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Delores Grant

June 26, 1930 — June 10, 2021

1930 - 2021

Delores Janice Dillingham Grant returned home to the loving arms of her husband, Parry on June 10, 2021. She was born June 26, 1930, in Salem, Utah, to Harold Milton Dillingham and Janice Delilah Davis Dillingham. She was the eldest daughter of eleven children.

Delores grew up and attended schools in Springville and Provo, Utah. She married Don Tanner in the fall of 1947, and they were divorced later that same year. They had one child Carl.

She met the love of her life Parry Thomas Grant in February 1949, and they were married on July 5th of the same year in Ely, NV. Delores was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Their marriage was sealed in the Provo Temple on November 26, 2002. She and Parry lived in Salem throughout their 50 years of marriage. Together they grew their family and raised six beautiful children: Carl Mickey, Carolyn, Richard Harold, David Parry, Deborah Ann and Sarah Jane.

Delores held many jobs throughout her life. She worked for Del Monte Cannery on the production line. She was a nurse's aide at Hales Nursing home and the Todd Home in Springville. She worked as a lunch lady for Nebo School District. She enjoyed cooking and baking so much it eventually landed her a job at Mt. View Hospital in the cafeteria where she would bake her famous cinnamon rolls and waffles.

She will be remembered for her love of quilting and sewing, her passion for baking, canning, gardening and her green thumb. Her children and grandchildren will never forget the time they spent on the family farm where they raised chickens, lambs, pigs and rabbits as well as the numerous hunting and fishing trips they all took together.

She is survived by one sister JoAnn Monson, Seattle WA. Children Carolyn Walker (Payson, UT), Richard Grant (Bear Lake, UT), David (Cydney) Grant (Salem, UT), Debbie (Gary) Thomas (Wellington, UT). 13 grandchildren, 42 great grandchildren, 16 great-great grandchildren.

She is proceeded in death by her husband, parents, brothers Richard, Dwayne, Walter, Ronald, Lawrence, Douglas, James, sisters Patricia and Karen, son Carl Mickey, daughter Sarah Jane and grandson Nathan.

The family would like to thank the staff at Stonehenge of Springville for their kind and compassionate care during her last few months of life.

Visitation - Thursday, June 17th, 2021. 9:30am - 10:45am at Salem 3rd Ward Chapel, 695 South 300 West Salem, UT 84653.

Funeral Service - Thursday, June 17th, 2021. 11:00am - 12:00pm.

Interment will be at Salem City Cemetery 130 East 965 South Salem, Utah 84653.

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