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    Arliene A. Gritts Cartwright, 1921 ~ 2008

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    Our kind and beloved mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, Arliene Lucille Averett Robins Jensen Gritts Cartwright, age 87, of Centerfield, Utah, died Oct. 29, 2008 in Mayfield, Utah.

    She was born June 12, 1921 in Mt. Pleasant, Utah, a daughter of Thomas Issac and Estella Sorenson Averett. She married George Brooks Robins in 1939 in Salina, Utah and they were later divorced. She married Otto Jensen in 1948 in Centerfield, and they were later divorced. She married John Junior Gritts, August 12, 1959 in Aztec, N.M. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple. He died April 12, 1981. She married Jack Thomas Cartwright in 1985. He died Dec. 17, 1993.

    Arliene collected rocks and loved music. She enjoyed playing her ragtime player piano and she enjoyed traveling. She worked with Dr. Rees in Gunnison as a nurse.

    Arliene is survived by her children: Tom and Joyce Robins of California, JoAnn and Jim Moody of Arizona, Marie and Bobby Box of California, and Carl Jensen of Tennessee; 14 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; a brother, Leo Averett of Centerfield and a sister, JoBerta Malmgren Mellor of Fayette.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Rex Richard Robins; a brother, Leon Averett and a sister, Donna Lovell.

    Graveside services were held Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008 in the Sunset Memorial Cemetery in Moab. Burial was in the Sunset Memorial Cemetery, 2651 Spanish Valley Drive in Moab, under the care of the Springer Turner Funeral Home of Richfield and Salina, Utah.

    Condolences may be left for the family at an online guest book at: www.springerturner.com

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