Clarence Lyden died Friday, March 23. He was born July 18, 1925 at Ft. Scott, the son of Weldon and Mabel (Jenkins) Lyden. He married Wilma Stewart on April 26, 1945. She preceded him in death in 2006. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Everett and Harold Lyden.

Clarence Lyden died Friday, March 23. He was born July 18, 1925 at Ft. Scott, the son of Weldon and Mabel (Jenkins) Lyden. He married Wilma Stewart on April 26, 1945. She preceded him in death in 2006. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Everett and Harold Lyden.

Surviving are his four children, Sherry (Ron) Musick, Joetta (Gary) Lady, Jackie Lyden of Topeka and Howard Lyden of Independence, Mo.; Three brothers, Charlie Lyden of Pittsburg, DeWayne Lyden of Springdale, Ark., and Billy Lyden of Topeka; Eight grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

Services are 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 28 at the Penwell-Gabel Chapel in Topeka.