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Obituary for Harriett R Garman Ambrose

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Harriett R Garman Ambrose

February 20, 1933 - November 23, 2012

Harriett R. Garman AmbroseFebruary 20, 1933 ~ November 23, 2012Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend left us to be with her Lord and Savior very peacefully. She was born the youngest child of Russell and Vergie Garman in Caldwell, Idaho, and was raised on the family homestead in Wilder, Idaho. She graduated from Wilder High School in 1950, and then graduated from the College of Idaho in 1954. After teaching for one year in Mountain Home, Idaho, she married Jene Ambrose, June 11, 1955. They recently celebrated their 57th anniversary. Harriett was a devout and dedicated Christian, worshipping and serving in many positions at the First Baptist Church of Ogden and later at Grace Bible Ministries where she and Jene worked to establish a new church. She was a dedicated Prayer Warrior and had a huge heart for mission work. Harriett was a very active member of Church Women United, PEO, and an avid supporter of Habitat for Humanity. She was honored by Church Women United as a Valiant Woman, a distinction that she was very proud of. She was an active member of PEO Chapter P and held many offices including two terms as president. One of Harriett’s greatest passions was for her work in American Baptist Women’s Ministries. She was a guiding force in the operation of the ABW ministry servicing locally and at the state level where she served two terms as Utah State President, as well as other offices. In addition to deeply loving her close knit family, Harriett loved to travel, seeing much of Europe, Canada, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand, as well as most of the states in the USA. Harriett is survived by her adoring husband, Jene, her son Jeff (April Burbidge), her daughters Stephanie Woolworth (Tim), and Heather Ambrose (John Robbins). She is also survived by her grandchildren, Desiree Woolworth (Jake Glover), Luke Woolworth (Stacy), brother Houston Garman (Nadine), sister Helen Karn, sister Hester Tuttle (Gail), Jene’s siblings, Carmen E. Fitzsimmons, Jerry Ambrose (Shirley), Don Ambrose (Shirley), and Deena Frosaker (David), Many nieces and nephews and countless friends. A memorial service will be held at Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836 36th Street, Ogden, Utah, at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 28, 2012. Family will greet friends at the mortuary one hour prior to serves. In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations to PEO, SHARE Inc., Church Women United, and Habitat for Humanity. Please send us your condolences and a memory at www.leavittsmortuary.com

 

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Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Time: 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Leavitts Mortuary

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836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT, 84403

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Time: 2:00 pm -

Leavitts Mortuary

Address:

836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT, 84403

 

Timeline for Harriett R Garman Ambrose

Born: February 20, 1933
Died: November 23, 2012

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Mike & Anita Glover posted on 11/28/12

Stephanie, Heather, Jeff and families,We are very sad to hear of the loss of your mother. We know how special she was to all of you and that she will be missed dearly. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time.Mike & Anita

 

Terel Grimley posted on 11/28/12

Jeff, We are all saddened at the passing of your mother. We express our heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. You are in our prayers at this difficult time. The Management and Boards of Directors of Pine View Water Systems.

 

Eileen and Brent Johnson posted on 11/28/12

Deepest symphony to your entire family at this time of sucdh a great loss. The accomplishments of a wife, mother and grandmother show in the greatness of her husband, son, daughters and grandchildren. May the following days be filled with love and kindness from all your many friends.

 

Hannah Umoh and Family posted on 11/28/12

We the family of Hosannah Udo Umoh of Cross River State Nigeria would like to extend our deepest sympathy to the Ambrose Family for the passing of thier beloved wife, mother, and grandmother Harriett R. Garman. May our heavenly father comfort you. And may her gentle soul rest in peace. Amen.Mommy Harriett, we'll miss you as you rest peacefully on the bosom of our Lord.Love, Hannah, Samuel and Maryanne

 

Amy Farrell posted on 11/28/12

So sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers

 

Jo and Blake Minardi posted on 11/28/12

We are so very sorry for your loss. Our hearts go out to you and your family at this time. Know that love is all around you always. Big Hugs.

 

Gabrielle Carey posted on 11/28/12

Dear Heather,I wish I had known your mother.With love and prayers,Gabrielle

 

Michelle Lyon-Kloor posted on 11/28/12

Dear Jene and Heather, I am so sorry fir your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

 

Alan Fitzsimmons posted on 11/28/12

Dear Jene, Jeff, Steph & Heather,Our thoughts and prayers are with your families during this time of sorrow. We know Harriet is in a better place and a she didn't suffer long before her passing. An unexpected death is hard to deal with but keeping her memories close will make it a little easier as time goes by.Love Alan, Lynn, Jake and Erin

 

Jodie Gallegos posted on 11/27/12

Stephanie, I am sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Peace be with you and your's. I still have the book you gave me a couple of years ago, Tear Soup.

 

Jeane Channel posted on 11/27/12

So very hard to lose such a dedicated and vibrant woman. We grieve with yu and are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. Ray and Jeane ChannelSgU7W

 

Jan Burton Sorenson-Cox posted on 11/27/12

I felt saddened to see read that your dear wife, mother has passed. You are a very special family. I so enjoyed babysitting Jeff & Stephanie many years ago. My prayers are with you.

 

Jan Burton Sorenson-Cox posted on 11/27/12

I felt saddened to see read that your dear wife, mother has passed. You are a very special family. I so enjoyed babysitting Jeff & Stephanie many years ago. My prayers are with you.

 

Don& Cheryl Evans posted on 11/26/12

We are so sorry for your loss. She must have been very special because Heather you are. Love and prayers

 

Michelle S posted on 11/26/12

Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. She will be deeply missed. She always greeted us with a smile. She was a super, wonderful, giving lady. If I think back to the days of my childhood when we went to church, she was always there, always happy.

 

Gilda Castillo posted on 11/26/12

I was very sorry to hear of your mother’s death. My deepest sympathies to you and your family. Yours sincerelyGilda,

 

CLIFF & BONITA CARLSON % TOM & BRENDAN WOOLWORTH & FAMILY posted on 11/26/12

THINKING OF YOU ALL AT THIS TIME AND OFFER OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY! OUR PRAYERS AND THOUGHT AND OUR LOVE GO OUT TO EACH ONE OF YOU!!! WE ARE HERE FOR ALL OF YOU!!! WE HAVE SO MANY FOUND MEMORIES OF YOUR FAMILY AND HARRIETT, SHE WILL BE SO MISSED!! LOVE YOU ALL: THE CARLSON'S AND WOOLWORTH'S FAMILIES

 

Pamela Deitsch posted on 11/26/12

Harriett was a very special women; unceasingly giving of herself to those she found in need. She will be missed by me and the Church Women United community in Utah. Prayers to her family as they mourn her loss.

 

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