GREEN RIVER, UTAH- Verla Lowe, 93, of Green River, Utah, passed away July 2, 2008 at her daughter's home in Taylorsville, Utah. She was born April 3, 1915, the seventh of 10 children of Wallace and Amanda (Watson) Curtis in Aurora, Utah.
She grew up in Green River and graduated from Green River High School where she was the Valedictorian. Verla met the love of her life, Norman Lowe, at the Coconut Grove Dance Hall in Salt Lake City. They were married Dec. 25, 1936 in Green River, Utah. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple on April 14, 1967. Together they were blessed with four wonderful children.
Verla was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where she served in the Primary Presidency and the Relief Society Presidency among many other callings. She was a wonderful seamstress, sewing for her children and grandchildren, including wedding dresses for her three daughters.
She loved spending time with her family especially her grandchildren and great- grandchildren. They were all the light of her life. She will be remembered for her kindness, sense of humor and her love for her family.
Verla is survived by her four children; Myrna (Charles-deceased) Watterson of South Jordan, Utah., Norma Jean (Edward) Hansen of Green River, Gary A. (Karen) Lowe of Sandy, Utah, and Gayle (Kent) Olsen of Taylorsville, Utah; one sister; and 23 grandchildren; 70 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents: husband; Norman, son-in-law; Charles Watterson; five brothers and three sisters.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 8, 2008, 11 a.m. at the Green River LDS Chapel. A viewing will be held one hour prior to the services at the chapel. Interment will be at the Elgin Cemetery following the service. Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary.