Monday, December 27, 1993, Afton Carpenter Armstrong, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend, passed on peacefully in a local hospital.

Born September 26, 1904 in Salt Lake City, a daughter of George Eustace Carpenter and Louise Ridges Carpenter, and granddaughter of Joseph Ridges, the builder and architect of the Tabernacle organ, and great-granddaughter of Parly P. Pratt. Married Frank Armstrong in "Wee Kirk of the Heather" in Los Angeles, California, February 21, 1930. Later sealed in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. She attended LDS High School, followed by the University of Utah, where she was a member of the Chi-Omega Sorority. She taught school prior to her marriage, and was president of the Young Ladies Mutual as well as served in the presidency of the Relief Society.She was always at her happiest when helping family and friends. She loved to share her home and beautiful garden with all those who knew her. Was famous for her incredible cakes, cookies, and candy and was always happy when the occasion called for her to put on her apron. She was always loving, caring, and encouraging. She made all those around her feel special and loved. She will always be remembered for her love and pride of her family, and her warmth and graciousness towards those lucky enough to have known her.

Survived by her husband, Frank Armstrong; daughter, Dorothy Eve Armstrong; two grandsons Frank Armstrong, Jr.; and Rob Armstrong McGowan; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 29, 1993, at 1 p.m. at Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, where friends may call one hour prior to service. Interment Salt Lake City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to your favorite charity in the name of Afton Carpenter Armstrong.

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