Anita was born on January 8, 1938, to Eldon and Beverly Grow.
She married Glaydon W. Ferrin on her 21st birthday in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. They were blessed with six children. Glaydon passed away in 2014.
Anita's family includes: Kaye (Gary), Scott (deceased), Joyce (Mark), Boyd (Pam), Kathy (Aaron), and Brett (Kris); 19 grandchildren and 45 great-grandchildren. Anita celebrated her 80th birthday with her family.