Thursday, December 15, 2011

Remembering - Eva Adams Lambert Obituary 2008

Eva Adams Lambert, 90, of Mackay, passed away in the early morning hours on October 19, 2008. She was in her home at the time of her passing, surrounded by those she loved. Eva was born November 18, 1917 to George and Etta Adams in Taylorville, Idaho. She was the fifth of ten children. When she was 5 years old she moved with her family to the Lost River Valley and settled in Leslie. She lived in her beloved Lost River Valley for the remainder of her life. Eva attended schools in Leslie and Mackay. She married at a young age and two boys, Joe and Dewaine, were born to this marriage. She was later divorced. She worked at various jobs to provide for her children. On November 17, 1949, she married James Clyde Lambert in Idaho Falls, Idaho. They were inseparable from that time on. To this marriage was born two more children, Maureen and John. They settled on a farm near Mackay where together with her husband Clyde, she worked and raised her family. She lived on this farm for the rest of her life. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Idaho Falls Temple. All of her children have been sealed to them for time and eternity. Eva was a kind and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She had a wonderful sense of humor. She was an example to all of those around her. She spent countless hours with her grandchildren and each of them had a special place in her heart. She had the unique ability to make each one of them think that they were her favorite. She leaves a great legacy of love and laughter to all those who knew her. Eva is survived by her husband, Clyde of Mackay; her four children, Joe (Sharon) Nafus and Dewaine (Shari) Nafus, of Blackfoot, Maureen (Jeff) Danielson of Idaho Falls, and John (LaRue) Lambert of Mackay; four sisters, Theola Jensen and Alene (Darwin) Bowden, of Moore, Reoma Smith of Burley, and Lula Shaffer of Mackay; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. Her parents, three brothers, LaVerle, Lester, and Orvil, two sisters, Eliza, and Wanita, and her grandson, Joey Nafus, preceded her in death. The family wishes to express sincere gratitude and appreciation for all the services and love provided by Upper Valley Family Medicine, Madison Memorial Hospital, Creekside Home Health, and Lost River Home Health and Hospice. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 25 at the Mackay LDS Church. A viewing will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday evening at the church, and for one hour prior to the services on Saturday. Interment will be in the Mt. McCaleb Cemetery under the direction of Anderson Family Funeral Home in Arco. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Mackay EMTs , c/o South Custer County Ambulance, POB 37, Mackay, ID 83251 or to Lost River Hospice, POB 145, Arco, Id 83213. From the Arco Advertiser


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