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Linda Mizell Lyon

August 8, 1943 May 23, 2019
Linda  Mizell Lyon
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Obituary for Linda Mizell Lyon

Linda Mizell Lyon of Lafayette, Oregon, passed away on May 23, 2019. She was 75 years old. Linda was born in Montgomery, Alabama on August 8, 1943. She was raised in Opp, Alabama. Linda attended Brenau Academy and Marjorie Webster Junior College in Washington, DC. She met and married Richard McAdams in 1964, and had two children, Rick and Fred. They moved to Winter Park, Florida, where the children went to school and Linda was active in their schooling as well as Junior League.
Their family moved to Houston, Texas in the early 1980’s. After Richard and Linda divorced, Linda spent 27 years working as a real estate agent. She continued her charitable work with the Junior League in Texas. She retired from real estate in 2007 and moved to Lafayette, Oregon to be closer to her grandchildren, Matthew and Michael.
Linda became very involved in her local community of Lafayette, working on numerous projects throughout her years there. Recently, she was awarded “The Linda Lyon Community Service Award” for excellence in community service. Linda and her family are very proud of this accomplishment.
Linda was preceded in death by her mother, Catherine Lyon, her father, Fred Lyon and stepmother Phyllis Lyon. She is survived by her two sons, Rick McAdams of Lafayette, Oregon and Fred McAdams and wife Michelle of Dundee, Oregon. Her two grandchildren, Matthew McAdams and Michael McAdams, of Dundee, Oregon. Her two sisters, Lucy Branham of Winter Park, Florida and Mary Lyon of Dunedin, Florida and three nieces.
Linda will be interned in Opp, Alabama. A Celebration of Life will be held on July 12, 2019 at Newberg Christian Church at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, a remembrance may be given to Hopewell House in her name. Legacy Hopewell House 6171 SW Capital Hwy. Portland, OR 97239-2649.

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celebration of life




10:00 AM 7/12/2019 10:00:00 AM
Norhtwest Christian Church - Newberg Campus

2318 Villa Rd
Newberg, OR 97132

Linda will be interned in Opp, Alabama.

Norhtwest Christian Church - Newberg Campus
2318 Villa Rd Newberg 97132 OR
United States

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