Marva McKell Prows, age 84, passed away January 22, 2017 in Cedar City, UT. She was born in Spanish Fork, UT on November 21, 1932 to Clifford E and Marva Allman McKell. She had four brothers: Reed, Don, Kent and Bob who was killed in action during the Korean Conflict on June 15, 1952, and one sister Ranae who died seven months after birth. She graduated from Spanish Fork High School and LDS Seminary in May of 1951. She married Thad R. Prows on December 3, 1952 in Spanish Fork, UT. They were later sealed in the St. George Temple on November 13, 2009. They had six children: Allen Prows (MaryLynn), Carla Green (Jim), Carol Hunter (Brad), Joyce Green (Ron), Marilyn Olesen (Gary) and Mark Prows who passed away shortly after birth on December 18, 1965. They had eight grandchildren: Charise, LaDawn, Michael, Ryan, McKell, Braden, Cody and Brandy. She had seventeen great grandchildren: Alexia, Luckaia, McKayla, Brayler, McQuade, Hayden, Ryleigh, Macey, Brooks, Brecken, Hunter, Jaden, Gavin, Bradley, Coltlin, Rhett and Ryah. Her family was the delight of her life. Marva was a great homemaker and caregiver. She excelled in crocheting, canning, cooking, and making beautiful quilts where she received blue ribbons at the fair. She was a very kind, loving and FUN lady, with a very infectious laugh! She cared for her husband for 32 years after he became disabled. She was also employed at Turn where she cared for many disabled individuals. She was very devoted, and loved her job. She did simple kind things to show her compassion to others. She loved Christmas because she loved to surprise and give to others. She was one who sacrificed everything to make others happy. Marva was a member of the LDS Church and loved her calling as a visiting teacher. She is survived by her five children, eight grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren and her brother Don. She is preceded in death by her husband Thad, her son Mark, her brothers Reed, Bob and Kent, and her sister Ranae. Funeral Services will be at 10:30 am on Friday, January 27, 2017 at the Cedar LDS 14th Ward Building (500 West 400 North, Cedar City, UT). A viewing will be held on Thursday evening, January 26, 2017 from 6:00-7:30 pm at Southern Utah Mortuary (190 North 300 West, Cedar City, UT). A viewing will be held on Friday morning, January 27, 2017 from 9:30-10:30 am at the Cedar LDS 14th Ward Building. Interment will be in the Spanish Fork City Cemetery under the direction of Southern Utah Mortuary.