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Daily Herald | Posted: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 1:50 am
Athalia Gay Sowards Lewis
1915 ~ 2010
Athalia Gay Sowards Lewis, 94, died June 18, 2010. She was born August 13, 1915 in Manassa, CO to Fannie Jackson and Willard Louis Sowards. She married Fred Amos Lewis Aug. 19, 1933 in Spanish Fork, UT. They were later sealed in the Salt Lake Temple. Her husband died May 28, 1988.
She was the last survivor of her generation and is a member of the LDS Church. She loved the Bible and Jesus Christ. She had a keen sense of humor and enjoyed gardening and traveling.
She is survived by four daughters, Toye JoAnne (Leland L., deceased) DeLange, Nancy (Verl) Lamb, Linda (Fred) Paulson and Lora Lee (Howard, deceased) Knight; 38 grandchildren, 73 great-grandchildren and 23 great-great-grandchildren.
A viewing will be held at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 So. Redwood Road, Taylorsville, Wed., June 23, 2010, 6 to 8 PM.
Graveside services will be at Spanish Fork, UT Cemetery, Thurs., June 24, 2010 at 11 AM.
We are grateful for the kind people who lovingly helped her at Golden Living and CareSource.