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Alma Willson

FERRON - Our loving mother and grandmother, Alma Lowe Willson, passed away Oct. 24, 2006 at Utah Valley Regional Hospital surrounded by her family.

She was born June 15, 1923 in Springville, to William Elden and Sarah Spafford Lowe. She married her lifelong fishing partner Lloyd Willson March 7, 1942 in Las Vegas, Nev., he died July 27, 1999 in Ferron. Their marriage was solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple on Sept. 9, 2000.

Alma was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She went to school in Springville.

Her mother passed away while Alma was just a girl. She was left to help raise her younger sister and brother. Alma was a very hard worker and took pride in her family and home. Her favorite times were those that were spent with her children and grandchildren.

Alma loved to fish and camp and enjoyed the great outdoors. When she wasn't spending time with her children or grandchildren she was figuring out crossword puzzles and watching her hummingbirds.

She loved living and times spent with her close friends "The Wild Bunch."

Alma was dearly loved by family and will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her. She is survived by daughters, Patsy (Ed) Christie, Orangeville; Betty (Tony) Riffle, Sunnyside; Billie (Derek) Morgan, St. Louis, Mo.; son, Michael (Patricia) Willson, Ferron; 24 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Also survived by one sister, Louise (Bill) Hales, Tooele; one brother, Ray (Jerrie) Lowe, Springville; three nieces, two nephews and many cousins. Preceded in death by husband; parents; daughter, Barbara Dawn; son-in-law, Dennis; grandson, Darrin; and nephew, Richard.

Private services for family and friends will be Saturday, Oct. 28, at 10 a.m. at the Ferron LDS Stake Center, under the direction of Fausett Mortuary. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions be made to the American Heart Association.

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