Persis May Young Grover, 81,
of Gooding, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, at a Twin Falls
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
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.