Wife of Mormon Prophet Dies at Age 85

From “Mormon Voice” in the Houston Chronicle, published Saturday, May 25, 2013, by Heather Hemmingway.

“Behind every great man is a great woman” is an adage that I’m sure Church President Thomas S. Monson would agree with when speaking of his 85-year-old wife Frances, who died Friday, 17 May in a Salt Lake Hospital.

Funeral services were held Thursday, 23 May at noon in the Salt Lake Tabernacle and were open to the public.

According to a Church news release, Frances Beverly Johnson Monson had been hospitalized for several weeks and “passed away peacefully of causes incident to age” while surrounded by family.

Read the article in full in the Houston Chronicle.