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 Celestia Ann <I>Smith</I> Garfield

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Celestia Ann Smith Garfield

  • Birth 14 Aug 1899 Draper, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Death 5 Feb 1989 Draper, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Draper, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Plot A-149-8
  • Memorial ID 9570526

Ann Smith Garfield

Draper: Our beloved mother, mama, grandmother, great grandmother and friend Celestia Ann Smith Garfield age 89, passed away Februrary 5, 1989 at her home in Draper of causes incident to age.

She was born August 14, 1899 in Draper, Utah to Joseph M. and Celestia Ann Brown Smith.

Married Northrop Enniss Garfield on June 24, 1925 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He died December 7, 1986.

She attended school in Draper and graduated from Jordan High School.

She worked at Draper Canning Factory and USAC Cafeteria and the Mount Jordan Jr. High Cafeteria.

She has always been a faithful and devoted member of the LDS Church, serving in all the organizations in various capasities. She was the Sunshine Lady for the Draper 5th ward for many years, sending cards to the sisters on their birthdays.

Mother loved people and she enjoyed sending greeting cards to her many friends and relatives and the grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She worked hard beside father on their farm and in raising their seven children, but she could always find time for the pigs in blankets, cinnamon rolls, "piggy pudding" and potato salad for a hayride or family bonfire. In her declining years she enjoyed cooking everyone's favorite dinners, deserts or bread for their turn to "visit" at night or on Saturday or Sunday. She kept the scouting traditions going for her beloved Northrop by continuing to support the scouting programs. She was a wonderful mother and we will miss her.

Survivors: sons, Earl J. and Northrop Enniss Jr. both Draper, daughters, Mrs Justin M. (Anne) Covington, Mrs Lloyd (Beth) Sutcliffe, both of Draper, Joan Garfield and Ruth Gordon, both Sandy; Mrs Harold (Mary) Dow, Las Crusces, N.M.: 32 grandchildren and 44 great grandchildren
one great, great grandson; brother Merald Smith; Salt Lake City: preceded in death by a son Michael.

Funeral service will be held Thursday Febuary 9, 1989 at 12 noon in the Draper LDS Stake Center 13366 So. 1300 East.
Friends may call at Goff Mortuary 8090 So. State Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. and Thursday at the stake center one and one half hours prior to services. Burial Draper Cemetery.

Published in Salt Lake Tribune 2/6/ 1989


My Aunt Ann was a very special lady. And I loved her so very much. It is so true about the cards, my Mother never had an occasion pass that she did not receive a card from Aunt Ann. Her daughter Ann has really kept up the tradition for her Mom.
Rest in Peace my Sweet Aunt. YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN.



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Married June 24 1925

Gravesite Details Shared Headstone with A-149-1 [Northrop E. Garfield], Cemetery records indicate variant name 'Ann S. Garfield'

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  • Maintained by: Esther Kinder
  • Originally Created by: John Warnke
  • Added: 9 Oct 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9570526
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Celestia Ann Smith Garfield (14 Aug 1899–5 Feb 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9570526, citing Draper City Cemetery, Draper, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Esther Kinder (contributor 47944192) .