Edith Wilkerson Lamb

LambEdith Obit(June 3, 1921 – March 25, 2015)

Edith Lamb passed away March 25, 2015. She was born June 3, 1921, in Neola, Utah, to William Aaron Wilkerson and Leona Workman. She married Gilbert A. Lamb on July 12, 1956, in Salt Lake LDS Temple.

Edith worked for North American Aviation in California and then Deseret News with President Thomas Monson. He gave her a recommendation to work at Hill Air Force Base, where she retired from.

She was very artistic; enjoying writing poems and oil painting. She enjoyed being in the outdoors, hunting, fishing, camping and working in her flower garden. Edith and Gilbert owned and operated a gold mining claim in Alaska. She enjoyed traveling to some amazing places in her later years.

Edith was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She enjoyed genealogy and family history. She served a mission in the northern states. She enjoyed sharing her testimony – missionary to the end.

Edith is survived by her daughter, Drucilla Lee (Michael) Pederson; step-sons: Edward (Sharron) Lamb and Gilbert R. (Dorrie) Lamb, William Lamb; step daughter-in-law, Hutoka Lamb; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gilbert; and step-son, Ernest Lamb

Funeral Services

  • Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 31, at 11 a.m. at the Stansbury Village LDS Chapel, 390 Village Blvd, Stansbury Park.
  • A visitation will be held Tuesday, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. prior to services at the chapel.
  • Graveside services will be held Wednesday, April 1, at 2 p.m. in the Hurricane City Cemetery, 520 West 600 North, Hurricane.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, 435-673-4221. Please visit the Metcalf Mortuary website for condolences, complete obituary and funeral listings.

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