Afton Swensen Barker

 – October 31, 2019 – (age 85)

Afton Swensen Barker, 85, passed away on Thursday, October 31, 2019.

Her parents were James Marenus Swensen, mother Hattie Christensen Swensen.

Afton married Eugene Vermont Barker July 18, 1950 in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Logan Temple Utah.

Afton held many Church callings and enjoyed everyone.

When Eugene and Afton retired at the same time, they traveled to many beautiful places.

Afton belonged to the Daughter of Utah Pioneers, Cachet Club and Mystae Club.

She is survived by her son, Dr. Steven Eugene (Michelle) Barker; one daughter, Jann Barker Manning; and one daughter-in-law, Margie Barker. She has eleven grandchildren, twenty-seven great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Vermont Barker; one son, Ted R. Barker; her parents; three brothers, and two sisters.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 2 p.m. at the Ben Lomond Cemetery, 526 East 2850 North, North Ogden. Friends may visit with family on Saturday from 1:00 – 1:45pm at Lindquist’s North Ogden Mortuary, 2140 North Washington Blvd, Ogden, Utah.

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