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    Phyllis Irene Hunt
    1934 ~ 2009

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    She was born in Green River, Utah on April 24, 1934. She married George Thomas Burr on Sept. 9, 1954 in the Salt Lake Temple. She enjoyed 55 years as his devoted earthly companion and looked forward to an eternity together.

    She was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and fulfilled many callings including Relief Society and Primary President. Famous for her culinary skills, her delectable pies and rolls were the highlight of family, church, and community events. But most of all, she loved being a wife, sister, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. Her devotion and dedicated service to her family has left an eternal legacy of love which will not be forgotten.

    She is preceded in death by her father, Lafayette Hunt; mother, Rua Hunt; brothers, Verald Hunt, Loren Hunt, Don Hunt; and sisters, Twila Bigelow and Vivian Rowe. Her surviving family members include her husband, children and their spouses, Kevin and Brenda Burr, Conae and Jeff Black, Bradley and Cyndie Burr, Shalia and Lance Moses, and Trent and Alicia Burr, 24 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, a brother and his wife, Verno and Glenna Hunt, and sisters and their spouses, Ina and Adolph Spadafora, and Janet and Jared Tucker and a host of other extended family members.

    A viewing was held on Tuesday, Nov. 24 at the Green River LDS Chapel and also on Wednesday, Nov. 25 prior to the funeral services. Interment was at Grand County Cemetery.

    Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary. Family and friends may sign the guest book and share memories of Phyllis at www.fausettmortuary.com.

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