Originally created 08/17/00

Mr. Kirby Lyons



SMOAKS, S.C. - Mr. Kirby Wilkins Lyons, 68, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, at Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital, Columbia.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Berea Advent Christian Church, Carlton County. Burial will be in Hagen Cemetery, Carlton County.

Mr. Lyons, a native of Bamberg County, was a National Guard veteran and had retired from John Smith Jr. Logging Co. He was a member of Berea Advent Christian Church, where he was a former elder, chairman of the board, former Sunday school teacher and youth leader.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia McAlhany Lyons; four sons, Kenneth Lyons and Delma Lyons, both of Smoaks, Anthony Lyons, Walterboro, and Richard Lyons, Waterloo; three brothers, Gerald W. Lyons and Gene R. Lyons, both of Smoaks, and Lehman B. Lyons, Walterboro; and 13 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Home, Walterboro.