Doris Evelyn Elkins Black
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March 2, 1935 ~ November 13, 2018

Doris Evelyn Elkins Black passed away peacefully on November 13, 2018.

Doris was born on March 2, 1935 in Billings, MT to Charles Meredith Elkins and Maude Evelyn Dunn.  

She is preceded in death by her husband Wendle Black; brother William; and sister Betty.  

Most of her schooling was in Pasco, WA, where she met and married Jerry Woffinden.  They made their home in Southern California, where they raised four children: Debbie (Dennis) Thornton, Mike (Julie), Dan (Tetea), and Dawn (Louis) Frazier.  

They later lived in Phoenix, AZ and also Saudi Arabia. She loved traveling and learning about different countries. Her favorite places were Jerusalem, London, and Greece.  

She was always active the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving in many callings, including as Relief Society president. She had a passion for genealogy, and being a genealogy teacher was her favorite calling.

After a divorce, she married Wendle Black, a widower with two grown children, Verna (Jeff) Askwig, and Von (Carrie).

She lived in Monticello with Rust, as he was known, for 28 years.  During that time they served a mission to Tucson, AZ.  

Together they have six children, 21 grandchildren, and 35 great-grandchildren.

The family sends a special thanks to the staff at Cove Point and A-Plus Hospice for their kind care of Doris over the past three and half years.

Funeral services were held November 19 in Provo, UT.  Interment at the Provo City Cemetery.
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