Naomi Lillian Evans Diamond 1935 ~ 2012Naomi Evans Diamond passed away peacefully February 7th, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Royal, Utah on December 17th, 1935 to John Issac Evans and Lillian Eva McDonald Evans. Raised in American Fork, Utah, she graduated from American Fork High school. She was always proud to be a Caveman. She then went on to nanny for the Hanley family in New York. Upon her return to Utah, she attended BYU and was a loyal Cougar fan throughout her life. She married Henry Dell Diamond on September 5th 1958, in the Salt Lake Temple for time and eternity. After starting a family, Dell and Naomi opened Diamonds Greenhouse in Springville. Naomi ran the greenhouse business for 46 years and formed many cherished friendships during this time. She wore many hats as wife, mother, grandmother, and loyal friend. She was social and outgoing, belonging to the same women's social club for 46 years and bunco club for many years. She had a great love for the gospel and served whenever asked. Her favorite calling was serving in the nursery with the children. She loved attending the Temple every Tuesday with her friends. Naomi and Dell shared a love of spending time with family at home playing cards or in the outdoors camping and fishing. She was at home on the lake with a pole in one hand and a book in the other. They loved to travel and she continued to travel the world after Dell passed away. She took great pride in her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed watching them participate in swim meets, softball games, dance recitals, and musical performances. She is survived by her children Karen (Brian) Lang, Kathy (Todd) Kendall, Steven Diamond, Gary (Amanda) Diamond; eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; siblings John (Maurine) Evans, Jean (Walter) Bateman, Richard (Rowena) Evans, sister-in-law Barbara Evans, Norman (Linda) Evans, Nephi (Laura) Evans. She was preceded in death by husband Henry Dell Diamond, parents John Isaac Evans and Lillian Eva McDonald Evans, brother Robert Evans, and sister-in-law Saundra Kay Boyer Evans.Naomi's family would like to thank the employees of Alpha Home Health & Hospice and the kind and loving people who helped care for her the last years of her life.Funeral services will be held Monday, February 13th at 11:00 a.m. at the Hobble Creek Stake center, 495 Canyon Road, Springville Utah. Viewings will be held at the same location, Sunday February 12th 6:00-8:00 p.m. and Monday 9:30-10:30 a.m. prior to services. Interment at Evergreen Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Wheeler Mortuary.Condolences may be sent at www.wheelermortuary.com