|Birth: ||Jan. 1, 1917|
|Death: ||Nov. 15, 2011|
Garland Chastain Spry Lyon, 94, of Elkhart (Elkhart Co.), died at 4:57 a.m. Tuesday (Nov. 15, 2011) at Elkhart General Hospital. She was born Jan. 1, 1917 in Campbellsburg (Washington Co.), Indiana to Glen and Geneva (Cox) Chastain.
On December 12, 1936 in Mitchell, Indiana, her home town, she married Marion Spry. Marion preceded her in death on January 29, 1974. She then married Kenneth G. Lyon on October 6, 1984 in Bristol, Indiana. Kenneth preceded her in death on May 1, 2005 leaving her a widow for the second time.
Surviving are 3 stepchildren, 6 step grandchildren and 5 step great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by 1 son, Larry Lee Spry, 1 sister, Gretna Lyons and 2 brothers, Raymond and Lovell Chastain.
Garland grew up in Mitchell, Indiana, where she attended Mitchell High School. She moved to Elkhart in 1938. She was a member of Starlight Chapter #181, O.E.S., Red Hats-Athena Chapter, First United Methodist Church, CTS quarter century club and was the past president of the Women's Industrial Club. Garland was a former member of the Four Arts Club, Business and Professional Women's Club, Women of the Moose, YWCA Married Women's Club, Gamma Chapter Phi Sigma Alpha, Athena Club and the Frontier Club.
Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens
St. Joseph County
Created by: Debbie (Spray) Burton
Record added: Oct 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99328530