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Mary Rose Lyon

November 19, 2012

Mary Rose Lyon

Mary Rose Lyon, age 88, passed away, Saturday, November 17, 2012. at North Mississippi Medical Center, West Point.
Mary Rose Lyon was born July 21, 1924. in Cedar Bluff, to the late Cora Lee Davis Lyon and George Wilbur Lyon. Mary Rose Lyon was a Corporate Secretary for Mitchell Automotive from September 10, 1946, until July, 2010. She was a member of First Baptist Church.
Funeral services were Monday, November 19, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev, Dale Funderburg officiating, assisted by Rev. Todd Chesser. Burial followed in Cedar Bluff Methodist Cemetery in Cedar Bluff.
Calvert Funeral Home of West Point was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include one brother, James Roland Lyon (June) of Cedar Bluff; Sister-in-law, Mona Manning Lyon of Clarksdale; nieces: Janet Lyon Watkins (Cliff) of West Point, Catherine Lyon Chernecky (Rick) Ocean Springs; nephew,
Dr. George Davis Lyon, Jr. (Cheryl) of Starkville; three great nephews: Jared Watkins, Max Lyon, and David Lyon (Brooke); and a great niece, Anna Lyon Killingsworth (Ryan). Her brother, George Davis Lyon, Sr, preceded her in death.
Pallbearers were David Waide, Henry Applewhite, Chuck Howell, Roland Moody, Matthew Raff, and Cliff Watkins
Honorary pallbearers were Mitchell Automotive Employees, Members of the West Point-Pilot Club, Staff of DuganMemorial Home, Staff of North MS Medical Center-West Point, Dr. Edmund A. Miller, Jr., Members of the Progressive Sunday School Class at First Baptist, Bonnie Thompson, Gina Brewer, and all her friends.
Memorials may be made to Cedar Bluff Methodist Care Fund, c/o Mrs. Janet Watkins, 135 Mhoon Valley Road, West
Point, MS 39773.
Friends may leave an online condolence at

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