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1938 Barbara 2017

Barbara Perkins

July 15, 1938 — November 4, 2017

Barbara Carter Perkins, 79, died peacefully in her home on November 4, 2017. Born in Durango, Colorado, on July 15, 1938, to Harold and Gertrude Carter. Barbara grew up in Orem, Utah.

Preceded in death by both her parents and two siblings, Pug Carter and Karen Lange.

Barbara married Darrell Wallace Perkins on June 11, 1956, and was later sealed in the Manti Temple. They are parents to Linda (Scot) Christofferson, Steven Darrell Perkins, Michelle Perkins (Chris) Parman, and Annette Perkins. Their grandchildren are Cryshelle, Meridian, Shannon, Jason, Tyler, and Colby.

Barbara loved the Lord and her family. She served faithfully most of her life in the Young Women's Program and was a master seamstress and cook.

Barbara was a dear friend to all, especially her children and grandchildren who love her deeply and will miss her. She had a radiant smile and quick wit which endeared her to everyone she knew. The most important job to her was wife and mother, to which she excelled. She was a valiant daughter of God and set that example for all she came in contact with. Patient and kind, the love that other's have for her is a testament to who she was and how she lived her life. She is now reunited with other family and loved ones, free from the frailties of this life to fully enjoy the blessings and rewards of the next.

Funeral services will be held at the Jordan 6th Ward, 3650 West 4400 South, West Valley City, Utah, on Thursday, November 9, 2017, at 11 a.m. Viewings will be held at the same location both Wednesday, November 8, 2017, from 6 to 8 p.m. and Thursday prior to the funeral from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.

The family appreciates all the assistance of Lighten Home Health and Hospice as well as attentive home and visiting teachers, friends and ward members.

Condolences may be expressed to the family here on her page.

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