A Woman Called Mary

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 26
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1994
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title A Woman Called Mary
Description many of the conveniences she had not had. How she loved this home. She so enjoyed the phonograph, and then (he radio. She would sit in her rocking chair and listen to the music, tapping her little feel to the rhythms. She loved good music. She especially liked her Scottish records, songs sung by Harry Lauder. Now that she had. and could enjoy, the conveniences in her life, she had the misfortune of losing her eyesight, due to cataracts. December 1925, at the age of 78. Altogether in darkness the rest of her life, she never complained. She lived in her own home, taking care of herself. She continued to he a jovial, happy person, loving life and people. Each year. Grandmother would plan her winter visits to the homes of her two sons, and to the grandchildren's homes where she was always welcome. She had a keen mind and a marvelous memory. Grandmother was proud of all her family. Her two sons filled missions for the L.D.S. Church. She raised the grandson of her husband, by his first wife, the boy's mother having died when he was a baby. She loved him. too. She was a noble woman, always helping others, loyal to her church. She worked in the Relief Society for many years, and did much for the sick and needy. She was affectionately called "Aunt Mary" by many children. Her husband passed away July 22. 1907 at the age of 84. Grandmother Mary passed away at the home of her eldest son, John. February 22, 1942, at the age of 95 years, five months. At the time of her death, she had a posterity of three sons, sixteen grandchildren. 42 great-grandchildren, and 17 great-great-grandchildren. She believed in. and taught her family: "Always do your best. What is worth doing, is worth doing well." She was truly a great lady, a Child of God. who taught by example. She will always be remembered for: The hardships she went through. The trials and difficulties she cheerfully bore. That we might dwell in this beautiful Sanpete Valley With the many opportunities and privileges we have. Blessed by her memory. Family history, personal acquaintance, personal knowledge and recollection of stories told me by my grandmother. My grandmother who is. and was. a lady who made a difference. Making a good life for herself, through work and service, and bringing 21
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 26
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326066
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