Former Utah first lady Ora Packard Clyde died Aug. 1, 1988, in her home town of Springville. She was 89.

Mrs. Clyde became first lady after her husband, George Dewey Clyde, was elected governor in November 1956. She remained first lady through 1960.

Mrs. Clyde met her husband when they were in the eighth grade. Following graduation from high school, she completed a normal course at Brigham Young University and taught school one year at Levan.

After their marriage, the couple moved to Logan while Clyde finished his degree at the Utah State Agricultural College. They then moved to Berkeley, Calif., while he worked on his master's degree at the University of California.

They returned to Logan where they lived for 30 years before moving to Salt Lake City when her husband was appointed director of the Utah Water and Power Board.

Mrs. Clyde, in addition to serving in various church responsibilities, was active in the Salt Lake Republican Club. Ladies Literary Club and the Thalia Club. Her hobbies were playing the piano and organ.

Mrs. Clyde is the mother of five children. She has 13 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren. Her husband died in 1972.

Funeral services will be noon Aug. 5 at the Grant 4th LDS Ward, 1111 Charleton Ave. Friends may call Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the McDougal Golden Rule Funeral Home, 4330 S. Redwood Road, or at the church before the service. Interment in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.