Clara Cannon Burgess, 99, died Wednesday evening, October 31, 1990 at the St. George Care Center.
Born May 30, 1891 in Pinto, Utah to David H. and Rhoda Ann Knell Cannon. She married Milton Burgess September 5, 1912 in the St. George LDS Temple; he preceded her in death. Mrs. Burgess lived in the same home in St. George all of her married life. She spent summers at Mountain Meadows, where she and her husband homesteaded in their early marriage. She was an active member of the LDS Church.Surviving family members include two daughters and two sons, Rodney C. Burgess; and Clive Milton Burgess, both of St. George; Mrs. L. Glen (Audrey) Quigley, Fillmore; Mrs. Bonita Rice, St. George; one brother, Harold Cannon, St. George; 18 grandchildren; 78 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren. Her son Robert preceded her in death.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 3, 1990, at 2 p.m., at the Metcalf Mortuary Chapel, 288 West St. George Blvd., where friends may call from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. prior to services. Interment, St. Goerge City Cemetery under the direction of Metcalf Mortuary.
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