Frankie Nagle Averett, age 98, died Friday, April 5, 1991 in an Orem care center.
She was born December 5, 1892 in Denver, Colorado to Reuben Webster and Inez Elizabeth Blackman Nagle. She married Ruphas Judathan Averett on June 28, 1916 in Salt Lake City; he died August 10, 1973. She attended schools in Denver, Springville and Provo, and received a Normal teaching certificate from Brigham Young Academy. She taught school in Hobble Creek Canyon and Wallsberg. She was a convert to the LDS Church and served as Primary president for 14 years, as a teacher in Relief Society, and Sunday School. She was a stake missionary and had done extensive genealogy and temple work.She and her husband farmed their entire married life. She also worked at the Eddington Cannery, at the Springville Post Office, and Utah State Hospital. She served as a voter agent. She was a member of the DUP and the K.S. Litterary Club. She was an avid gardener, raising many types of flowers. After her mother's death, she raised her brothers and sisters.
She is survived by two sons and one daughter, Keith Howard Averett, Wendell Averett, both ofSpringville; Mrs. Robert (Renee) Snyder, Mapleton; 11 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by one grandson, killed in the Vietnam War.
Funeral services will be Monday at 11 a.m., in the Springville 23rd Ward Chapel, 355 East Center. Friends may call at the Wheeler Mortuary, 211 East 200 South, on Sunday from 6-8 p.m. or Monday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Burial, Evergreen Cemetery.
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