Mary Phoenix

WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY     (Washington County, Utah)

MARY LUND MORRIS PHOENIX

(teacher, historian)

BIOGRAPHY

Mary Morris was born June 2, 1916 in St. George, where she grew up. She graduated from Dixie High School and Dixie Jr. College. She also attended the University of Southern California, Stanford, and the University of Utah.

She married John J. "Jack" Phoenix, Jr. in St. George. He was a well known Standard Oil Distributor.

After Jack died in 1962, Mary taught English and Drama at Dixie High School. She retired in ????.

Mary passed away at age 82 on December 22, 1998 at the St. George Care Center. On December 28, she was buried in Plot C-26-9-2 at the St. George City Cemetery.


FAMILY

Parents and Siblings:
    William Morton Morris
    Mollie Lund Morris
        Mary Lund Morris
        Robert David Morris

(10/23/1889-10/28/1957)   (married xx/xx/xxxx)
(10/2/1888-1/15/1975)
(6/2/1916-12/22/1998)   (married John Jasper Phoenix, Jr.)
(2/24/1918-1/15/1992)   (married Jean Leavitt)

Husband and Children:
    John Jasper Phoenix, Jr.
        John Morton Phoenix
        William J. "Bill" Phoenix  


(3/17/1890-8/14/1962)   (married xx/xx/xxxx)
(11/1/1941-11/4/2013)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)


PHOTOS

TBD


REFERENCES

Historical Buildings of Washington County, Volume 1
Sketches by Jon Bowcutt and text by Mary Phoenix

Historical Buildings of Washington County, Volume 2
Sketches by Jon Bowcutt and text by Mary Phoenix
1992

Washington County St George Utah Cooking Cookbook
Told by Mary Phoenix & Karl Brooks
Printed by Ben Brown Heritage Press

Obituary: Mary Phoenix
Deseret News,   Thursday, December 24, 1998

Find-A-Grave entry for Mary Lund Morris Phoenix

BillionGraves entry for Mary Morris Phoenix