Deltha Price Strong


Deltha Price Strong
St. George, Utah – Deltha Price Strong, 82, died Thursday, October 18, 2001, in St. George, Utah. She was born September 8, 1919, in Samaria, Idaho, to Evan Morse Price and Deloria Ann Peterson Price. She married James Richard Strong July 5, 1938, in Malad, Idaho. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple. He preceded her in death March 10, 1977.
Mrs. Strong lived in Samaria, Idaho, in her early years. After marriage she lived in Ogden, Utah, Southern California, and Wendell, Idaho, before moving to Malad, Idaho. An active member of the LDS Church she served in the Young Women’s program and in the Sunday School as a teacher and secretary. She enjoyed crocheting, traveling, boating and camping. She was very patient, kind and generous. She will be remembered most of all for her love and service to her family.
Surviving family include her children: Beverly Jane (Hollis) Davison, Alexandria, Virginia; Brent Forrest (Yvonne) Strong, Orange, California; Brenda Ann (Jim) Long, Highland Beach, Florida; Deltha Alaina (Jim) Slemboski, St. George, Utah; 20 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; six step great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters: Theon Price, Bernice Lewis, Piatt Price, Eulalia Peacock, Hyrum Price, Anita Williams and Merrill Price.
She was preceded in death by her husband; one son, James Evan Strong: granddaughter, Gaylene Renae Slemboski; one grandson, Keith Strong; one brother and four sisters.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 27, 2001, at 10:00 a.m. at the Malad, Idaho LDS 5th Ward Chapel, where a visitation will be held from 9:00 to 9:45 a.m. prior to services. Graveside services will be held Saturday following the funeral, at 3:00 p.m. at the Wendell, Idaho Cemetery under the direction of the Metcalf Mortuary.

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