Lela Cottam Obituary

Lela Garner Cottam
Lela Garner Cottam

February 26, 1925 - February 4, 2018
Born in Ogden, Utah
Resided in Hooper, Utah
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Hooper - Lela Garner Cottam, 92 passed away 4 February 2018 at her home. She was born 26 Feb 1925 in Hooper, Utah, a daughter of George Edwin Garner and Gladys Lavida Simpson. She was raised in Hooper and attended Weber County schools.

She married Lyman Joseph Cottam on 29 September 1942. The marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple.

Together they have five children. Diana Thompson, Sunset; David Lyman Cottam,Calvin Blaine Cottam (Connie) and Gary Cottam, all of Hooper. A daughter Gay Lynn Cottam preceded her in death.

She is survived by two sisters; Lois Smith, Mesquite, Nevada and Mary Lou Hancock, West Weber. Also one brother, Paul Garner of Collinston, and a lot of grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She enjoyed doing temple work. She and Dad traveled extensively and had visited many temples. She especially enjoyed the occasions when the family could all get together and enjoy each other’s company. Mostly she was a stay-at-home wife and mother, but she worked for the civil service for a short period of time.

We will always love, miss and remember her.

Funeral services will be held Friday, February 9, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the Hooper Homestead Building, 5375 S 5900 W with the Bishop officiating.

Friends and family are invited to attend a viewing Thursday, February 8, 2018, 6:00 -8:00 PM at Myers Mortuary 5865 South 1900 West, Roy, Utah and also at the Hooper Homestead Ward from 10:00 -10:45 AM prior to the services. Interment will be in the Hooper City Cemetery.




Myers Mortuary - Roy
5865 South 1900 West
Roy, UT US 84067
February 8, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
February 9, 2018
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Hooper Homestead Ward
5375 South 5900 West
Hooper, Utah United States 84315
February 9, 2018
11:00 AM