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Luris Porter Allen
Original name: Luris Porter Allen
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Birth: Apr. 8, 1905
Piute County
Utah, USA
Death: Mar. 23, 1992
Davis County
Utah, USA

Son of Marrion Devalson Allen and Laura Priscilla Porter

Husband of Dena Antonia Winkel

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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Deseret News, The (Salt Lake City, UT)
Date: March 25, 1992
Family links: 
  Marion Devalson Allen (1883 - 1978)
  Laura Priscilla Porter Allen (1883 - 1972)
  Dena Antonia Winkel Allen (1908 - 2002)*
  Luris Porter Allen (1905 - 1992)
  Zavenda Allen Steed (1908 - 1948)*
  Alporta Allen Campbell (1910 - 1997)*
  Kay LeGrand Allen (1914 - 1927)*
  Loree Allen Johnson (1916 - 1985)*
  Carling Dorr Allen (1918 - 2004)*
  Leda Gwen Allen Dowdle (1925 - 2010)*
  Merrill Dee Allen (1927 - 2011)*
*Calculated relationship
Centerville City Cemetery
Davis County
Utah, USA
Plot: A-43-5-2
Maintained by: kent shepard
Originally Created by: Utah State Historical So...
Record added: Feb 02, 2000
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Luris Porter Allen
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Luris Porter Allen
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