Our loving mother, grandmother and sister, Irene Sarah Mead, died October 15, 1990 in Salt Lake Ctiy.

Born August 15, 1900 to Alfred T. and Sarah A. Simpson Orton. Married Vern Mead in Bountiful, Utah in 1917; later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He preceded her in death in 1953. She was a member of the Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir. She thoroughly enjoyed cooking and gardening, especially her roses and carnations, also finding many hours of enjoyment through her sewing talent.She is survived by her sons, Jack W., Salt Lake City; Ray V., Oklahoma; Kenneth E. Mead, Salt Lake City; daughter, Jennie Wallace, California; 21 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; also a sister, Mary Peart, Draper.

Funeral services will be held at the Salt Lake 17th Ward, 142 West 200 North, Salt Lake City, Utah, Friday, October 19, 1990 at 12 noon with a viewing one hour prior to services at the church. Interment at the Sandy City Cemetery. Arranged by Mackay Deseret Mortuary.

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