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Annie Beatrice Law Call
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Birth: Mar. 9, 1877
Staffordshire, England
Death: Dec. 6, 1926
Davis County
Utah, USA

Daughter of Samuel Tonks and Sarah Ann Lunn Law.

Wife of John Anson Call.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Annie B. Law Call, wife of Postmaster, John A. Call, were held in the Bountiful First Ward Tabernacle, Thursday, December 9th, 1926, at 2 p.m. Bishop Quayle Cannon conducting. The Tabernacle was filled to overflowing so that the 200 or more Primary had to sing from the amusement hall, after sliding away the doors.

The opening and closing prayers were offered by Elders Thomas Waddoups and Joseph T. Mabey. The prayer at the home was invoked by Bishop W. Walter Barlow and Bishop James E. Burns dedicated the grave. The Primary children under the leadership of its chorister, Mrs. Inez W. Evans, san the opening Primary song, "Let's Be Kind to One Another." Mrs. Ivy S. Ellis and D. Eldon Tolman played the funeral march, Mrs. Margaret C. Morris, Edith Call, Dr. R. T. Willey, and D. Eldon Tolman rendered very beautifully vocal and instrumental solos and Bountiful First Ward Quartet sang at the cemetery.

The speakers were, O. P. Hatch, Mrs. J. H. Melville, and Edith Hatch, President Richard Stringham and D. R. Tolman, Governor Charles R. Mabey, and Bishop Quayle Cannon, all spoke in the highest words of praise for the deceased as a kind neighbor, loving and devoted wife, an untiring and determined worker in church, in school, in civic circles and social gatherings.

The floral offerings were many profuse and very beautiful.

The deceased was the second daughter of Samuel and Sarah Ann Lunn Law and was born in Bradley, Staffordshire, England, March 9, 1877. Her early schooling was obtained in the private schools of her mother and mother country.

The family emigrated to Utah in April, 1893, moving to Bountiful a few weeks after arriving in Salt Lake City, since which time, they have made Bountiful their home except five years in Eureka.

In the latter place, she met and studied with Mrs. Cap. George Ryan, who recognized in her great ability as a teacher and prevailed on her to take the examination to teach in the district school there. Later she attended the University of Chicago.

While in Eureka, she became active in the religious and social activities, being a teacher in school and organist, secretary and teacher in mutual.

In 1901, the family moved to Bountiful, where she became a teacher in Sunday school, Mutual, and day school.

She was chosen first counselor to the late Mrs. Eliza N. Barlow in the presidency of the Y.L.M.I.A. whom she succeeded as president.

It was during her presidency that the S.S. superindentency purchased a piano for the ward and the Y.L.M.I.A. donated $100 toward it. She was assistant secretary and treasurer in the Relief Society, then secretary and later assistant secretary.

In 1917 when the Red Cross was active making clothes for the World War soldiers, she became first vice-president in the local chapter and met weekly in the building occupied by Frank Yurka, the tailor.

In January, 1925, she was made president of the Bountiful First Ward Primary and vice-president of the Parent-Teachers organization which positions she held at the time of her death.

Under her presidency the Primary donated $25 to the new piano purchased and paid for in one evening for the new amusement hall.

She was highly respected and honored by all who knew her.

She was married to John A. Call, December 23, 1907, who together with the following survive her: Alton Law and Beatrice Call, her father, Samuel Law, Ernest A., of Canada, Arthur E., of California; S. Chs. W. Law, of Bountiful, brothers; Minnie Law and Emily Jane Adams of Dalles, Ore., sisters.

(Davis County Clipper 12-10-1926)
Family links: 
  John Anson Call (1876 - 1958)
  Kenneth John Call (1910 - 1910)*
  Beatrice Call Mabey (1914 - 2010)*
*Calculated relationship
Bountiful Memorial Park
Davis County
Utah, USA
Plot: B-5-50-3
Created by: Jason Hatch
Record added: Jul 14, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20443814
Annie Beatrice <i>Law</i> Call
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