Fontella Roundy Mecham, 87, of Escalante, died February 13, 1998 in Panguitch, Utah.

She was born September 25, 1910 in Escalante to Albert E. and Adelia Porter Roundy. She married Starns Frank Mecham, March 12, 1929 in the St. George LDS Temple. He preceded her in death November 27, 1997.She was an active member of the LDS Church where she taught Sunday School, Primary, served in the Relief Society Presidency and was a visiting teacher. She enjoyed spending time with her husband and family. She dedicated her life to helping others.

She is survived by daughters, Marlene (Klyn) Haws, Deon (Arnold) Alvey, Geraldine (Lane)

Liston, all of Escalante; son, Ronald S. (Linda) Mecham, Las Vegas, NV; 22 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; sister, Cloma Napolitano, Johnston, Rhode Island; brother, Quinn Roundy, Phoenix, AZ. She is preceded in death by her husband, Starns; brother, Otto Roundy; and


Funeral services will be held on Monday,

February 16, 1998 at 1 p.m. in the Escalante 2nd LDS Ward Chapel. Friends may call at the ward chapel in Escalante on Monday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Burial will be in the Escalante

Cemetery. Funeral Directors, Neal S. Magleby & Sons Mortuary, Richfield, Utah.

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