Evona Cheney Huntsman was born 11 November 1924 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California to Rulon Hutchings Cheney (1901-1979) and Lurlene Romney (1900-1982) and died 23 January 2011 St. George, Washington County, Utah of unspecified causes. She married Jay R Huntsman (1923-2002) 2 June 1942 in St. George Utah Temple, St. George, Washington County, Utah.


ST. GEORGE, UTAH - Evona Cheney Huntsman, age 86, died on January 23, 2011 in St. George, Utah. She was born November 11, 1924 in Los Angeles, California to Lurlene Romney Cheney and Rulon Hutchings Cheney. She married Jay R. Huntsman. They were married in the St. George Temple on June 2, 1942.

She loved her lifelong LDS Church callings in the Primary, Relief Society, Ward Library, and her calling to love and care for her husband, children, and all of her family.

Evona is survived by her children: Rulon Jay Huntsman of St. George Utah, Dale R. Huntsman of Virgin, Utah, Frank L. Huntsman of Pahrump, Nevada, and Jolene Huntsman Clinton and husband David of Simi Valley, California; siblings: Mary Cheney Lawrence and Gus Cheney; her grandchildren: Matthew Huntsman, Candice Huntsman, Keith Huntsman, Carl Huntsman, Karen Gubler, Jill Huntsman Thomas, Jason Clinton, Tricia Whitworth, and Julie Aspland; and 24 great-grandchildren. Evona was preceded in death by her husband Jay R. Huntsman in 2002.

Funeral services will be held Friday, January 28, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Pine View Mortuary, 566 North Mall Drive, St. George, Utah. Visitation will be Friday, January 28, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Pine View Mortuary. Interment will be at the St. George City Cemetery under the direction of Pine View Mortuary, following the funeral services. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Pine View Mortuary, 435-986-4222.


#g1: Offspring of Rulon Hutchings Cheney (1901-1979) and Lurlene Romney (1900-1982)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Evona Cheney (1924-2011) 11 November 1924, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California 23 January 2011, St. George, Washington County, Utah Jay R Huntsman (1923-2002)
Rulon Romney Cheney (1932-) , ,


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St. George Gravestone


See Also

  • Evona Cheney
  • Cheney in Washington County, Utah

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