Linda Andrea Abbott
Services Monday For Linda Abbott
Funeral services were held Monday, 18 May 1959, at the Malad Third LDS ward chapel for Linda Abbott, 9, who died at the Oneida hospital Friday, 15 May 1959, of burns received a week before when her dress caught on fire.
Bishop Hubert Gleed officiated. Family prayer was offered by Grant Jensen. Speakers were D. LeRoy
Thomas , Ralph Tolman and Bishop Gleed, who also read the obituary. Ruth Davis played the prelude and postlude. Mary Rose Jones read an original poem. Eldon Corbridge sang a duet. Ilene Reynolds and Diane Facer, duet; and her classmates sang a number.
Jesse Hughes dedicated the grave.
Flowers were carried by members of her class, directed by the Third Ward Relief Society.
Casket bearers were Lloyd Sorensen, Dale Evans, Henry Gleed, Alvin Smith, Marion Price and Henry Bolingbroke.
Interment at the Malad City Cemetery was directed by Benson Funeral Home.
She was born Nov. 26, 1949 at Malad, daughter of John and Katie Archibald Abbott. Survivors include her parents, a brother, John J. Abbott, Tremonton; and four sisters: Mrs. Ferron (Patsy) Johnson, Thatcher; Mrs. Clair (Nancy) Lott; Deloris and Loretta, all of Malad; one grandmother, Mrs. Nancy Archibald, Malad.
She was a third grade pupil in Malad Elementary School and a member of the LDS Church.
Those attending the services from out of town were:
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Stenquist, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Fuller and family, Mr. and Mrs. Joy Abbott, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Merlyn Jackson, Mrs. Owen Canfield, Mrs. Jennie Stayner, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Fuhriman, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Fuhriman, Tremonton; Mr. and Mrs. Arden Abbott and family. Norman Peterson, Ogden; Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Keller and family, Plain City; James Abbott, Swan Lake; Mr. and Mrs. T. D. Davis, Mrs. Marilyn Klein, Mr. and Mrs. Percy Abbott, Salt Lake City; Mr. and Mrs. Glen Waldron, Provo; Mr. and Mrs. Dale Wakley and Ronald; Mr. and Mrs. Norman Reisner, Mr. and Mrs. Reed Thomas and Lynda, Mr. and Mrs. LaMar Barnes, Downey; Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Bowles, Pocatello; Mrs. Vaudis Yates, Havenstein; Mrs. G. T. Whittaker, Brigham City; Mr. and Mrs. Vern Deakin, Fielding; Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Heibbner and family Mendon; Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Mason, Mrs. Ethel Estep, Mr. and Mrs. Jess Lamb, Plymouth; Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Kemp, Garland; Mrs. Leora Lott Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Blaine Lott, Thatcher.