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Persis Spencer Carling

July 21, 2011

Persis Spencer Carling
1919 ~ 2011

Our sweet mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend Persis Spencer Carling, age 91, passed peacefully and happily through the veil on July 21, 2011.

She was the second of eight children born to Homer Brown Spencer and Clara Esplin Spencer in Kanab, UT.

She married Gerald Bastian Carling on October 7, 1940 in Kanab. Their marriage was later solemnized in the St. George Temple.

She was proud of her six children: Geraldine (Chuck) Rhoades, Newark, CA; Duane (Suzanne), Farmington, UT; Ron (Karin), Sandy, UT; Randy (Christine), Galt, CA; Bruce (Cheryl), Houston, TX; Barbara Carling, Holladay, UT.

She was a loving grandmother to 21 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, and one stepgreat-
great-grandson.

Mom is enjoying a happy reunion with her husband, parents, brothers, Cleon and Lawrence, sister, Vera, two grandchildren and many friends. She is survived by 2 sisters and 2 brothers.

She was a faithful member of the LDS Church and was proud of her pioneer heritage. She was a member of The Daughters of the Utah Pioneers.

Her legacy of love, service, and faith will live on forever in her posterity.

A special thank you to the Holladay 4th Ward for their love and service to our family. The family would also like to express their sincere thanks to Home Instead Senior Care and forever.


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