Ike Lyons

Published 8:58 pm Thursday, April 22, 2010

Services for Ike Lyons, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m. on Saturday,April 24, at Faith Missionary Baptist Church in Bogue Chitto, withburial in New Hope Church Cemetery in Brookhaven. Williams Mortuaryis in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Friday from 1 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home, withfamily hour from 6 until 7 p.m.

Mr. Lyons, 88, died April 16, 2010, at his residence. He was bornin Bogue Chitto on Nov. 18, 1921, to Sandy Lyons and Mary EllaWilliams Lyons.

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He was retired. He was a member of New Hope M.B. Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his first wife, ChristineButler Lyons; his son, Gerald Brooks; his brothers, J.C. Lyons, LeeLyons Sr. and Bill Swaingan; his sisters, Irma Fairman and Ella B.Smith; his stepson, Troy Tucker; and his stepdaughter, LindaClark.

Survivors are his wife, Elaine Tucker Lyons, of Brookhaven; hisson, Micheal Lyons, of Chicago, Ill.; his daughters, Mamie Bonds,of McComb, and Icy Nell Lyons, Lena Lyons and Sandra Lyons, all ofChicago; his stepdaughter, Jennette Richardson, of Pontiac, Mich.;his brothers, Willie Lyons Sr. and Robert Lyons, both ofBrookhaven; his 38 grandchildren and 62 great-grandchildren; and ahost of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.