Lyda Gail south was one of two twins born to Doris and Milbank Franz on January 31, 1943, in Clark, Colorado. She Married Ed Routh June 3, 2005. He survives. They lived in Grand junction prior to moving to Rangely in 2004.Lyda, Know to many as Gail, enjoyed fishing, cooking, painting,and crafts of all types.She was loved very much by her family and friends and will be greatly missed.Amemorial service will be held Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 1:30pm in the Rangley District hospital meeting rooms. Potluck will follow with side dishes and desserts suggest. Cremation will be arranged by the Blackburn and Sons Vernal Mortuary and Cremation Care.