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Liilian Lincoln

Lillian “Moonyeen” Lincoln

May 31st, 1940 - February 17th, 2024

Moonyeen's Obituary

Lillian “Moonyeen” Lincoln (Rowe) fell asleep in Jesus on 17 February, 2024, aged 83.

Moonyeen was born 31 May, 1940 in New Mexico to Merwin Clyde Rowe and Carrie Marguerite Fichtner. She attended Campion Seventh Day Adventist Academy, graduating in 1958. Moonyeen met her future spouse, Marvin Allen Lincoln in 1960 while studying at beauty college. They were married on 20 August, 1961 at the Farmington Seventh-Day Adventist Church.

Moonyeen and Allen welcomed two children into their family, Cynthia in 1963, and Cheryl in 1966. They served together as a pastoral couple in the Michigan Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists from 1973-1984.

After Allen’s retirement from pastoral ministry, they opened Rocking Horse Ranch Adult Foster Care, providing in home care for adults in West Michigan. Throughout her life, Moonyeen pursued many interests such as painting, drawing, sewing, gardening, canning and preserving. The 10-acre homestead in Fruitport, MI drew out her creativity and occupied much of her time. She and her husband were faithful members of the Wright Seventh-Day Adventist Church.

Moonyeen was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and her siblings Isis, Karen, and Roger.

She is survived by her daughters Cynthia (Brad) Lake and Cheryl (Jon) Clayburn, six grandchildren, Chelsea (Scott) Erich, Spencer (Taylor) Lake, Taylor Clayburn, Morgaine Clayburn, Zackary Clayburn, and Seth Clayburn; and siblings Patrick, Mark, and Nadine.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Heritage Chapel & Cremation Services, 8747 US 31, Berrien Springs, MI 49103.

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