Mabel Jensen Childs, age 86, of Provo, Utah, died May 27, 1998, at the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center.

She was born Feb 7, 1912, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Hyrum S. and Pamela Ann Hewlett Jensen. She married Albert Vadal Childs, on May 18, 1932 in the Logan Temple.Mabel was an exceptional wife and mother. She was an accomplished pianist and organist, seamstress, and also an excellent cook and homemaker. She was active in the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers Organization and very active in the LDS Church. Her giving ways acquired many friends and admirers. She was also a poet and a creator of many songs and musical compositions.

She is survived by her husband, Albert Vadal Childs, and their two sons, Roger J. Childs, of Kirkland, Washington; and Melvin V. Childs, of San Jose, California. She has seven grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Monday, June 1, 1998, at 1 p.m. at the Rivergrove LDS Ward Chapel, 1220 West 500 North, Provo. Friends may call Sunday, May 30, 1998 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Berg Mortuary of Provo, 185 East Center Street, and on Monday, June 1, 1998, one hour prior to services at the Rivergrove LDS Ward Chapel. Interment, Springville Evergreen Cemetery.

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