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Georgia Whitaker Stevens passed away in the long term care facility in Beaver, Ut Monday, November 3, 2014. She was born February 22, 1917 in Hatton, UT to Joseph Cane and Minnie Maude Whitaker. She married Merlin Stringham Stevens on January 22, 1936 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Their marriage was later sealed in the Manti Temple August 24, 1996.
Georgia was raised in a large family in Hatton, Utah where hard work and family values were instilled. Most of her life was spent in Fillmore, UT. She always enjoyed working in her yard and her beautiful roses and rock gardens, she loved music and dancing and had a love of the outdoors. She had a testimony of the gospel, served as a Visiting Teacher for many years and also worked in the extraction program.
She is survived by her children: Philip of West Valley City, Ut; Merlene (Glade) Nixon of Holladay, Ut; Karen (LaMont) Fillmore, UT; David (Stella) Highland, Ut; Rosemary (Rod) Green of Beaver, UT; 20 grandchildren, 51 great grandchildren and 17 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, six sisters, and seven brothers, daughter-in-law, great grandson.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 8, 2014, at 11:00 am at the Fillmore Stake Center. A viewing will be held prior to the funeral from 9:30 to 10:30 am. Interment will be in the Fillmore City Cemetery under the care of Olpin Stevens Funeral Home. Online condolences can be offered at www.olpinstevensfuneralhome.com.
I send my love to you at this time. I think of you often and the wonderful friendship we had growing up in Fillmore. Your mother was a beautiful lady. I am sure you have given her great care all these years. It would be fun to visit with you.
We offer our sympathy to you and your family at this time. The gospel gives us reassurance that we will be with our loved ones again. Love, Joleen Finlinson Ripplinger
Joleen Finlinson Ripplinger Nov 7 2014 12:00 AM
My very best wishes to The Stevens Family. You are in my prayers for peace & comfort at this time. Sorry I will be unable to attend the service. God Bless you all! Rest In Peace now Georgia...you are home.
Sincerely, Chris (Stella's sister)
Christi Hicks Nov 5 2014 12:00 AM