Originally created 07/19/00

Mr. Roosevelt Lyons



Mr. Roosevelt Lyons, of Neptune Drive, died Friday, July 14, 2000, at his residence.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Abbeville, S.C., with Mr. Anthony Davis and Mr. Ray Garrison officiating. Burial will be in Harbison Cemetery, Abbeville.

Mr. Lyons, a native of McCormick County, S.C., had retired as a maintenance supervisor. He was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia Cheeks Lyons; four sons, Allister Blake Lyons, Bronx, N.Y., Jerome Lyons, Meridan, Conn., Carl Lyons, Abbeville, and Eric Cheeks, Union, N.J.; three daughters, Janice Jones, Dumfries, Va., Joyce M. Tricoche, Greenville, S.C., and Kimberly Todd, Dover, N.J.; five brothers, Willie Pete Lyons, Curtis Lyons and Raymond Lyons, all of Abbeville, Samuel Lyons, Greenwood, S.C., and Johnny Lyons, Augusta; a sister, Catherine Lyons, State Park, Penn.; and sixteen grandchildren.

Friends may call at Brown & Walker Funeral Home, Abbeville; or at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Abbeville.