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Wilma Agnes Lyons

Obituary for Wilma Agnes Lyons

October 16, 1929 - November 30, 2016
Murray, Kentucky | Age 87


A joyous and happy life ended when Wilma Agnes Love Lyons passed away on November 30, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. She was the first child born to the late A. Wheeler and Lona C. Love, on October 16, 1929 in Stewart County, Tennessee. Agnes married the late Ora Lee Lyons on November 22, 1947, and together they raised four daughters. In addition to her parents and her husband, Agnes was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Ronnie L. Boyd, and a granddaughter, Emily N. Boyd.

Agnes had an incredible work ethic and was employed in the past at the Hosiery Mill, the Glove Factory, the Garment Factory, Curlee's Clothing and finally retiring from Fisher Price.

Agnes was full of life and made friends everywhere she went. She was a talented quilter and seamstress and loved UK basketball and teaching each of her grandchildren to fish at Kentucky Lake. She was a member of the Glendale Road Church of Christ where she was active in the Young N Hearts class and enjoyed many hours working at the Caring and Sharing Center.

Agnes is survived by four daughters; Shirley L. Blackburn and husband, Walt; Donna L. Boyd; Connie L. Evans and husband Larry; and Bonnie L. Davis and husband John. She is survived by her grandchildren; Stacy B. Bell and husband, Jeremy; Andrew E. Blackburn and wife, Jennie; C. Clay Blackburn and wife Emily; Mallory E. Bybee and husband, Josh; J. Tyler Davis, Ryan M. Davis, Lauren D. Howard and husband, Brandon; Garrison L. Evans, Chelsea L. Boyd. Her great grandchildren are Mary-Peyton Bell, Jackson Bell, Evan Blackburn, Rory Blackburn, Julia Blackburn, Auden Howard, Clare Howard, Makenna Howard and Baby Bybee due in May, 2017. She is also survived by her sister, Betty Love Travis, and her brother, Jerry W. Love.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, December 2, 2016 at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Fort Donelson National Cemetery in Dover, Tennessee. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home.
Pallbearers include: Jeremy Bell, Andrew Blackburn, Clay Blackburn, Garrison Evans, Josh Bybee and Brandon Howard.

Agnes was adored by her family and friends who she kept laughing and shared her joy with every day of her life. If you would like to honor her memory, please make a donation to the Sharing and Caring Center at the Glendale Road Church of Christ, 1101 Glendale Road, Murray, KY 42071.
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