October 15, 2015
Date of Service: October 19, 2015
Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper
Wanda Lucille Townsend Lyons, 83, Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord Thursday, October 15, 2015 in the Johnson City Medical Center after an extended illness.
A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Azor Vestal & Melinda Austin Townsend. She was employed for a number of years at Watsons of Elizabethton. Mrs. Lyons was a member of the West Side Christian Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years Albert F. Lyons who died January 19, 2011, by three sisters: Merle Wilson, Mary Oaks, and Ruth Peters and four brothers: Rev. John Townsend, Walter Townsend, Carl Townsend and Leonard Townsend. One of her favorite hobbies was reading.
Survivors include a daughter & son-in-law: Tammy & James Barnes, Elizabethton. A son & daughter-in-law: Greg & Zenobia Lyons, Elizabethton. Four Grandchildren: Ashley Lyons, Christopher Lyons, Katrina Moore and Eric Moore. Three Great Grandchildren: Lillian Moore, Carson Lyons and Charlie Delp. One Sister: Stella Potter, Cincinnati, Ohio. Several nieces & nephews.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Greg Key, Minister officiating. Graveside Service and Interment will be at 10 a.m. Monday, October 19, 2015 in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary Pallbearers will be her church family. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to the Staff and special friends of Broadmore Assisted Living, Johnson City for all the loved shown to our mother . The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday in Memorial Funeral Chapel. Friends may also visit with the family at the residence of her son & daughter-in-law: Greg & Zenobia Lyons, 1210 Burgie Street, and Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:20 a.m. Monday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at our web site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Lyons family.