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Obituary: Mary Whitehead Jolley

Mary Whitehead Jolley

1905 ~ 2007

ST. GEORGE, UTAH - Our beloved mother and grandmother, Mary Whitehead Jolley, age 102, passed away quietly at her daughter Mona's home, in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 21, 2007.Mary was born May 10, 1905 in Lund, White Pine County, Nevada to Adolphus Rennie Whitehead, Jr. and Eva Annie Morris Whitehead. She married Masiel Manning Jolley on June 1, 1925 in Salt Lake City, Utah and their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake L.D.S. Temple. They resided in the Angle and Antimony, Utah area for many years. He died November 17, 1970. She has lived in St. George for 23 years.

She is survived by her 11 children, George and Bernice Jolley of Angle, Utah; Corrine Applegate (Don deceased) of Ivins, Utah; Ted and Karma Jolley of Richfield, Utah; Reuben Kay and Maria Jolley of Price, Utah; Pattie and LaMaun Sorensen of St. George, Utah; Renee and Phil Petersen of West Valley City, Utah; Jilleen Anderson of Leeds, Utah; Mona and Gary Romine of Las Vegas, Nevada; Eva and Ralph Bassett of Eagle Mountain, Utah; Shirley and John Van Ausdal of Ivins, Utah and Tamara and Steven Kimball of Kanosh, Utah. Her posterity includes 11 children, 62 grandchildren, 225 great-grandchildren, and 175 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, ten brothers and sisters, and four grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 28, 2007 at the St. George L.D.S. East Stake Center, 449 S. 300 E. (east of the St. George Temple). Friends may call at the Metcalf Mortuary, 288 West St. George Blvd., on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007 from 6-8 p.m. and at the Stake Center, on Friday morning from 9:00-10:45 a.m. Interment will be held Saturday, December 29, 2007 at 12 noon at the Antimony Cemetery in Antimony, Utah. Condolences can be sent to the family at www.metcalfmortuary.com