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Melvin James Harrington

Melvin James Harrington

Male 1950 - 2013  (63 years)

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  • Name Melvin James Harrington 
    Born 27 Jun 1950  Casa Grande, Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Dec 2013  Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I26249  Whitton
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 

    Father Melvin B Harrington,   b. 5 Jul 1921, Bennington, OK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 2007, Phoenix Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Irene Whitton,   b. 2 Dec 1924,   d. 27 Feb 1998, Phoenix Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 15 Sep 1948  Fallon, Nevada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10016  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Cheri Ann Williams 
    Married 15 Feb 1975  LDS Temple, Los Angeles Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F10024  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Melvin James “Jim” Harrington, 63, peacefully passed away on Friday, December 6, 2013 at

      Montecito Nursing Home, 51 S. 48th 1950, at Casa Grande, Arizona to Melvin and Irene (Witton) Harrington. Shortly after his birth his parents moved to Reno, Nevada. Later they moved to Phoenix Arizona where Jim was raised and where he graduated from Carl Hayden High School in 1966. Jim married Cherri Ann Williams on February 15, 1975 in the Los Angels LDS Temple. Jim and Cherri made their home in Mesa, AZ where they raised their two children. Jim was a devoted father and grandfather and a very generous kind hearted man.

      He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Cherri of Mesa, Arizona; and his two children, Christy (Doug Lanenga) of Gilbert, and Michael (Monica) Harrington of Phoenix; six grandchildren, Fernada, Milio, Siciley, Shawn, Dillenger, and Hailey; one sister Ruth (Steve ) DeVault of Phoenix; father-in-law J.T. Williams of Heber AZ, one brother-in-law, Monty (Susie) Williams of Heber AZ; two sisters-in-law, Kayrene (Gary) Palmer of Heber AZ, Lorie (Doug) Brewer, of Queen Creek, AZ; and eighteen nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Dorene Crandell Williams, a brother-in-law, Daryl Williams and his parents.

      Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Saturday, December 14 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Heritage Park Ward – 235 W. 10th place at a later date at Heber Cemetary, Heber AZ. Visitation from 9:00 to 10:00 AM.