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Geneva Ione Dumford Ator

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Geneva Ione Dumford Ator, 94, formerly of Quincy, passed away Monday (July 7, 2014) at Country Care Assisted Living Center in Farmington, Utah.

She was born June 10, 1920, in Quincy, to Harry Alan and Anna Fauntene Huckstep Dumford.

She was a graduate of Quincy High School and Gem City Business College.

She married Norman Ray Ator Jan. 13, 1940, in Shelbina, Mo. They moved to Galesburg (Ill.) where Norman was employed by the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad.

They had two sons and two daughters.

She was employed by the First Galesburg Bank and Trust Co., where she worked for almost 18 years. After Norman retired, they moved to Farmington, Utah, in 1979. She was then employed by the First Interstate Bank of Utah where she retired in 1985.

As a convert, she was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Geneva enjoyed playing the piano, quilting, working all kinds of puzzles, reading and spectator sports (BYU and Jazz).

Surviving are a son, Bradford Norman (Gloria) of Farmington; two daughters, Carolyn Diane Bell (Keith) of Rapid City, S.D. mission, and Marilyn Dee (Jim) Heck of Park City, Utah; a daughter-in-law, Linda Ator; 16 grandchildren, 51 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; and many cousins, nieces, nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Boyce Alan; a grandson, Clark Brenton Ator; a son-in-law, Dayrel Kay Lemmon; two sisters, Dorothy Milliron and Charlene Morris of Quincy; and one brother, Harry Dumford.

SERVICES: 11 a.m. Monday, June 14, in the Farmington Steed Creek Chapel, 347 S. 200 West. Interment will be in Farmington City Cemetery.

VISITATION: 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 13, in the Lindquist's Kaysville Mortuary, 400 N. Main, Farmington, and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church Monday.

ARRANGEMENTS: Lindquist's Kaysville Mortuary, Farmington.

WEBSITE: www.lindquistmortuary.com

Condolences may be expressed online at www.whig.com.
Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from July 10 to July 12, 2014
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