Ovena Richins Mayo

5 Sep 1916 - 4 Jan 2002

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Ovena Richins Mayo

5 Sep 1916 - 4 Jan 2002
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Ovena Richins Stonebraker Mayo, 85, died January 4, 2002 in St. George, Utah. She was born Sept. 5, 1916 in Henefer, Utah to Parley Thomas and Fannie Judd Richins. Surviving are her husband, Chester W. Mayo, one son, two grand-children and sister. She was preceded in death by a former husband Vernes

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Ovena Richins Mayo


Henefer Cemetery

708 S Henefer Rd
Henefer, Summit, Utah
United States


June 8, 2012


May 12, 2012

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Ovena Jane Richins Stonebraker Mayo (5 September 1916 – 4 January 2002)

Contributor: smithc Created: 2 years ago Updated: 2 years ago

Ovena Richins Stonebraker Mayo, 85, died January 4, 2002 in St. George, Utah. She was born Sept. 5, 1916 in Henefer, Utah to Parley Thomas and Fannie Judd Richins. Surviving are her husband, Chester W. Mayo, one son, two grand-children and sister. She was preceded in death by a former husband Verness B. Stonebraker; parents; brother and sister. Ovena was a resident of Pasadena, Calif. for 49 years. Owned and operated independent Union Oil Service Station with her husband Chet over 40 years. She was a faithful servant and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Daughter of Utah Pioneers. Music was the love and labor of her life; singing and playing the organ. Funeral services will be held Sat., January 12, 2002 at 1 p.m. in the Henefer Ward Chapel in Henefer, Utah. Friends and family may call at the Henefer Church Saturday from 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Interment, Henefer Cemetery. Funeral Directors, Walker Mortuary, Morgan, Utah.

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Ovena Richins Mayo was born on 5 Sep 1916
Ovena Richins Mayo was 13 years old when The New York Stock Exchange crashes in what will be called the Crash of '29 or "Black Tuesday", ending the Great Bull Market of the 1920s and beginning the Great Depression. The New York Stock Exchange, is an American stock exchange located at 11 Wall Street, Lower Manhattan, New York City, New York. It is by far the world's largest stock exchange by market capitalization of its listed companies at US$21.3 trillion as of June 2017. The average daily trading value was approximately US$169 billion in 2013. The NYSE trading floor is located at 11 Wall Street and is composed of 21 rooms used for the facilitation of trading. A fifth trading room, located at 30 Broad Street, was closed in February 2007. The main building and the 11 Wall Street building were designated National Historic Landmarks in 1978.
Ovena Richins Mayo was 14 years old when Great Depression: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President Herbert Hoover proposes a $150 million (equivalent to $2,197,000,000 in 2017) public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy. The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.
Ovena Richins Mayo was 28 years old when World War II: The Allied invasion of Normandy—codenamed Operation Overlord—begins with the execution of Operation Neptune (commonly referred to as D-Day), the landing of 155,000 Allied troops on the beaches of Normandy in France. The Allied soldiers quickly break through the Atlantic Wall and push inland in the largest amphibious military operation in history. The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945). The Allies promoted the alliance as a means to control German, Japanese and Italian aggression.
Ovena Richins Mayo was 37 years old when Jonas Salk announced the successful test of his polio vaccine on a small group of adults and children (vaccination pictured). Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. Born in New York City, he attended New York University School of Medicine, later choosing to do medical research instead of becoming a practicing physician. In 1939, after earning his medical degree, Salk began an internship as a physician scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital. Two years later he was granted a fellowship at the University of Michigan, where he would study flu viruses with his mentor Thomas Francis, Jr.
Ovena Richins Mayo was 48 years old when Martin Luther King Jr. received the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolence. Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968. Born in Atlanta, King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, tactics his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi helped inspire.
Ovena Richins Mayo was 62 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.
Ovena Richins Mayo was 66 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.
Ovena Richins Mayo was 83 years old when Columbine High School massacre: Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold killed 13 people and injured 24 others before committing suicide at Columbine High School in Columbine, Colorado. The Columbine High School massacre was a school shooting that occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Columbine, an unincorporated area of Jefferson County, Colorado, United States, in the Denver metropolitan area. In addition to the shootings, the complex and highly planned attack involved a fire bomb to divert firefighters, propane tanks converted to bombs placed in the cafeteria, 99 explosive devices, and car bombs. The perpetrators, senior students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, murdered 12 students and one teacher. They injured 21 additional people, and three more were injured while attempting to escape the school. The pair subsequently committed suicide.
Ovena Richins Mayo died on 4 Jan 2002 at the age of 85
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