Olive Mortensen Barney age 94 died November 17, 1990 and her daughter's home in St. George.
Born November 22, 1895 at Spring City, Utah to Marinus and Marie Matsson Mortensen. Married Virt Street Barney March 20, 1918 in the Manti LDS Temple. He died March 5, 1984. Lived most of her life in Delta. Active member LDS Church all of life holding many positions including organist, secretary of Relief Society and Sunday School. Worked in stores in Spring City and Sutherland in her young adult life. Taught hundreds of people how to play the piano. Worked in Salt Lake City in her earlier adult life. Was a wonderful wife, mother and homemaker. Made beautiful quilts, loved to sew and crochet. Was an excellent cook. Made many sacrifices in behalf of her family.Survived by sons and daughter: Gordon V. and Doreen, Martinez, Calif; Ralph D. and Carrie, San Jose, Calif; Mrs. Merlin (Beulah) Theobald, St. George; daughter-in-law: Helen Barney, Delta; 17 Grandchildrenand 48 great-grandchildren; Preceded in death by sons: Joseph P.and Glen M.
Funeral services Tuesday November 20, 1990 at 2:00 PM in the Delta 3rd Ward. Friends may call at the Nickle Mortuary on Monday from 7-8 PM and at the Church on Tuesday from 1:00-1:45 PM. Burial will be in the Delta Cemetery.
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