Porter Black died February 1, 2012, following a long illness.
Eyvonne was born April 16, 1932 in Monroe, Utah the oldest
of four children born to Var Niels and Forest (Nielson)
Eyvonne married Russell Charles Black March 21, 1953. Eyvonne
grew up in Susanville, California, and Central Valley, Utah,
and graduated from South Sevier High School. She later attended
Utah Valley University where she earned an Associated Degree.
As active members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter
Day Saints, Eyvonne and Russell served as Missionaries in
the Dominican Republic. Eyvonne was a gifted leader and
teacher serving in every Church organization. She wrote
and directed several roadshows. She loved to travel. She
supported her husband, taught her children, entertained
her grandchildren, and delighted her great-grandchildren.
Eyvonne is survived by her husband Russell; six children:
Jill (John) Larsen, Riverton, UT; Susan (Mark) Crawford,
Sandy, UT; Bruce (Judy) Black, American Fork, UT; Ted (Sherrie)
Black, Perry, UT; Mariann (Michael) Taylor, American Fork,
UT; and Mark (Brenda) Black, American Fork, UT; twenty-five
grandchildren; and twenty-eight great-grandchildren; brothers
Garry (Rula) Porter, Central Valley, UT; and Jim (Sue) Porter,
Richfield, UT. She was preceded in death by her parents;
her sister Joy Jones, and great grand-son Spencer Martin.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 7, 2012
at 11:00 am, in the Hillcrest 2nd LDS Ward Chapel, 1120
North 150 West, American Fork, Utah. Family and friends
may call Monday evening from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Warenski
Funeral Home, 1776 North 900 East, American Fork, Utah and
also Tuesday morning from 9:30-10:30 am prior to services
at the church. Interment will be in the American Fork City