Gwenna Jean Ethington Eagar
1931 - 2012
Gwenna Jean Ethington Eagar, 80, formerly of Strawberry, Ariz., passed away May 4, 2012 in Flagstaff, Ariz. She was born Nov. 3, 1931 in Colonia Garcia, Chihuahua, Mexico. She was the first of five children born to Brigham A. and Alberta Farnsworth.
Mrs. Eagar was a loving, caring daughter, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She lived the last four years in the Flagstaff area with her daughters.
She worked as a florist for many years in Chandler and Mesa, Ariz., and was active in the LDS church, serving in many leadership positions and on two missions in Guatemala.
Her husbands, Glenn Douglas Ethington and John Edward Eagar, preceded Mrs. Eagar in death.
She is survived by her children, Kay (Johnny) Anderson, Darla (Nial) Chase, Sandra (Rick) Rice, Mark (Jamie) Ethington and Carol (Paul) Sorenson; 25 grandchildren and 58 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held in the LDS chapel at 2401 E. Linda Vista Dr., Flagstaff, Ariz.
The viewing was Tuesday, May 8, followed by funeral services at 10 a.m. and graveside service at Green Acres Cemetery, 401 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale, Ariz.
Arrangements were under the direction of Norvel Owens Mortuary. Condolences and memories can be shared online at www. norvelowensmortuary.com.