4/28/12 — Mary Katherine Lyons

Mary Katherine Lyons, 86, passed peacefully at her home on Tuesday, April 24th, 2012.

Ms. Lyons was born in Viola, TN to the late James and Mary Dewar Scott.

 She worked as a homemaker and was a member of the First Assembly of God in Tullahoma.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by one son, Robert Dale Lyons; one daughter, Sherry Lofty; two grandchildren, Kimberly and Billy Lofty; ten brothers, Buck, Rob, Raymond, Thomas, Warren, Sherman, Herman, Teddy, and Hershel Scott; and one sister, Lillian Tosh.

Ms. Lyons is survived by two daughters, Nancy Jones and husband Dale of Hillsboro, Cathy West and husband Roger of Estill Springs; one son, Alan Lyons and wife Karen of Lynchburg; six grandchildren, Tonya Summarell, Hannah Lawson, Amber Davenport, Andrea Lyons, Justin Lyons, and Lisa Lofty; five great-grandchildren, Kristyn, Kimberlee, Nicolas, JJ, and Kylie Jo; and her special loving caregiver, Phyllis Gifford.

Visitation will be held on Friday, April 27th, 2012 from 5:00-9:00pm at Kilgore Funeral Home.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, April 28th, 2012 at 10:00am in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel with Alan Lyons and Pastor Ron Forrester officiating.

Burial will be at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.

The family ask that you dress casually and suggests donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 201 West Lincoln Street, Tullahoma, TN 37388.

Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.