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Information for Persis May Young Grover

9 September, 1915 - 23 March, 1997

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

25 March, 1997
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Persis Grover

    Persis May Young Grover, 81, of Gooding, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, at a Twin Falls hospital.
    She was born September 9, 1915, at Hurricane, Utah, the tenth child of Lorenzo Howe and Lucinda Oliphant Young.  Persis married Alma Justin Grover on March 31, 1943, in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple.  They resided in Ogden, Utah; New Plymouth, Idaho; Weiser, Idaho; and Middleton, Idaho.  Alma passed away in 1984, Persis moved to Gooding, Idaho in 1988.
    She was a life-long active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in a number of capacities including organist, primary teacher, and in the family history name extraction program.  She loved to sing in the choir, paint pictures and make flower arrangements for others to enjoy.
    Persis is survived by four children, Richard L. Grover of Gooding, Kenneth J. Grover of Bonner's Ferry, Marilyn Grover Tiffany of Spanish Fork, Utah, and Lynn (Tiny) Grover of Boise.  She is also survived by 25 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters, five brothers, twin daughters (stillborn), her husband Alma, and three grandchildren.
    Funeral services for Persis Grover will be conducted 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 27, 1997, at the Gooding LDS Church with Bishop Daryl Anderson officiating. Burial will be at the Middleton Cemetery at 3:30 p.m.
    Family and friends may call from 1 to 7 p.m., Wednesday at Demaray's Gooding Chapel and on Thursday from 9 a.m. till service time at the church.


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