July 13, 1938 – August 26, 2018
Born in Ashland, KY,
Resided in Lincoln, NE
Carole Mobayed Eddins
Carole Mobayed Eddins, age 80, passed away peacefully on August 26, 2018 after a struggle with dementia.
Carole was born July 13, 1938 in Ashland, Kentucky the daughter of Louis A. Mobayed and Lavella Hatfield.
Carole graduated from Huntington East High School in Huntington, West Virginia were she received numerous awards and recognition, including Miss Highlander 1955. She continued her education at Marshall University in Huntington where she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority.
In 1958, Carole married her high school sweetheart, Stuart L. Eddins at Highlawn Presbyterian Church in Huntington. In 1961 they moved to Lincoln, Nebraska with their first child Stuart L. Eddins, Jr, the family soon grew to include daughters Susan Kay and Elizabeth Ann.
Throughout her life, Carole was active in her church homes including First Presbyterian Church and later Eastridge Presbyterian Church, all brought her great joy.
Carole’s time in the Urban Development Department for the City of Lincoln included working on many different neighborhood redevelopment projects. The project closest to her heart was the revitalization of the Haymarket neighborhood including the ‘Iron Horse Legacy’ mural and the restored #710 steam locomotive that anchored the area.
Carole is survived by her husband of 60 years, Stuart Eddins and her three children – Stuart L. Eddins (Lee Ann) Susan K. Eddins (Mike Lineberry) and Elizabeth A. Norvelle (Tom), three wonderful grandchildren – Erica Gibson (Ian), Justin Eddins (Amber) and Zachary Tacey, two step-grandchildren Shelby Lineberry and Kylie Lineberry and two great grandchildren Lennon Gibson and Blake Eddins.
A life so beautifully lived deserves to be beautifully remembered. Please join us as we celebrate Carole’s life at Eastridge Presbyterian Church, 1135 Eastridge Dr., Lincoln, NE on Friday, September 21st with visitation in the Welcome Center from 10:00 – 11:00am, service at 11:00am.
In Lieu of flowers, memorials to Eastridge Presbyterian Church, General Fund would be appreciated.
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