The earth mourns the loss of a great woman, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Agnes passed away peacefully at her home in American Fork on Monday eveningFebruary 9, 2015. Her Daughter Julie and Husband were holding her as she passed away.
Agnes was born December 9, 1928 in Price, Utah the fifth of eight children to George MacFarlane and Anna Francis Stoker Mathis.She graduated from Carbon High School in June, 1947.
Agnes married Lafayette (Lafe) Berry Brown in the Salt Lake Temple on June 10,1948. Together they shared 66 plus years raising four children.
Agnes was gifted with a great musical talent having a beautiful voice and ability to remember any song she heard or sang. She could sing songs people have never heard before always in key and amayzing people wth the words and tune.
Agnes loved to be of service to other people. She worked for the Utah State Department of Corrections many yars retiring when she was 70. She enjoyed traveling mostly in the Motorhome or any method of transportation available just so she could travel. Agnes never forgot a birthday of any member of her family and tried to send them a card and with her (bad) voice husband they would sing happy birthday on their special day. Agnes and her Husband volunteered to work for the Forest Service as campground and visitor center managers for many years.
Agnes is survived by two of her daughters and one daughter in law, Carol Lynne Fitzgerald, Julie Anna Eldridge, Lori Kimball Brown and ten grandchildren and ten Great Grandchildren . She was preceded in death by her Parents, Daughter Sue Ann and Son Lafe, three brothers, Robert (Roma), Henry (Bev) and John (Pat), two sisters, Jane (Calvin) Johnson, Lois Ann (Owen) Shupe and one son-in-law Peter Eldridge.
A special thanks to the caregivers who took care of Agnes since her accident in January. (Thanks Wendy)
Services will be Saturday February 14, 2015 at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 E. Dimple Dell Rd, Sandy. Viewing will from 12:00-1:45 PM, and Services will be held at 2:00 P. M.