Marvin Spencer Stevens, died Wednesday, August 12, 1998 after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Born August 30, 1924 in Kanab, Utah to Mabel May Spencer and Hyrum Wallace Stevens. Married Dorothy Clark in Salt Lake City, Utah on June 7, 1943, later divorced. Married Mary Martin Pauley, September 13, 1972 in Holliday, Utah, sealed in the Salt Lake Temple, October 30, 1975. World War II Veteran of South Pacific. Served 41 years in the US Army Reserve. His last 30 years of employment was with the State of Utah in the Dept. of Agriculture and UDOT. He retired in 1987 and moved to Mt. Carmel. Marvin was active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served in numerous callings, and was Scoutmaster, Stake Coordinator of Spanish extraction, served as a Scout Committee Member, and Executive Secretary to the Bishop at his death. Marvin was a three-time President of the Sons of Utah Pioneers, and served on committees for the Five Counties and Kane County. Marvin loved serving the Lord and his fellow men. He was only happy in the service of others. He was loved and will be missed by many.Survivors include wife, Mary of Mt. Carmel; daughters, Sheila Watson, of Madison, MS; Susan (Michael) Davis, of Murray, UT; son, Shane Stevens, of Holliday, UT; two step-sons, Ray W. (Muoi) Pauley, of Salt Lake City; and Winfred Reed (Jacqueline) Pauley, of Tooele, UT; one brother, Leo (Lucile) Stevens, of Castle Valley, UT; three sisters, Fay Bowers, of American Fork, UT; Nina Black, of Husum, WA; Leah Winters, of Price, UT; seven grandchildren and nine step-grandchildren. He was preceded by his parents; brothers, Hyrum Howard, James Ezra, Evan, and Lyle; and sisters, Nola Stevens and Essie Wallis.
Service will be held Monday, August 17, 1998 at 11 a.m. in the Orderville Utah LDS Chapel. Viewing from 9:30-10:45 a.m. at the chapel. Burial in the Orderville City Cemetery under direction of Mosdell Mortuary.
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