May 30, 1928 ~ February 20, 2019
Our dearest Elizabeth Ann Brown Johnson Collins, daughter of James Albert Brown and Mary Elizabeth Petersen passed away in the morning of Wednesday, February 20, 2019, due to causes incident with age.
She was born May 30th, 1928, in Ogden, Utah. She attended Ogden High school and graduated in 1946. She attended Weber State College and the University of Utah.
She worked for Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company for six years.
She worked for the Federal Employees Credit Union, Federal Building & Loan, and the Internal Revenue Service in Ogden. She returned to school in 1976, and achieved a Registered Nursing degree from Weber State College, Ogden, Utah.
She married James Peter Johnson on June 4, 1949, and from this union, they had five children; Kathy Ann, Karin Lee, Bart James, Nathan Erick, and Kurt Michael Johnson. The couple divorced in July of 1970.
After graduation, she worked for the 75th Medical Group Hospital at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Fitzsimons Medical Center in Aurora, Colorado, and Davis North Hospital in Layton, Utah. She worked for McKay Dee Hospital in Ogden and retired from Intermountain Healthcare after 27 years of service. She loved nursing and cared deeply for her patients, her fellow nurses, and the hospital staff.
On August 6, 1977, she married Richard Earl Collins. They later divorced but remained close friends. Her interests included quilting, knitting, reading, spoiling her grandchildren, and when she could, dancing.
She was preceded in death by her granddaughter Jessica Lee Barnes, and beloved son Bart James Johnson.
She is survived by her sister Nedra Stone of Libby, Montana, and brother Jimmie Lee Brown of Salt Lake City, Utah. She is also survived by her grandchildren Amy Elliott, Rachel Pomeroy, Elizabeth Pomeroy, Cole James Johnson, and her great- grandchildren, Lindsey Marie Elliott, Leila Annalise Elliott, and Anthony and Kayla Pomeroy.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at noon at the Ogden City Cemetery.
Following, a Memorial Remembrance be held at the Rushton Heights Ward LDS Church, 1550 Rushton, Ogden, Utah at 2:00 p.m.
Arrangements entrusted to Myers Ogden Mortuary.
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