Afton Wilkins Bowen, age 92, passed away May 19, 1998.

She was born January 10, 1906 in Spanish Fork, Utah, a daughter of Joseph Emmons and Arminta Wilson Wilkins.She married James Russell Bowen on July 23, 1925. He passed away on May 12, 1956. Her daughter, Joyce Bowen Eastman passed away on July 12, 1981. Afton found great fulfillment and joy in her children and grandchildren. She was a wonderful and loving mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Bowen Ballard (M. Russell Ballard); eight grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held Saturday, May 23, 1998 at 11 a.m. at the Monument Park Stake Center, 1320 South Wasatch Drive, where friends may call from 9 - 10:30 a.m. Interment, Salt Lake City Cemetery.

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