Kelly Cole had made a name for herself as a lounge singer in Hollywood
when a raven haired woman began tracking her around. Kelly decided to
confront the older women. She revealed that she was a Myrtle Fargate from
Pine Valley. Kelly knew that place. She had grown up in that small town
with her twin sister, Kitty Shea. Myrtle revealed that Kitty had died
a year before of an inoperable tumor. Kelly decided she wanted to know
more about her sister’s life and agreed to follow Myrtle to Pine
She arrived on Lincoln Tyler’s, Kitty’s husband, door. Lincoln
looked like he had seen a ghost. Kelly and Lincoln grew close, but she
wanted to keep her distance. She new that Lincoln was still grieving her
Kelly’s lover and manger Eddie Dorrance came to Pine Valley to set
up some gigs. Kelly needed Eddie more than she could ever tell anyone.
He was also her dryg supplier. She was taking pills to keep her energy
up. When Lincoln became concerned about Eddie, Kelly knew she had to move
out of his home. She decided to move into Myrtle’s newly opened
hospice, the Fargate Boarding House. Not soon after, she was engaged to
Kelly found out that Phoebe Tyler, Linoln'c mother, had paid off Eddie
to marry her. She rejected Eddie, but he reminded her that he was her
pill supplier. Kelly was determined to recover from her addiction on her
Free from Eddie’s control, Kelly began to see a different side of
Lincoln. She was falling in love. Kelly was determined not to allow Lincoln
to know about her habit. But, managing her own career and her addiction
only made her relay on the pills more. In her final performance at The
Chateau, Kelly broke down on stage and admitted her addiction. She looked
Eddie straight in the eyes, and ran out in a rage.
Lincoln found Kelly hours later. Kelly was ready to be rejected; instead,
Lincoln embraced her. They walked back to The Chateau together. But, when
they arrived, they found Eddie dead from a gunshot wound. When the police
found the murder weapon, Kelly’s fingerprints were found all over
it. She was taken into custody.
Prison helped Kelly kick her drug habit, but she was facing murder charges.
She put her future and her heart in Lincoln’s hands. But as good
of an attorney as he was, could not free Kelly. Kelly knew she did not
kill Eddie, but she also knew how bleek the situation looked. Sentenced
to death, Kelly contemplated the end of her life and never being able
to tell Lincoln how she truly felt about him.
Lincoln came storming in one night and demanded Kelly be freed. He had
a taped deathbed confession from Claudette Montgomery that stated she
was in fact the murderer. Kelly took Lincoln, her hero, into her arms.
At their wedding, Phoebe made a drunken plea for Lincoln to leave Kelly.
But nothing could keep them apart. Kelly and Lincoln decided to start
anew by moving to Europe.
1981: Lincoln and Kelly returned to Pine Valley to mourn
1983-84: Lincoln and Kelly returned for the holidays.
Lincoln's father, Dr. Charles Tyler, died peacefully in his sleep. The
Tyler’s returned to Pine Valley to be honor his life.
1995: Lincoln and Kelly returned to Pine Valley for the
Martin family housewarming.
2005: Lincoln and Kelly returned to Pine Valley for his
2008: Kelly came back to attend Myrtle's memorial service.
She went to the condemned Boarding House one last time to feel closer