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“The thing I remember most about Linda was her great laugh. She saw the humor in things and wasn't afraid to let it show. She was always very kind...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Ray Bingham - Seattle, WA

“My dearest, favorite brother ... my heart breaks for and with you over the mortal loss of your beloved Linda. You said it so well when you observed...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Cheris Nelson Losee - Lake Shore, UT

“I have many fond memories of Linda. What a wonderful woman. She will be missed!! ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Debbie Curtis

“I would like to send my Great Sympathys to Gregg & Family! Linda was the best my memories of her are all happy she was always such a spunky & so much...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Betty White LaFontaine - FL

“I have such fond memories of Linda in High School. She could always make me smile. You will be missed. I have struggled with MS for the last 25 years...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Neita Jackson Sorensen - UT

“Dear Gregg and family, I was sad to learn of Linda's passing. The graduating class of 1978 has reconnected through FaceBook and all have expressed...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Nan McClellan Davis - UT


Linda Adams Nelson, aged 52 , passed away on September 17,2012, at her home in Provo, Utah, after a 24-year battle with Lupus/MS.

Linda was born August 10, 1960, in Spanish Fork, Utah. She attended Spanish Fork High School and Utah Valley Technical College. She was employed by Brigham Young University until she was no longer able to work due to illness.

After a record breaking streak of dating, Linda consented to be Gregg Nelson's cherished wife. They were married in September of 1990.

She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served numerous callings. She was wholly devoted to her family and spent untold hours loving and helping, inspiring and teaching, teasing and tormenting; but most of all, loving her nieces and nephews.

Linda had a lightning quick, wicked sense of humor. Her April Fools pranks are legendary; and, she was the ultimately fun party planner.

She is survived by her husband, Gregg Nelson; her parents, Faye and Allen Adams; sisters, Diane Adams and Mary (Garry) Briggs, and brother, Douglas (Susan) Adams, and many nieces and nephews who adored her.

At Linda's request, a graveside service to honor and remember her will be on Saturday, September 22, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at the Spanish Fork City Cemetery.

The family wishes to acknowledge all the devoted care provided by her faithful sister, Diane, and by her loving husband, Gregg; as well as her caregivers, all of whom have kindly and steadfastly assisted Linda for so many years.

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