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Sister Kathleen Eyring laid to rest, remembered as devoted to her family and faith

Oct 21, 2023, 5:29 PM | Updated: 5:30 pm

President Henry B. Eyring, Second Counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ o...

President Henry B. Eyring, Second Counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, touches the casket following the funeral for his wife, Sister Kathleen Eyring, on Saturday, October 21, 2023. (©2023 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved.)

(©2023 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved.)

BOUNTIFUL — The funeral service for Sister Kathleen Eyring was held Saturday in Bountiful where she was remembered as “a true woman of God.”

Eyring is the wife to President Henry B. Eyring, Second Counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

She passed away at her home on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2023. She was 82.

President Henry B. Eyring, Second Counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, touches the casket following the funeral for his wife, Sister Kathleen Eyring, on Saturday, October 21, 2023. (©2023 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved.) President Henry B. Eyring, Second Counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and family members watch the loading of the casket following the funeral for his wife, Sister Kathleen Eyring, on Saturday, October 21, 2023. (©2023 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved.) President Henry B. Eyring, Second Counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and family members watch the loading of the casket following the funeral for his wife, Sister Kathleen Eyring, on Saturday, October 21, 2023. (©2023 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved.) President Henry B. Eyring, Second Counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, family members, and pallbearers accompany the casket following the funeral for Sister Kathleen Eyring on Saturday, October 21, 2023. (©2023 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved.) President Henry B. Eyring, Second Counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and family members watch the loading of the casket following the funeral for his wife, Sister Kathleen Eyring, on Saturday, October 21, 2023. (©2023 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved.) Pallbearers accompany the casket following the funeral for Sister Kathleen Eyring, wife of President Henry B. Eyring, Second Counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, on Saturday, October 21, 2023. (©2023 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved.) Meetinghouse where the funeral was held for Sister Kathleen Eyring, wife of President Henry B. Eyring, Second Counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023. (©2023 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved.)

During Saturday’s funeral, family, friends and church leaders spoke of Sister Eyring’s devotion to family, service and Jesus Christ.

Church President Russell M. Nelson was unable to attend the funeral as he is still recovery from a recent fall. However, his remarks were read at the funeral by Preisdent Dallin H. Oaks, First Counselor in the First Presidency. President Nelson described her as “a true woman of God.”

Kathleen Johnson Eyring, wife of President Henry B. Eyring, dies at 82

 

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, Dieter F. Uchtdorf and Elder Dale G, Renlund all of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles also attended the funeral.

Eyring is the mother of six children – four sons and two daughters. She is also the grandmother to 34 grandchildren and a great grandmother to 31 great grandchildren.

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Sister Kathleen Eyring laid to rest, remembered as devoted to her family and faith