Eliza Whiting Faucett passed away February 24, 1995 at age 99.

Eliza was born January 23, 1896 in Mapleton, Utah to Harriet Elizabeth Johnson and Philetus Edgar Whiting. She was married in the Salt Lake Temple October 12, 1920 to Joseph Carl Faucett. They lived in Provo several years, where their four children were born, before moving to Salt Lake City.Eliza is pre-deceased by Carl, and leaves her children, Evelyn (John) Langton, Canada; Fred (Audrey) Faucett, Salt Lake City; Helen (Maurice) Lee, Kaysville; and Beth (Robert) Backus, West Valley City; 16 grandchildren and 45 great-grandchildren; one brother, Vern (Virla) Whiting; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Eliza was a faithful worker in the Relief Society and in the Salt Lake Temple. She was a true pioneer daughter. Her grandparents joined the church in the early days and suffered the violence and hardships of the persecutions and the trek West. Her parents had their trials also, farming in a new land and caring for nine children, only made worse when the mother died when Eliza was only seven years old.

Eliza was a good daughter, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be greatly missed by those she leaves behind and greatly welcomed by those she has gone to meet.

Services will be held 12 noon Monday in the Cannon 6th-7th Ward Chapel (934 Fremont Avenue) where friends may call from 10-11:45 a.m. Monday. Burial in Salt Lake City Cemetery. Larkin Mortuary, funeral directors.

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