad enjoyed many Saturday nights dancing at Mickey's Dance Hall. She loved doing laundry! She made the BEST homemade bread and gravy and loved to feed everyone. If you weren't hungry, you ate anyway! Her flower beds were the prettiest in town. She is survived by children: Marie Warner (Arlen) Nelson, Salt Lake City; Rudger (Diane) Warner, Kaysville; Francine P. (Darold) Butcher, Grantsville; 16 grandchildren, 49 great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, William; daughters, Elaine Warner Olsen, Louise Warner Kehl; granddaughter, Nancy Kehl; grandson, Jonathan Olsen; great-grandson, Jake Mondragon and son-in-law, Jack Kehl. Funeral services will be Monday, January 17, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road. A viewing will be one hour prior to funeral services. Interment, Fillmore City Cemetery. The family would like to thank St. Joseph's Villa and Care Source, Hospice of Utah for their loving care and service.