Glenna Austad Miller Watkins Mecham

Friday , March 28, 2014 - 12:57 PM


Glenna Mecham will celebrate her 80th birthday with family and friends on Saturday, March 22, 2014 from 1-5 pm. at the Mesquite 7th Ward (Stake House) in Mesquite, NV.

She was born March 1934 in Ogden, UT to Grant and Verla Raty Austad oldest of four children.

She married Marvin C. Miller in May 1950 in Ogden, UT. They were later sealed in the LDS Logan Temple. They divorced in 1965. Five children: Kathryn (Bill) Greenwald, Gary Miller (dec.), Gail Morris, Glen Miller, Debra (Parker) Fawson.

Married Baker C. Watkins in Jan 1966 in Elko, NV. They later divorced. Four children: David (Carol) Watkins, Brett Watkins (dec.), Darin Watkins, Jill (Robert) Butler.

Married Delbert Mecham Jan 1993 in Ogden, UT and welcomed his three children to her family: Gary (Becky) Mecham, Debbie (David) Gast, Rebecca (Ken) Nelson. They retired to Southern Utah and then Mesquite. He died Oct. 2004.

Glenna served in many positions in the LDS Church. She was a talented seamstress and enjoyed crocheting. She also enjoyed the association with many friends and family over the years and spent many years playing Pinochle with a special group of friends. She was a Real Estate agent for several years and started her own company. She worked and retired from Hill AFB. After moving to Mesquite, she found a new passion in painting, mostly with water colors and some oils.

She has 24 grandchildren, 10 step-grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.

Family and Friends are invited to join us at the Church and Park at 100 N. Arrowhead Lane, Mesquite, NV, to celebrate this special day with Glenna. Please share a special message or memory with Glenna by mail or email.


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