Ernestine Afton Barff

A memorial service for Ernestine Afton Barff, 69, a 48-year resident of Carson City, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Mrs. Barff died Sept. 13, 2007. She was born Sept. 22, 1937, to Wallace and Julia Mathews, in Saratoga, Wyo.

She attended Mendocino High School in California and graduated from Truckee High School in 1957. She married George Barff July 3, 1957.

Prior to moving to Carson City in 1959 she lived in Tahoe City, Calif. She did the bookkeeping for Clearview Construction Company that she and her husband owned and operated.

She was a Jehovah's Witness. She enjoyed the ministry, Bible study, helping people, crocheting, puzzles, poetry, singing, photography, rock collecting, camping, hiking and her birds.

She was preceded in death by her parents, step-father, and brother, Thomas Alameda.

Among her survivors are her husband of Carson City; sons, George Barff III of Carson City and Michael Barff of McMinnville, Ore; brothers, Stanley Alameda, Tony Alameda, Eldon Alameda and William Alameda; sisters, Carol Ann Perkins, Alice Lycan, and Patricia; two grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Autumn Funerals and Cremations is in charge of arrangements.


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