Elva was born on June 3, 1925 in Grouse Creek, Box Elder County, Utah a daughter of Lawrence J. and Nola Richins Kimber.
She died on February 7, 1927.
Cause of her death was burns sustained when her brother and she were playing with matches and her nightgown caught on fire. She died on the train to Ogden.
She is buried in the Grouse Creek Cemetery.