-- 1920 ~ 2011 --
Gardner Devey, age 91, passed away October 28, 2011 in Sandy
Born August 6, 1920 in West Jordan, Utah to Vernal and
Harriet Riggs Gardner. Married John L. Devey in West Jordan,
Utah on July 30, 1946. Their marriage was sealed for all
eternity in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. John L. preceded her
in death December 15, 2006.
Allah graduated from Jordan High School, attended Brigham
Young University and the University of Utah. She was employed
by Jordan School District as a secretary at West Jordan
Elementary, Westvale Elementary and Bingham High School.
Allah was proud or her pioneer heritage. She was a lifelong,
active member of Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Allah loved
her family, she was a wonderful sister, wife, mother, grandmother
and great grandmother.
Allah is survived by her sister, Shirley Fletcher, daughters,
Paula Devey (Russ) McKinlay and Johna Devey (David) Brems.
She has Seven grandchildren and Eight great grandchildren.
Allah was preceded in death by her son, John Douglas, brothers,
Johns R and Edwin "Ted" Gardner and sister Adeline
In lieu of flowers please donate to the Daughters of the
Utah Pioneers, 300 North Main Street, Salt Lake City, Utah
Funeral services for Allah will be held Thursday, November
3, 2011 at 11:00 am in the Warenski Funeral Home Chapel
located at 1776 North 900 East, American Fork, Utah. Family
and friends may call Thursday morning from 9:30-10:30 am
prior to services. Interment, Alpine City Cemetery.