Jacqueline C. Barnes was born in Ogden, Utah on December 24, 1948 and lived in an old pioneer home in Ogden until she was married in 1974. She served a mission in the New England States from 1971 to 1973. She and her husband, Steven B. Barnes of Kaysville, are the parents of four children. She received her degree from Weber State University in June, 1991 and currently teaches Special Education at Bountiful Junior High in Davis County. Her interests include weight training and gardening.