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Oral Amanda Watkins Paxton Anderson


Oral Amanda Watkins Paxton Anderson, 97, passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2008, in St. George, UT. She was born February 14, 1911 to William and Amanda Kolb Watkins in Vernal, UT, the second of seven children. Oral married Stanley Otto Paxton on June 11, 1954 in Salt Lake City, UT. He died in 1975. She married Kenneth Anderson on November 19, 1982. He died in 1988. She worked for 38 years as a bookkeeper for J.C. Penney Co. in Sugar House. She was a valued employee who could always be depended upon. She was known for her diligence and integrity. She was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She was loved by all who knew her, but especially by her stepchildren, grandchildren, and her nieces and nephews, all of whom she treated as her own children.

Oral is survived by a sister, Lois Keith, St. George, UT, and many step-grandchildren, great-grand

children, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husbands, Stan and Ken; brothers, DeLos, Vern, and Wendell; sisters, Fern and Irene; and stepchildren, Catherine Clara Paxton Cutler, Merlene Paxton Higgins, and Melvin C. Paxton.

Friends and family are invited to a viewing Sat., March 22 from 10:00-10:45 in the morning at Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, Salt Lake City. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. at Larkin Mortuary.