Sunday, March 23, 2014
Margie Ann (Gentry) Fero
Margie Ann Gentry Fero
November 30, 1932 to March 21, 2014
Margie Ann Gentry Fero, 81, of Layton, was reunited with family and friends. She was born in Sweets Mine, Carbon County, Utah, on November 30, 1932 to Alva Gentry and Lydia Babcock Gentry. She was the only child from this union.
At the age of seven, she attended school in Hiawatha for grades 1st thru 8th. For her 9th thru 12th grades, she was bussed to Price, Utah.
At the age of 18, she moved to Layton with her parents.
She found employment at Hill Air Force Base and remained there for 36 years. She retired in 1987. She held various positions during her time at the base. During her time in the Sheet Metal Department she earned the title of “Rosie the Riveter”. She also worked 27 years in the Civilian Personnel Office as a Clerical Worker and later as a Supervisor.
She met and married the love of her life while working in the sheet metal department. Margie and Rex Fero were married in Evanston, Wyoming on March 29, 1955. They had one child, Jack, who died at child birth.
She was a member of The Church of Jesus Chris of Latter Day Saints and valued her membership and served faithfully. She was also a member of the Federal Women’s Club and also enjoyed singing with the Sweet Adelines.
Margie had a zest for life, a positive attitude and a great sense of humor. She always lived life to the fullest.
Margie was a great step mother to Bill Ross, New York City, New York, Peaches Pook, Clearwater, Florida, Cheri Shioji (Carl), Clinton, Utah and Deanna Ross (Charles), Reno, Nevada.
The family would like to thank all the many doctors, nurses and aids that have taken care of Margie over the years. We would also like to extend many thanks to the many people at Life Care Center of Bountiful and also the Promise Specialty Hospital of Salt Lake City for their caring attention given to Margie over the many visits. We also extend a special thank you to the many CNS Nursing Service personnel and a very special thank you to Queenie Aydelott for the loving care that she gave to Margie over the years.
Funeral service with be held Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Lindquist’s Kaysville Mortuary, 400 N. Main. Friends may visit family Thursday from 12:00 to 1:45 p.m. at the mortuary. Interment at Kaysville City Cemetery.