Clyda Lincoln, 1949 ~ 2014
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Clyda Pauline Lincoln died at home on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at 1:35 p.m. She returned to her parents and heavenly home after battling cancer for over five months.

Clyda was born June 10, 1949, in Moab, Utah, to Harold Emile and Eliza Jane Young Cors. Clyda was their only child. Clyda lived and grew up in Moab, Utah.

She worked at Canyonlands Motel as a maid until 5 o’clock and then would go to Zions bank, First Security Bank, and the old employment office, and clean them.

She met Fred Lincoln through a pen pal advertisement in the “Globe.” They became pen pals. Fred was from New York; he came to visit her in Moab and they were later married on Feb. 19, 1981 in Moab.

They lived in New York for a short while before returning to Moab. Later, she and Fred were sealed for time and all eternity in the Manti temple on April 20, 1990. Living to see her 33rd wedding anniversary was one of Clyda’s goals. And she made it! She passed away a day later.

Clyda collected unicorns, miniature trucks, and loved animals. She had a dog, cat, guinea pigs, and many rabbits over the years. She loved to grow flowers and had a garden. She liked to fish and was proud of the large bass she caught at Ken’s Lake. She also liked to catch catfish from the Colorado River. Clyda loved the Jazz basketball team as well. Her favorite color was pink. She liked to put together puzzles and do paint-by-number paintings. She loved Christmas!

Clyda was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She was proud to be a member and was active all her life.

She is survived by her husband, Fred, and step-children, Fred, Laurie and Michael; brother- and sisters-in-law Phyllis Stevenson, Melvin (Barbara) Lincoln, Mary Daniels, Evelyn (Steven) Robinson, Melford Lincoln, Nancy (Jayne) LaPage and numerous nephews and nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and a stepson, Daniel Luke Lincoln.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the Moab LDS 400 North Chapel. A viewing was held Monday, Feb. 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Spanish Valley Mortuary and one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment was in the Grand Valley Cemetery.

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