Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Edna Stevens Sutherland Follett, returned into the presence of our kind Heavenly Father, with her loving children and husband at her side on October 23, 1990.
We will never forget her loving and gentle ways, how she always thought of others and looked for the good in those she met and inspired others to do the same, how she loved fishing and camping and having her family around her.Born March 11, 1918 in Ephriam, Utah to Charles Henry and Elvira Kelson Stevens. Edna Married William LaMar Follett 25 loving years ago in Carson City, Nevada on July 18, 1965. They moved into his cozy home in Magna where they loved to garden and make trinkets.
She loved her summer home in Scofield, Utah where she was actively involved with her friends and neighbors at Scofield West. She was an active member of the LDS Church.
Survived by her husband, William LaMar Follett; seven children, Mrs. Floyd Ledford (Colleen); Mrs. Leroy Hooton Jr. (Ann); Richard S. Sutherland and his wife Jackie; Robert G. Sutherland and his wife Myrna, Duane H. Sutherland and his wife Kathleen; Mrs. Gary Kelson (Shauna); Mrs. Victor Alvey (Cindy); four stepchildren, William LaMar Follett Jr.; Mrs. Tony Vasquez (Debbie); Ronald Allred and Mrs. Ted Briggs (Karen); 35 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; sisters, Julia Aikem, Florence Paulsen, Faye Ward, Zalia Mallinson, and Adella Johnson. Preceded in death by her husband, George W. Sutherland and a son, Allen John Sutherland. Sealed in the LDS Temple.
Her strength and her courage were an inspiration to all of us.
Funeral services, Saturday, October 27, 12 noon, Pleasant Green 1st Ward, 8741 W. 3000 So., Magna. Friends may call Friday, October 26, 6-8 p.m., Peel Funeral Home, 8525 West 2700 South, Magna, and Saturday at the church 11:00 to 11:45 a.m. Interment, Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery, 10600 South 1700 East.
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