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Linda C. Lyons

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Linda C. Lyons, 78, passed away on April 23, 2018 in Hemet, California, after suddenly falling ill. Linda was born to Bess and Oran Cremer and she was raised in Monrovia, California. She had four siblings Warren, Julia, James and Martha.

Linda grew up in a musical family and liked to play the piano and a few years later learned how to play the guitar. Linda was married to Raymond Abraham Reyes and together they had daughter Susan and son Raymond. Linda was briefly married to Wayne Lasher and together they had daughter Alexis. Linda later married Gary W. Lyons.

Her primary occupation was as a homemaker, she enjoyed being involved with her children’s activities and daily lives. She was also employed with Xerox-EOS for several years until she retired.

She is survived by her eldest daughter Susan Reyes-Littleton, son Raymond Michael Reyes and younger daughter Alexis LaSher-Scott; her grandchildren Jennifer, Jonathan, Raymond, Joshua, Mikey and Collin; and her great grandchildren Kaden, Teagan, Jordy and Raymond.

Services will be held at on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Lakeshore Mortuary, 1815 S. Dobson Road., Mesa, AZ. Linda was cremated and resides in the care of her children Susan, Raymond and Alexis.

Please visit Linda’s memorial at ww.LakeshoreMort.com to share memories and condolence’s with her family.

  • FAMILY

  • Susan Reyes-Littleton, Daughter
  • Raymond Michael Reyes, Son
  • Alexis LaSher-Scott, Daughter
  • Linda leaves behind her grandchildren Jennifer, Jonathan, Raymond, Joshua, Mikey and Collin; and her great grandchildren Kaden, Teagan, Jordy and Raymond.

Services

  • Celebration of Life Saturday, August 4, 2018
REMEMBERING

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Alexis Scott

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Linda’s Grandson Alex Scott and his wife Rachel

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Linda’s Great Grandaughters Elsie And Zaylee Scott

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Linda’s Grandson Collin LaSher

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Linda’s Daughter Alexis and husband Mark Scott

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Linda’s Grandson Collin LaSher

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Linda’s Grandson Raymond his wife Lacey and Linda’s Great Grandson Raymond.

Alexis Scott

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Linda’s Grandson Michael and his wife Hannah

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Linda’s son Raymond and Daughter Alexis

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Alexis and Linda

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Linda C. Lyons ashes were spread on May 19, 2018 by her son Raymond M. Reyes Sr. and her daughter Alexis LaSher-Scott at Mongollon Rim in Arizona to be reunited with her mother Bessie.

Biography

Linda C. Lyons was a natural leader whose winning presence allowed her to take control of various situations with ease. Equipped with a clear and calculating focus, she possessed a tough-minded, “take charge” attitude. She had the ability to make even routine situations seem exciting, and she was at ease with the role of playing problem solver. Linda always sought out the scene of where the action was. Sociable, analytical and pleasant, Linda was an individual who enjoyed life’s challenges.

Her parents were Bess and Oran Cremer and she was raised in Monrovia, California. Always able to express herself well, Linda possessed strong interpersonal skills. She was optimistic in her outlook on life and was able at all times to be open and direct in her communication. Armed with a great wit, Linda was raised to be accepting of others and to implement a strong personal work ethic.

Blessed with a balanced attitude, Linda was able to relate well with others. Her occasional role as family mediator gave her the opportunity to ease tense situations when they occurred. Linda was raised with four siblings Warren, Julia, James and Martha. Linda had a strong desire to be treated fairly and would readily offer others the same fairness in return.

As a young child, Linda showed her creative ability in many ways. She was outgoing and animated. Linda enjoyed new activities and pursued a variety of interests. In her spare time she liked to play the piano and a few years later learned how to play the guitar.

Known to others as a focused, logical, open-minded and somewhat driven individual, Linda was able to utilize these qualities to succeed in high school. Her curious nature was spurred by her ability to maximize her personal learning style through employing a hands-on approach. She was good with facts and had an excellent memory. She enjoyed some courses more than others, having favorite classes and teachers. Her favorite class in high school was music.

Friends and acquaintances found Linda an easy woman to get to know, and those close to her would often praise her open, practical style of communication and relaxed approach to life in general. Linda was uncomplicated and straightforward in her relationships, which allowed her to accept people for what they were. Later in life, she became friends with Billy and Doris Doane, Terri DeBe and Susie and Pat whom she worked with at Xerox.

Linda was married to Raymond Abraham Reyes until 1965 when they divorced. Linda was briefly married to Wayne Lasher and together they had Alexis. Linda later married Gary W. Lyons. Linda was attentive to her family’s feelings, and she charmed her family and others with her gift for being able to give freely and generously. A good listener with an engaging personality, Linda was able to bring pleasure and unexpected humor to the relationship.

Very much like a kid herself, Linda identified with the inquisitive and creative side of her children’s personalities. She was able to direct her energy and spontaneity towards helping her children acquire added common sense skills. Linda was blessed with three children, two daughters Susan Reyes-Littleton and Alexis LaSher-Scott and one son Raymond Michael Reyes. She was also blessed with six grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Grandchildren: Jennifer, Jonathan, Raymond, Joshua, Mikey and Collin. Great grandchildren: Kaden, Teagan, Jordy and Raymond.

Linda was a flexible worker who was able to draw the best from others around her. A persuasive individual who was quick to make necessary decisions, Linda’s strengths included being able to think on her feet. She could be a leader who sought impact for her decisions. Gifted with an incredible ability to read body language, Linda was able to positively manipulate situations and motivate others in order to get a task completed. She was a good negotiator who enjoyed new challenges. Linda could multi-task, and she was endowed with entrepreneurial spirit, allowing her to think beyond standard norms when it came to resolving issues in her work environment. Her primary occupation was as a homemaker, she enjoyed being involved with her children’s activities and daily lives. She was also employed with Xerox-EOS for several years until she retired.

Linda enjoyed her leisure time by taking part in various hobbies. She had something of an artistic flair in many of the things that she did. She put this creativity toward all of her pastimes. Some of her favorite pastimes were watching old movies and coaching girls softball teams, the "Let It Bees" and the "Wickey, Wickey Wackers". She was content to enjoy her hobbies alone but was also willing to share her interests with others.

Linda was a lover of animals and cherished her pets. One of Linda’s favorites was Queeny, a St. Bernard dog.

Linda had fallen ill and fought a tough fight, but was overcome by her illness on April 23, 2018. She is survived by her eldest daughter Susan Reyes-Littleton, son Raymond Michael Reyes and younger daughter Alexis LaSher-Scott; her grandchildren Jennifer, Jonathan, Raymond, Joshua, Mikey and Collin; and her great grandchildren Kaden, Teagan, Jordy and Raymond. Services were held at Lakeshore Mortuary Chapel. Linda was cremated and resides in the care of her children Susan, Raymond and Alexis.

Linda was the kind of person who could win others over easily. A concrete communicator, she relied on her senses to increase her involvement and awareness of others. She was always able to provide amusing repartee to her friends and acquaintances, offering a seemingly endless supply of quips, anecdotes, jokes and stories. If Linda had a theme song written about her, it might well have been “Don’t Worry, Be Happy.” She enjoyed her life and the experience of living it. This is how everyone will remember Linda C. Lyons.