This beautiful lady is the daughter of Clarence A. and Eva B. Mellor. She was born April 6, 1929 in Fayette, Utah.
She married Wallace Parkin. They had one son, W. Dan Parkin. Minnie and Wally later divorced. Minnie and Dan made Roy, Utah their home.
She worked at Hill Air Force Base. It was rough for this young woman raising her son and working a full-time job. Thanks to her devoted friends, she persevered.
She met a young United States Airman who became the love of her life, next to her son – Maurice Stanley “Stan” Jensen. They were married for fifty-seven years before his passing.
Minnie retired from Hill Air Force Base as a GS-11.
Minnie’s hobbies included art, playing cards, and shopping for her family and friends. She loved cooking, especially baking the best cookies in the world. Minnie is best known for her story-telling jokes. She will be deeply missed by her family and her adoring friends.
Minnie was the GRANDEST grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother, being survived by two grandsons, ten great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren: grandson, Eric Daniel (Kari) Parkin; Tristen (Skylar) Simpson, with Karsen, Ashton and Lhiera; Jaden (Shania) Parkin, with Noah and Allyson; Hailey (Macey) Parkin, and Kieryn and Kylan Parkin; grandson, Stanley Earl Parkin – Deceased (Melissa) Smith, with Julian Silas, Eheieh Singer Parkin and Isobel Pilomaya; and grandson, Landon Paul (Shy Graham) Weylynd and Abigail Parkin; and sister, Becky Koning.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley, grandson, Kyle Parkin and grandson Stanley Earl Parkin; sisters, Venna Patterson and Joyce Spencer, and brothers, Darwin and Russell Mellor.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, 2022 at Clinton City Cemetery, 750 West 80 North, Clinton. Friends may visit with family on Thursday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Lindquist's Roy Mortuary, 3333 West 5600 South, Roy.
The family would like to thank the staff and nurses at Canyon Cove for all their care and compassion for Minnie.
Services entrusted to Lindquist’s Roy Mortuary.