Barbara W. Winder
|Barbara W. Winder|
|11th Relief Society General President|
|April 7, 1984 – March 31, 1990|
|Called by||Gordon B. Hinckley|
|Predecessor||Barbara B. Smith|
|Successor||Elaine L. Jack|
|Born||Barbara Ann Woodhead
May 9, 1931
East Millcreek, Utah, United States
|Died||June 25, 2017
South Jordan, Utah, United States
|Spouse(s)||Richard W. Winder|
Susan W. Tanner
In 1982, Winder accompanied her husband while he served as president of the church's California San Diego Mission. At the church's April 1984 general conference, Winder was accepted as the Relief Society general president, with Joy F. Evans and Joanne B. Doxey as her counselors. Winder succeeded Barbara B. Smith, who had been Relief Society president since 1974. In April 1990, Winder was released and succeeded by Elaine L. Jack. She then accompanied her husband while he served as president of the church's Czechoslovakia Prague Mission. From 2002 to 2004, Winder served as the first matron of the rebuilt Nauvoo Illinois Temple.
- Ludlow, Daniel H, ed. (1992). "Appendix 1: Biographical Register of General Church Officers". Encyclopedia of Mormonism. New York: Macmillan Publishing. p. 1646. ISBN 0-02-879602-0. OCLC 24502140.
- Holman Prescott, Marianne (26 June 2017). "Barbara Winder, LDS women's leader, dies at age 86". Deseret News.
- “Barbara W. Winder: Relief Society General President,” Ensign, May 1984, p. 97.
- Nola Redd, Relief Society Presidents: Barbara W. Winder
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