Suel Lamb obituary
HYDE PARK Hyde Park, Feb. 13. Funeral services services over the earthly remains of Suel Lamb were held In the moetlpff-bouse moetlpff-bouse today. It was one of the largest largest funerals held here for a Ions time. The choir sang "Tho Dsep-cnlng Dsep-cnlng Trials Throng Your Way," and the prayer was offered by Elder Marlon Lewis of Logan. "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere," was sweetly sung by the choir, Hon. John Evans of Leh was the first speaker. He said Suel Lamb was a man of sterling sterling Integrity, sound Judgment and a true Latter-day Saint; and wsb over a man of good examples, and true to tho gospel of Christ. He was a descendant of those noble patriots who gave their life's blood to establish establish liberty upon this land. Suel Lamb but sleeps, and his spirit haa tho best we can give. Brother Lnmn's Charles England spoke of the importance importance of life, and said all should prepare prepare for death. He had known Suel Lamb for many years, and said he was ono of the few who had known the Prophet Joseph Smith. He also spoke of the active part deceased had taken In spiritual and temporal things. He mentioned his temple work In which he had done a work for hundreds of bis ancetors. Stephen Stephen Thurston said hlg life had been made better by having been associated associated with so good a man. Said Suel Lamb was a man among men and ever ready to do his part in life. Fred T. Bailam then sang "Oh My Father." Elder Taylor Nelson of the Oneida stako presidency said he knew the deceased to be a most worthy man, devoted to the causo of truth. While hundreds rejoice over his work here; thousands would rejoice rejoice in the next world because of IiIb labors for them. We aro very near eternity, und our friends gone before are also very near us. Tho resurrection Is a reality and all men will como forth to receive their reward. reward. President Joseph Qulnncy spoke of the great work Elder Lamb had done in the Masters cause. The gospel Is for all time and eternity eternity nnd our service Bhoma ever be the best we can give. Brother Lamb life was Inspiration to others. President President Serge Baillf said, "A representation representation of Hyde Park had gone to tbo courts on high, and would represent us there. His lewnrd is certain, and all should try to follow his exampie. President Thomas Duco of the Alberta Alberta stake, Patriarch John A. Woolf nnd Bishop Charles G. Hyde also spoke of the deceased and tho faithful upright, nnd worthy life he had led. Tho choir sang very beautifully, beautifully, "I'll bo what you want mo to be," and the benediction was pro nounced by Bishop Georgo Carver of Preston. Sixteen loaded vehl-.ios followed tho remains to tho cemetery cemetery and the grave was dedicated by Bishop William Hyde of Logan, Tho pall bearers wero James E. Johnson William Hawkes, Jr., Simpson Ro per Georgo J. Johnson, Clarence Shnrp, and I.orln Lamb, nil grandsons grandsons of the deceased. Suel Lamb was born Mnrch 1, 1833 nt Huron, Wayne county, New York; wns baptized baptized Into tbo Mormon church when eight years old; Journoyed with his parents to Nnuvoo when but a child and becamo acquainted with tho Prophet Joseph Smith, ami with his father, mother, brother and two sis-teiB, sis-teiB, ho started for Utah In 1852. Ills father died on tbo wny and Suol became the main stay of tbo family. Thoy first settled In Lohl, when he rcmnlnod until 18G5, when he nnd family cnnio to Hyde Park whero ho has since resided, and been identified identified with every Important work of that wurd. Ho was tho husband of three wives, ull of whom preceded hint to tho other world. Ten children, children, three sons nnd soveu daughters wero born to hlin, four of tho daughters daughters havo since died; threo of them leaving largo families. Thoro aro 7f! grandchildren, 40 greatgrandchildren all In tho church, nnd worthy citizens citizens in tholr roapectlvo communities Elder Lamb was for boiiio tlmo a mis slouary among tho Indians, nnd IiIb sons und grandsons havo spent about 38 years doing missionary work. At tho tlmo Johnson's army camo to Utah, Elder Lamb was a inombor of tho famous Lot Smith's command and could relate many Interesting Incldonts of that campaign. For many yenrs ho was first councilor to Bishop Robert Dnlnos In tho Hydo Park ward, and held many other pq-sltlons pq-sltlons of trust. Ho died February 10, surrounded by many of bla children children and friends. Ho has fought n good fight, kept tbo faith, been true to m,,n and IiIb God, nnd has gono where a bright crown awaits him.