1941 ~ 2010
“There’s no place like home”
loving mother and devoted wife, Dorothy Devey McClure, returned
home to her Heavenly Father on October 16, 2010. She spent
the last several weeks being tenderly cared for by her eternal
sweetheart, Ken and loving daughter, Lesa, at her life-long
home in Alpine, Utah.
Dorothy was born on July 15, 1941 in Alpine, Utah to Ranald
and Rose Devey. She graduated from American Fork High School
and attended Utah State University before marrying the love
of her life, Kenneth E. McClure on January 22, 1960 in the
Salt Lake Temple.
Dorothy was a dedicated wife and mother who truly taught
by example as she lived each day with charity, service,
compassion and love. She was an extraordinary grandmother,
sister, aunt and friend who cherished every minute spent
with her loved ones.
Dorothy was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter Day Saints and had a deep love for the Young Women’s
program, serving as the President for several years, in
addition to many other callings with-in the church.
Dorothy loved spending time with family, quilting, shopping
and traveling. She treasured her annual Bear Lake and “Sister”
trips. She was a member of the LaKapaton Club, Lion’s
Club, Jeepettes and Utah Salt Flats Racing Association.
She was valued employee at Kencraft, American Fork Hospital,
Enable Industries and Meader Distributing.
Dorothy is survived by her husband, Kenneth E. McClure;
her children: Layne (Shanna) McClure of Eagle Mountain,
Clay (Kristie) McClure of Vernal, Cameron (Mary) McClure
of Murray and Lesa (Paul) Pennie of Alpine; Her siblings:
Richard (Marilyn) Devey, Larry (Kathy) Devey, Sherry (Gary)
Boren, Cindy (Scott) Marlin and LaraLee (Steven) Conran;
and 14 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents
and grandchildren, Alexa and Jared McClure.
Our family would like to thank the Mountainville 2nd Ward,
the staff at the Huntsman Cancer Institute, the staff of
Alpine Hospice and numerous neighbors and friends for their
kindness and support.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 21,
2010 at 11:00 am at the Mountainville 2nd Ward Chapel (Red
Brick Church), 165 North 100 East, Alpine, Utah. A viewing
will be held Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the
Warenski Funeral Home, 1776 North 900 East, American Fork,
Utah and an additional viewing at the church on Thursday
morning from 10:00 to 10:45 am prior to services. Burial
will be in the Alpine City Cemetery.