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Obituary: Mary Lou Farr Lloyd

Mary Lou Farr Lloyd 1929 ~ 2005 Mary Lou Farr Lloyd of Kaysville, Utah, passed away on September 1, 2005. She was born March 1, 1929, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Willard Ballantyne and Jane Lucretia Brown Farr. She spent many of her growing up years in Salt Lake City and Richfield, UT. She graduated from East High in 1947. Our angel-haired mother was eternally 29 years old. She married Grant S. Lloyd on May 26, 1949, in the Salt Lake Temple. In 1954, Mary Lou and Grant moved to "Just-A-Mere Farm" in Kaysville and began attending the "Old North Farmington" ward. Mary Lou served in many positions in all the auxiliaries of the church, including Stake Relief Society President. One of her longest callings in the church was that of ward organist. She held that position for nearly 40 years. Music became one of her great loves and brought great joy into her life. In 1996, Mary Lou and Grant served an LDS mission at the Visitors Center in Sharon, Vermont, the birthplace of Joseph Smith. Mary Lou worked side by side with her dear husband in creating and establishing Cherry Hill Resort. Together for over 30 years, she and Grant helped greet people to their "little farm" from all over the world. Mary Lou is survived by Grant, her husband of 56 years, her five children: Kathleen (Kent) Gauchay, Idaho Falls, ID; Scott (Marilyn), Kaysville, UT; Bruce (Debbie), Kaysville, UT; Keith (Tammy), Kaysville, UT; Carol (Blair) Barton, Kaysville, UT; 22 grandchildren; seven great-grand-children; sister, Louise McAllister, Vancouver, WA. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Willard Farr, three sisters, Violet Higham, Zella Smith, Ethel Gardiner, and a granddaughter, Michelle Lloyd. Funeral services will be held Wed., September 7, 2005 at 11 a.m. at the Fairways LDS Chapel, 1533 N. 1075 W. Farmington, UT. Friends and family may call Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lindquist's Kaysville Mortuary, 400 North Main and Wednesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church. Interment, Farmington City Cemetery. The family wishes to express our deep appreciation for the thoughtful care of the Harmony Home Health and Hospice caregivers: Nancy Curtis and Natalie Taylor. Also to the aides at Heritage Place and her friend, Cathy Packer. e-mail condolences to the family at llm@lindquistmortuary.com