Mariam Norton McInelly, Beloved Mother, Grandmother and Aunt, graduated from this life and returned to her Heavenly Parents and Sweetheart on October 26, 2021. She was born January 1, 1929, in Junction Utah to William Cameron Norton and Alta Minerva Woods of Circleville, Utah.
She married her sweetheart, Verl Lester McInelly, January 17, 1945, in the St. George Temple, St. George, Utah. They resided and raised their family of 10 children in Grantsville, Utah. They enjoyed 62 years of marriage.
Mariam is preceded in death by her husband Verl, a daughter, Delores Hansen and three Grandchildren, Jason Price, Michaela Price and Steven Snider, along with her parents and four
siblings: Zelda Pierce, Freeda Callaway, Ned Norton and Cameron DeVerl Norton.
Her children are Delores (Robert) Hansen, Grantsville, UT, Audrey (Robert) Snider, Grantsville, UT, Roger (Debbie) McInelly, North Dakota, Margene (Ed) Bartunek, Stansbury Park, UT,
Carolyn (Drew) Bowman, Onalaska, TX, Martha (Keith) Averett, Tooele, UT, Pauline (Mark) Singley, Tooele, UT, Jeannette (Clint) Price, Grantsville, UT, James McInelly (Roy Godwin),
Collierville, TN, and Alta (Max) Brundy, Kaysville, UT.
At the time of her death, Mariam has 98 Grandchildren, 185 Great-Grandchildren and 47 Great-Great Grandchildren.
Mariam is a life-long member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She served in many Ward and Stake Callings, with 65 years of ministering to others. She and Verl also served a mission in the Jordan River Temple for three years.
Mariam was a Foster Care Giver for ten foster children, six for the Indian Placement Program for the Church and four for the State of Utah.
Mariam loved to sew, make quilts, baby blankets, crochet, embroidery, cross-stitch and read. She loved to travel. She and Verl took their children on many vacations each summer. Now she is taking her last vacation in Heaven where she will be reunited with her family and her sweetheart Verl.
A viewing will be held October 29, 2021 from 6 – 8 PM at LDS Chapel, 428 S Hale St., Grantsville, Utah.
A viewing will be held October 30, 2021 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM with funeral following at 12:00 PM at LDS Chapel, 115 E. Cherry St., Grantsville, Utah. Interment will be at Grantsville
Cemetery. To view the funeral service online, click here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88971908483?pwd=ODYwQmVQdWxUOWYzQllaNE9nNTVKUT09, Meeting ID: 889 7190 8483
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