Afton Anderson Ruffin passed away April 15, 1998 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Born September 25, 1911 in Vernal, Utah to Lewis Vernon and Effie Maud Allred Anderson. Married James T. Ruffin June 24, 1933 in Vernal, Utah. He passed away January 1980. Afton worked for Sears & Roebuck, Co. for 23 years. She was a captain of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, Wells Camp. She was a member of the LDS Church. She was also a volunteer at the Salt Lake City Detention Center for many years. She loved gardening and writing poetry.Survived by sister, Venna M. Anderson, Salt Lake City; brother, Wayne D. (Mary) Anderson, Salt Lake City; nieces, Colleen, BreAnna, Challene Anderson, all of North Salt Lake.

Funeral service will be held Monday, April 20, 1998 at 10 a.m. at the Wells Ward, 1990 South 500 East. Friends may call Sunday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, and Monday at the ward one hour prior to service. Interment, Vernal City Cemetery.

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