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She brightened up the day
Even as the rain down poured
Always her smile seemed to stay
As though the bright days she stored

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf said that he remembers President Monson saying, “I could not have asked for a more loyal, loving and understanding companion.” He said that whenever he spoke of the mighty power of wives and mothers, “I knew he was thinking of his companion, Frances.”
He remembered visiting the grave of a missionary in Germany with the Monsons on a day of truly terrible weather. “We could not have picked a worst day,” he said. “Sister Monson was standing next to her husband in the pouring rain, barely protected by an overwhelmed umbrella, but there she was with a calm, smile brightening up the day with kindness…in a way that cannot be expressed.”

Meridian Magazine – Sister Frances J. Monson Celebrated as “Great Lady and a True Woman of Zion” – Meridian Magazine – LDS, Mormon and Latter-day Saint News and Views


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