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Merilyn Spencer 1947 ~ 2006 Born to Ellis O. Spencer and Arline Burton on February 8, 1947 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Merilyn Attended Olympus High School. She married Lloyd B. Banks, and later divorced; Married Joseph W. Metcalf, later divorced. Merilyn had four children, 11 grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter. Our beautiful and talented grandmother, daughter, sister, and mother loved crocheting, gardening, dancing, creating beautiful gifts, and making holidays wonderful for her family. Mom would give anyone anything she could (literally, the shirt off her own back). She loved children and collecting her elephants. She was always there to help anyone in need. Survived by her mother, Arline Burton Howcroft; siblings: Kay (Al) Harding, Warren Spencer, Joni (Gary) Anderson; Children: Lisa (Stephen) Martinez, Scott W. Banks, Kristin (Doug Suter) Banks, Matthew J. Metcalf; Preceded in death by: Ellis O. Spencer (father), Vicki Christian (sister), and Marsha Spencer (sister). Services will be held on Monday, Sept. 18, 2006 at the Memorial Estates, Mountain View Mortuary: 3115 E. 7800 S., at 2 p.m. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at 3 p.m.
Published in Salt Lake Tribune on Sept. 15, 2006