Deseret News, The (Salt Lake City, UT) – May 17, 1998
Deceased Name: Death: Shirley Weight Roper
Shirley Weight Roper passed away May 15, 1998.
She was born October 22, 1916 in St. Anthony, Idaho to Leon M. and Ferol Roylance Weight. She attended public schools in Provo and attended one year at B.Y.U. She worked for Mountain Bell Telephone Company, retiring in 1972 after 33 years of service. She married Oather Ross Roper September 7, 1943 in the Salt Lake Temple.
LDS Church service included a mission to East Central States from 1939-40, a mission with her husband to Hawaii from 1946-48, and to Nauvoo, Illinois from 1978-79. She was an officer or teacher in all church auxiliaries for many years, and a Provo Temple worker for about 18 years.
Survivors include her husband; her daughter, Mrs. Renae (Milton) DeLeeuw; four granddaughters, Mrs. Dayna Lee (David) Harper, Mrs. Kristine (Mark) Ward, Mrs. Cheryl (Aldo) Lomeli, and Mrs. Melissa (Darin) Balls; and seven great-grandchildren.