THATCHER - Phyllis E. Lewis, 96, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family Sunday, July 5, 2009.
`She was born April 3, 1913 in Emery to George W. Mortensen and Florenda Matilda Larsen. She married George Udell Lewis on July 20, 1932 in Manti LDS Temple.
She was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served in various callings.
She loved quilting, sewing and baking. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family. She always remembered each grandchild's name and birthday. Her keen mind allowed her to be involved in her family's lives and activities.
She is survived by her daughter, Eunice (Mack) Luke; three sons, Donald (Jonda), Ted and Kimball (Myrna); 25 grandchildren, 76 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by one brother and three sisters. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers and one sister; a son and daughter-in-law, Norris and Barbara; three grandsons and one great-grandson.
Special thanks to Lidia Martin, who provided exceptional help and care for our mother for over three years. Also to Love Healthcare for their excellent help and care. We especially thank our brother, Ted, for his love and care for our mother.
A viewing will be Thursday, July 9, at 10 a.m. at the Thatcher-Penrose LDS Ward Chapel, 11475 W. 10400 North, Thatcher. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m., with Bishop Toone officiating. Internment at Cliff View Cemetery, Price, at about 4:30 p.m.
On-line condolences may be expressed at www.ruddfuneralhome.com.