Evelyn Jenkins Barlow, age 90, passed away peacefully in her sleep January 14, 2015. She was born November 7, 1924 in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Nathan Ralph Jenkins and Olga Jeanette Constance Dahlquist.
Evelyn married Alvin W Barlow on June 1, 1945, in the Salt Lake Temple. Evelyn was raised in Salt Lake City and graduated from Granite High School where she made life-long friends. Evelyn held many leadership positions within the LDS Church.
She was a legal secretary for the law firms of Marion Gubler and Callister & Callister in the LA area for many years. Evelyn was a fabulous cook, a very talented writer and poet, and the chosen party giver. She was welcoming to all and became a second mom to many. She was always ready and willing to serve.
She is survived by sisters, Elna Berlin, Utah; Dorothy Lee Glad: her five children, Dennis (Annell) Barlow, California; Rodger (Janeen) Barlow,Texas; Andrea (Randy) Rounds,Utah; Lesley (Mike) Walker, Utah; Michele (John) Blake, Utah, 28 grandchildren, 49 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband; parents; brother, Frank; sisters, Vera Jones, Dorothy Christensen, Lorna Oviatt, Darline Coonradt.
- Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 20, at 2 p.m. at the Cresent View LDS Ward Chapel, 10945 South 1700 East, Sandy, Utah.
- Friends may call Monday, Jan. 19, from 6-8 p.m. at Larkin Sunset Gardens Mortuary, 1950 East Dimple Dell Road (10600 S), Sandy, Utah, and Tuesday from 12:30-1:30 p.m., prior to the services at the Chapel.
- Interment will be at Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Sandy, Utah.
Arrangements have been made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary of St. George, Utah. Friends and family are invited to sign Evelyn’s guest book at the Spilsbury Mortuary website.