could finally get around again, she fell and broke her wrist
Valora had lost her husband and lived
this time but in September of
1950, Valora in Afton and
with Grandma at bought a home in planned to live
While she was getting moved, Grandma stayed
with my parents in Ogden,
bedfast. She eighty-eight.
and while there on October 5th,
she become 1950 at the
MAYOR OF AFTON, WYOMING BURIED AT BOUNTIFUL, UTAH
Chester Sessions, Mayor of Afton, Wyoming, son of Perrigrine and Emorette Loveland Sessions, first settlers and founders of Bountiful was called by death at Montpelier, Idaho, early Sunday morning, following an operation on the Thursday previous.
Mr Sessions, accompanied by his wife and her sister, Mrs. Alice Wood of Syracuse were on their way to Bountiful, when he was obliged to go to the hospital at Montpelier where the operation was necessarily immediately performed. The attending surgeons discovered that the nature of the
ailment for his
was very serious and announced no hope could be held
ming odds bravely until Sunday when relieved by death.
of the family
He died with
consciousness until the end and was able to
His brothers Orson and Wallace 0. and Orson's daughter, Ida, were notified of the seriousness of Mr. Sessions condition Sunday, and rushed to Montpelier; but arrived several hours after he had expired.
The body was brought to Bountiful, in conformity with Mr. Sessions request that he be buried beside his parents in
the Bountiful Cemetery.
His wife and children arrived here
The remains lay in state at the until the hour of the funeral.
Chester Sessions was born in Bountiful, and was sixty
five years of age on the 28th of last May.
He spent the
early part of his life in Bountiful, and on October 1876 was married to Isabelle Corbridge, in the Salt
Eight years after the marriage,
they were called to years, subsequently
moving back to Bountiful which was home to these sturdy settlers until thirty years ago when the call of the frontier lured them to Star Valley, where they have since
Mr. Sessions was prominent
and continually active at Afton, and held