Melba Thurston Farnsworth, 88, died August 24, 1998 in American Fork, Utah.

She was born July 19, 1910 in Annabella, Utah, the daughter of Hyrum P. and Rosetta Roberts Thurston. She married Alvin Taylor "Bud" Farnsworth July 19, 1934 in the Manti LDS Temple. He died October 21, 1972. She was an active member of the LDS Church. She was employed by ZCMI for over 30 years. She was an avid gardener and won awards for her beautiful yard and gardens.She is survived by two sons, Melvin T. (Renee) Farnsworth, of Provo; and Newell K. (Pat) Farnsworth, of Alpine; 14 grandchildren. Preceded in death by a granddaughter, Michelle Terry.

Funeral Service will be Thursday, August 27th at 11 a.m. in the Richfield City Cemetery, directors, Anderson and Sons Mortuary, American Fork.

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