John Henderson Pendleton, 85, of Parowan, Iron County, Utah, died Sept. 28, 1970 in a Cedar City hospital of natural causes. He was a devoted member of the Sons of Utah pioneers and. kept the little Salt Lake Chapter alive and active for a number of years with his devotion and enthusiasm.
He was a teacher in the Iron Board of Parowan, He had served County Schools for 40 years and was chairman of the Planning Board of Parowan. He served as a bishop’s counselor and was active in his high priests quorum.
Mr. Pendleton was born Sept. 26, 1885, in Parowan, a son of Freeman Warren and Anna Henderson Pendleton. He married Mary Hazul Luke, June 16, 1909 in the Salt Lake Temple. She died Oct. 23, 1966.
Survivors: sons, daughters, Mrs. Emerson (Florene) Adams, Cedar City; Mrs. Claude (Mariam) Lister, Mrs. Roy (Annie) Stubbs, John C., all Parowan; Mrs. Clift (Claudia) Foster, Kearns; Lt. Col. Freeman L., Alexandria, Va.; 22 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; brother, sisters, Woodruff, Mrs. Ida H. Smith, Mable Pendleton, all Parowan.
Funeral services were held Oct. 1 in the Parowan First-Second Ward Chapel. Burial was in the Parowan Cemetery.Recommend0 recommendationsPublished in