Doris Harmon Farnsworth, 90, passed away in her home on May 25, 2022 in Mesa, AZ. She was born on August 8, 1931 in Mesa, AZ to Harvey Hubert Harmon and Eva Fenn Harmon. She was married and sealed to her husband, Marion Beecroft Farnsworth in the Mesa Arizona Temple on January 17, 1952. She was a homemaker and retired licensed practical nurse who served 20 years at Mesa General Hospital caring for newborn babies and their mothers. She was a faithful and active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving many times as a primary teacher, chorister and relief society presidency counselor. She actively maintained family histories and genealogies.
She is survived by her sons Dale (Sandra), Blaine (Cindy), David (Tammy), Marvin (Debbie), Roy (Sandy), and daughter Shirley Black (Raymond), 37 grandchildren, 87 great-grandchildren, brothers Clarence (Cathy), Charles (Penny), Alan, and sisters Nell Lewis, Marilyn Pixler (Dick), Nancy Taylor, Susan Pope (Bill), and Jeanene McDowell (John). Predeceased by her husband Marion and two daughters Arlene, and Annette Huish (Scott) and her brother Daniel (Toni). She dearly loved all of her family members and treated others as family. In return she was loved by all who knew her. Doris was an avid quilter and created and gave many dozens of quilts to her loved ones.
Visitation is Friday, June 3 from 6-8 PM at Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa 85201. Funeral services are Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 11 AM at the LDS Chapel, 2252 W Mesquite St, Chandler, AZ 85224. She will be interred at Valley of the Sun Cemetery, 10940 E Chandler Heights Rd, Chandler, AZ 85248.