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Agnes Fae Buttars Williams (1924-2012) Obituary

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Agnes Fae Buttars Williams (1924-2012) Obituary

Posted: 1351620878000
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Williams, Buttars, Shumway,
Logan Herald Journal, 10/30/12

DAYTON , IDAHO — Agnes Fae Buttars Williams was born Feb. 16, 1924, in Dayton, Idaho, the daughter of David William and Maud Shumway Buttars. On Oct. 27, 2012, in Preston, Idaho, Fae peacefully joined hands with her husband Herbert Niels Williams. Her son James Rolland Williams; grandchildren Darcy Ray Williams, Stephen Paul and Heather Marie Williams; great-grandchild Hayden Drake Williams; parents; sisters and brothers are overjoyed to welcome her home.

Fae leaves her brother Lyman (Pat) Buttars Roy of Roy, Utah; sister-in-law Rhea (Keith) Taylor of Dillon, Mont.; and 10 children, Montie Herbert (Juanita) of Saratoga Springs, Utah, Deonna Fae (Neil) Fuller - serving a New York Rochester Mission in Palmyra, N.Y., Janet Beth (Bob) Tustian of West Valley, Utah, Susan Elaine (Wayne) — recently returned from the Mongolia mission, Jay Buttars (Rosie) Williams of Cornish, Utah, Mark B. (Christine) Williams of Dayton, Idaho, Steven B. (Renee’) Williams of Orem, Utah, Carol “Louise” (Brent) Osborne of Preston, Idaho, Ellen Jean “Jeannie” (Mark) Larsen of Layton, Utah, and Ann Lorraine “Laurie” (Corky) Smart of Millville, Utah; and daughter-inlaw Yvonne Williams of Ephraim, Utah.

Fae grew up in Dayton. She was a cheerleader at Weston High School. She tap-danced for soldiers when they left for the war. Fae loved to dance and played piano by ear. She married her sweetheart and eternal companion March 25, 1942, in the Logan LDS Temple. Fae went on two missions with Herb to the Mississippi Jackson Mission and the Texas Dallas Mission.

Fae leaves behind 11 sons and daughters, 10 in-laws, 64 grandchildren and their 48 spouses, 140 great-grandchildren with one on the way, and four great-great-grandchildren which is a total of 277 posterity. She loved each of her descendants very much.

She was a wonderful mother who taught her children the important principles of the gospel of Jesus Christ through her example. She taught us to love music and to harmonize in song. Her whole life was a life of service and compassion to and for others. She sewed many clothes for her family, worked very hard at keeping her home clean and worked alongside us on the farm. She taught us good work ethics.

Her bread and rolls were enjoyed by many, many people. She used to bake 20 loaves of bread a week. She loved to send cards and letters to others. Fae served many years in teaching the youth and children in her church. Fae will be greatly missed by her family, many wonderful friends and extended family.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, in the Dayton Ward chapel with Bishop Wesley Beutler conducting. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Webb Funeral Home, 1005 S. 800 East, Preston, and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Interment will be in the Weston Cemetery.

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