Mary O Harris

8 Aug 1919 - 11 Feb 2012

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Mary O Harris

8 Aug 1919 - 11 Feb 2012
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Obituary: 'Daily Herald', Provo, Utah, Wednesday, February 15, 2012, page B5: Mary O. Harris of Springville, returned to our loving Heavenly Father on February 11, 2012 after many years of ill health. She was born on August 8, 1919 in Mount Pleasant, Utah to Seth H. Ollerton and Estella Morris Oller

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Mary O Harris

Married: 4 May 1954

Evergreen Cemetery

1876-1998 North 2000 West
Springville, Utah, Utah
United States

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Contributor: Pan Argo Created: 1 month ago Updated: 1 month ago

Obituary: "Daily Herald", Provo, Utah, Wednesday, February 15, 2012, page B5: Mary O. Harris of Springville, returned to our loving Heavenly Father on February 11, 2012 after many years of ill health. She was born on August 8, 1919 in Mount Pleasant, Utah to Seth H. Ollerton and Estella Morris Ollerton. She was the seventh of ten children. Mary married Thomas Harold Averett and they were blessed with three children: Grant (Pam) Averett, Jeanette (Steve) Clark, and Gary (Sherry, deceased) Averett. They were later divorced. She married Glen M. Harris and they were blessed with two children: Larry (Gail) Harris and Kim (Susan) Harris. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Provo LDS Temple. Mary grew up in Springville, Utah after moving there when she was just nine years old. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and loved the gospel. She was always reminding her loved ones to faithfully pray. She is survived by her five children, 19 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren and one brother, Don Ollerton. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Glen M. Harris and one grandson. Funeral services will be held Friday, February 17, 2012 at 11 a.m. in the Hobble Creek West Stake Center at 555 S. 600 E. in Springville. There will be a viewing held at Wheeler Mortuary, 211 E. 200 S., Springville on Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and at the church on Friday one hour prior to services. Burial will be in the Springville Evergreen Cemetery. Condolences may be sent at

Life timeline of Mary O Harris

Mary O Harris was born on 8 Aug 1919
Mary O Harris was 1 years old when The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified, guaranteeing women's suffrage in America. The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex. It was adopted on August 18, 1920.
Mary O Harris was 20 years old when Adolf Hitler signs an order to begin the systematic euthanasia of mentally ill and disabled people. Adolf Hitler was a German politician, demagogue, and Pan-German revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator, Hitler initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939, and was central to the Holocaust.
Mary O Harris was 26 years old when World War II: Combat ends in the Pacific Theater: The Japanese Instrument of Surrender is signed by Japanese Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu and accepted aboard the battleship USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. The Pacific War, sometimes called the Asia-Pacific War, was the theater of World War II that was fought in the Pacific and Asia. It was fought over a vast area that included the Pacific Ocean and islands, the South West Pacific, South-East Asia, and in China.
Mary O Harris was 36 years old when Disneyland Hotel opens to the public in Anaheim, California. The Disneyland Hotel is a resort hotel located at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, owned by the Walt Disney Company and operated through its Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products division. Opened on October 5, 1955, as a motor inn owned and operated by Jack Wrather under an agreement with Walt Disney, the hotel was the first to officially bear the Disney name. Under Wrather's ownership, the hotel underwent several expansions and renovations over the years before being acquired by Disney in 1988. The hotel was downsized to its present capacity in 1999 as part of the Disneyland Resort expansion.
Mary O Harris was 46 years old when Thirty-five hundred United States Marines are the first American land combat forces committed during the Vietnam War. The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy. The U.S. Marine Corps is one of the four armed service branches in the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
Mary O Harris was 59 years old when Jim Jones led more than 900 members of the Peoples Temple to mass murder/suicide in Jonestown, Guyana, hours after some of its members assassinated U.S. Congressman Leo Ryan (pictured). James Warren Jones was an American religious cult leader who initiated and was responsible for a mass suicide and mass murder in Jonestown, Guyana. He considered Jesus Christ as being in compliance with an overarching belief in socialism as the correct social order. Jones was ordained as a Disciples of Christ pastor, and he achieved notoriety as the founder and leader of the Peoples Temple cult.
Mary O Harris was 63 years old when Michael Jackson's Thriller, the best-selling album of all time, was released. Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. Dubbed the "King of Pop", he was one of the most popular entertainers in the world, and was the best-selling music artist during the year of his death. Jackson's contributions to music, dance, and fashion along with his publicized personal life made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades.
Mary O Harris was 75 years old when The Rwandan genocide begins when the aircraft carrying Rwandan president Juvénal Habyarimana and Burundian president Cyprien Ntaryamira is shot down. The Rwandan genocide, also known as the genocide against the Tutsi, was a genocidal mass slaughter of Tutsi in Rwanda by members of the Hutu majority government. An estimated 500,000 to 1,000,000 Rwandans were killed during the 100-day period from 7 April to mid-July 1994, constituting as many as 70% of the Tutsi population. Additionally, 30% of the Pygmy Batwa were killed. The genocide and widespread slaughter of Rwandans ended when the Tutsi-backed and heavily armed Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) led by Paul Kagame took control of the country. An estimated 2,000,000 Rwandans, mostly Hutus, were displaced and became refugees.
Mary O Harris was 82 years old when The September 11 attacks, a series of coordinated suicide attacks killing 2,996 people using four aircraft hijacked by 19 members of al-Qaeda. Two aircraft crash into the World Trade Center in New York City, a third crashes into The Pentagon in Arlington County, Virginia, and a fourth into a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. The September 11 attacks were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001. The attacks killed 2,996 people, injured over 6,000 others, and caused at least $10 billion in infrastructure and property damage. Additional people died of 9/11-related cancer and respiratory diseases in the months and years following the attacks.
Mary O Harris died on 11 Feb 2012 at the age of 92
Grave record for Mary O Harris (8 Aug 1919 - 11 Feb 2012), BillionGraves Record 2996 Springville, Utah, Utah, United States