Mary Coleman Milliner

Milliner, Mary Obit(November 14, 1931 – August 15, 2015)

Mary Coleman Milliner passed away with the same courage and grace with which she lived her life on Saturday, August 15, 2015, in Ivins, Utah. She was born on November 14, 1931, in Heber City, Utah, to Delbert T. and Sylvia Neilsen Coleman.

She married Shirman Milliner on November 23, 1954, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

She was an educator for over 45 years, influencing many young lives. Mary was an active member of the LDS Church, serving as the pianist and organist for most of her life.

Mary was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She unconditionally loved each family member and found great joy by knitting together the hearts of those whom she loved.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, William, Keith and Tom Coleman; and brother-in-law, Ron Hiatt.

Mary is survived by her loving husband, Shirman; daughters, Carrie (James) Morrell of St. George, Marty (Bryan) Richmond and Dana (Robert) Earl both of Salt Lake City; nine grandchildren and four adored great-grandchildren; brother, Joseph (Joyce) Coleman; sisters, Kathyrn Hiatt and Shirley (Ed) Trimble; and sisters-in-law, Shanna Van Wagoner, Bonnie Coleman, Mary Jo Adamson and Leila Coleman.

Funeral Services

  • Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 18, at 1 p.m. in the Heber City 6th Ward LDS Chapel, 1365 E. Center Street, Heber.
  • Friends may call Tuesday, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the chapel, prior to services.
  • Interment will be in the Heber City Cemetery.

Arrangements have been made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, St. George, 435-673-2454.


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