Vaudis Emma Auger Sharp Porter – Cache Valley Daily

October 22, 1919January 15, 2020 – (age 100)

Vaudis Emma Auger Sharp Porter, completed her earthly mission on January 15, 2020 at 100 years of age. Vaudis was born in Glendale, Idaho to Leland and Emma Auger.

Her childhood years were spent on the family farm in Glendale until she met and married Clifford Earl Sharp. They moved to Cub River Canyon where she and Clifford worked hard side-by-side running a farm of their own.

Together they raised eight children to whom they passed on their values of hard work, honesty, diligence, and most importantly their testimonies of the Savior Jesus Christ. Clifford and Vaudis were happily married for 32 years until his passing in 1973.

She later married Woodrow Porter who was a wonderful companion to her. They served together as officiators in the Logan Temple for many years and spent 12 happy years together until his passing in 2006.

Vaudis served diligently all her life in many positions in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served a mission in Los Angeles California and upon her return served for 15 years in the French extraction program.

During her life she enjoyed doing handwork, flower arrangements, spending time with her family and attending the temple.

She is survived by her 8 children, Emma Jean (Dale) Moosman; Betty (Larry) Keller; Fae (Alan) Hampton all of Preston, Idaho. Nita (Paul) Millard, North Salt Lake, Utah; Jessie (David) Archibald, Tremonton, Utah; Max (Holly) Sharp, Preston, Idaho; Cloie Sharp, Logan, Utah; LaDawn (Kelly) Neilson, Wellsville, Utah and one sister Lucy (Dorin) Porter, Preston, Idaho; 43 grandchildren, 113 great-grandchildren, and 44 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by Clifford E. Sharp and Woodrow G. Porter; her parents and other brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be held Monday, January 20, 2020 at 1:00pm in the Mapleton Ward Chapel, 5307 East Cub River Road, Preston, Idaho. There will be a viewing prior to the service from 11:00am – 12:30pm. Interment will be in the Preston Cemetery.

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