Luris Porter Allen, age 86, passed away March 23, 1992.
Born April 8, 1905, in Kingston, Utah to M. Devalson and Laura Porter Allen. Married Dena Winkel, October 4, 1928, in the Salt Lake L.D.S. Temple. Graduate of Snow College (student body president), and USAC with post graduate credits from Texas A & M and BYU.A lifelong employee LDS Church having served as a seminary teacher and principal for 35 years. Devoted missionary, having served with his wife on missions to East Texas, Southwest Indian, Atlanta, Georgia and Billings, Montana. Dedicated Scout leader and recipient of Silver Beaver award. Served as bishop of Provo 17th Ward, counselor in Gunnison Stake Presidency and Salt Lake Temple worker.
Survived by wife, Dena, and eight children: LeGrande, Bountiful; Carol Gene Carson, Shirley Beeton and David Lynn, all of Centerville; Dianne deJel, Pleasant Grove; Elaine Beeton, Layton; Wayne Luris, Fruit Heights; and Antonia Wilder, Fremont, California; brothers: Carling, Provo; Marion, LaVerkin, Merrill, Kingston; sisters: Alporta Campbell, Provo; Leda Young, Kanesville; 49 grandchildren, 105 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 28, 1992, at 11 a.m., at the Bountiful 27th Ward, 1135 North 200 East. Friends may call Friday 6:30- 8:00 p.m., at Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary, 295 North Main, and Saturday, at the church from 9:45 - 10:45 a.m.
Interment Centerville City Cemetery.
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