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Obituary for Marjorie Slater Parkinson

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Marjorie Slater Parkinson

December 6, 1921 - August 19, 2012

Marjorie Slater Parkinson, 90, passed away on August 19, 2012. She was born on December 6, 1921 to John L. Slater and Sarah Ann Tracy in Marriott, Utah. She attended Weber county schools. Marjorie married Raymond B. Parkinson on March 15, 1941 in Ogden, Utah.She was employed at Gibby Floral. She held many positions in the LDS Church including Ward Pianist, Relief Society President for both ward and stake. She and Ray organized many ward reunions and received numerous compliments on their success. She was well known for her homemade bread and wonderful pies. Marjorie is survived by her daughters, Ann (Steve) Harrop, Huntsville, UT. Joyce (Scott) Stanger, Perry, UT. her son Michael (Vicki) Parkinson, Farr West, UT. two sisters: Blanche Gibby, St. George, UT. and Venice Poll, S. Weber, UT. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents, in-laws, husband, and 2 children: Janice and Eldon, as well as her grandchildren: Ryan Cottam and Cody Parkinson. The family wishes to thank the staff of Country Lane Assisted living and Advanced Care Hospice for their extra loving care. Funeral services for Marjorie will be held on Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836 36th Street, Ogden. Family will meet with friends prior to services from 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. also at the mortuary. Please send us your condolences and a memory at


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Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, August 23, 2012

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Leavitts Mortuary


836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT, 84403

Service Information

Date: Thursday, August 23, 2012

Time: 11:00 am -

Leavitts Mortuary


836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT, 84403


Timeline for Marjorie Slater Parkinson

Born: December 6, 1921
Died: August 19, 2012

Condolences for Marjorie Slater Parkinson

Sharyll Ann Lowham Richards posted on 8/26/12

Just to let you know I am in West Virginia for a few more weeks and juast received word about Marjorie. You are in my prayers and deffinetly in my heart. May the Lord help you as you go through the coming days. It is a difficult and Joyous time. I would have been to the funeral if i had been home. Ray and Marjorie were always so kind to me, especially after my Dad passed away when I was 11. They are both so very special and mean a great deal to me.Love to All, Sharyll Ann


Haleena Malone posted on 8/22/12

A wonderful woman and grandma to everyone!! My kids absolutely loved her, especially Tyson who would have sleep overs at Grandma & Grandpa Parkinson's with Cody. She will be dearly missed by all. We love you!!