Eva May Poulton, 88, of Eagle Point, Ore. passed away February 25, 2014 of natural causes at home. Eva was born to Jacob Nageli and Edna Pearl Worwood on December 3, 1925 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
At age 18 she married Clein Willard Poulton on October 11, 1942 in Preston, Idaho. As members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, they were sealed in the Salt Lake City Temple on August 6, 1987.
While Clein served in the Navy during WWII, they resided in Salt Lake City, then later moved to Las Vegas, Nev. They later bought a ranch in Butte Falls, Ore. where they raised their three children.
Eva was a very energetic person. She worked hard as a seamstress and she made many of her children's clothing. She was also a foster parent for over 20 years in Las Vegas and Butte Falls. She was an excellent cook, making apple turn-overs and homemade doughnuts for parties, besides being an active member of her church. Eva loved holidays and decorated a Christmas tree throughout the year for every occasion. She loved talking and visiting with friends and family. She will be deeply missed.
Eva is survived by her children, Garry Clein Poulton, Connie Lynn Irwin, and Dixie Dianne Poulton; 11 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by April Kay Poulton and grandson, Lee Poulton.
A funeral was held Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the LDS Church in Eagle Point, Ore. She will be buried March 24, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah in Elysian Burial Gardens. Arrangements in care of Conger-Morris, Upper Rogue Tribute Center, Eagle Point, Ore.