Velma Lou Lamb (June 5, 1941 – August 1, 2021)

Velma Lou Lamb, 80, died on Sunday, August 1, 2021 at her home in Manila, Utah with her significant other by her side. She has lived in Manila for the past 27 years and previously based in Redding, California.

Ms. Lamb was born on June 5, 1941 in Casper, Wyoming; the daughter of James Delbert Vincent and Nancy Marie Mowry.

She attended schools in Idaho.

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Velma married Elden Lamb on August 1, 1958 in Manila, Utah; he preceded her in her death on January 6, 1981 in Manila. She has spent the past 47 years making memories with significant other Keith Wright.
Ms. Lamb worked at Manila High School as a supervising cook for 15 years. Velma also cooked in Daggett County Jail for six years.

She was a devoted wife and mother of five wonderful children. Velma’s love for her family and for cooking went hand in hand as she often hosted the best family gatherings. She loved owls and was always looking for new ones to add to her collection. Velma enjoyed gardening, sewing, and cross-stitching. Ms. Lamb will be remembered for her kind soul, wit and amazing heart. Knowing her meant loving her, and she is greatly missed.

Survivors include her partner Keith Wright of Manila, Utah; two sons, Danny Lamb and wife Wendy of Vernal, Utah; Kenneth Lamm from Manila, Utah; one daughter, Nola Ettleman from Manila; two brothers, Larry Vincent and wife Joan from Idaho Falls, Idaho; Jim Vincent of Lyman, Wyoming; 12 grandson, Jason; Kyle; James; Kurtis; Tiffannie; Misty; Brooke; Marty; Jesse; Spencer; Kacee; Jennifer; 12 great-grandchildren, Oakley; Logan; Colton; Brycin; Payson; Savannah; Jax; Ian; Ari; Afton; Laila; Rowdy; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Lamb preceded her parents, two sons, Neal Lamb, in death; Evan Lamb; three brothers, Donny Vincent; Jerry Vincent; Chuck Vincent; two sisters, Patricia Parks and Joletha Taylor.

The memorial service will be held on Monday, August 9, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Latter-day Saints Church of Jesus Christ, 1st North 1st West, Manila, Utah. The burial takes place in the Manila City Cemetery. Friends can call the church an hour before the service.

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