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Sousanna Lourinda "Lou" Tallent Lyles
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Birth: Apr. 8, 1864
Hamilton County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Nov. 29, 1943
Sparta
White County
Tennessee, USA


Crossville Chronicle December 9, 1943

Mrs Lourinda Tallent Lyles, widow of William Lyles, suffered a heart attack Friday evening, November 26 at 9 p.m. at the home of her daughter, Mrs M E Brown in Sparta, and died at 12:15 a.m. Saturday. Mrs Lyles was born in Hamilton county April 8, 1864; she died at the age of 79.

She married William Lyles May 14, 1882 and they had 10 children; 3 preceded her in death: Mrs Kate Douglas, Mrs Bessie Frasier and Dollie Lyles. Mrs Lyles was a member of the Church of Christ.

Besides the 2 daughters who make their home here, the entire Lyles family lived here from about 1915 to 1920.

Funeral services were conducted at the home of Mr and Mrs Mal E Brown on Monday, November 29 at 2 p.m. with burial at Highland cemetery.

Surviving are 7 children: Mrs M E Brown, Jeff and Dewey Lyles, Sparta; Mrs W E Grisson and Mrs Otto Dunbar, Crossville; Bob Lyles, Graham, Texas; Jesse Lyles, Merchant Marines; 32 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Jonathan Jackson Tallent (1810 - 1893)
  Prudence Alice West Tallent (1822 - 1897)
 
 Spouse:
  William M Lyles (1863 - 1941)
 
 Children:
  Alice Elizabeth Lyles Brown (1883 - 1960)*
  Mary Lyles Grissom (1884 - 1980)*
  Robert Lewis Lyles (1887 - 1964)*
  Kate L Lyles Douglas (1889 - 1932)*
  Dolly Lyles (1890 - 1890)*
  Jefferson Leftwich Lyles (1891 - 1960)*
  Jesse Maxwell Lyles (1891 - 1957)*
  Bessie Josephine Lyles Frasier (1894 - 1938)*
  Edna Lyles Dunbar (1895 - 1979)*
  George Dewey Lyles (1898 - 1970)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alex Tallent (1855 - 1933)*
  Sousanna Lourinda Tallent Lyles (1864 - 1943)
  Margaret Tallent Brock (1868 - ____)*
  Fannie Tallent Ward (1868 - 1940)*
  Eliza Jane Tallent Black (1873 - 1917)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Sparta
White County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Jenifer Crone
Record added: Oct 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60424305
Sousanna Lourinda Lou <i>Tallent</i> Lyles
Added by: Jenifer Crone
 
Sousanna Lourinda Lou <i>Tallent</i> Lyles
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Happy Thanksgiving GG Grandma!
- Jenifer Crone
 Added: Nov. 25, 2012
 
 
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