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Billy LyonsSeptember 27, 1942 ~ November 29, 2017 (age 75)
Taylor Funeral Home of Gibson announces the death and funeral services of Mr. Billy Lyons, age 75 of West Main Street, Gibson, who died Wednesday morning, November 29, 2017 at his residence.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Friday, December 1, 2017 at Mt. Zion Congregational Methodist Church, Mitchell, Ga., with Rev. T. F. Yawn officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Greg Johnson, Kevin Johnson, Andy Johnson, Dwayne Lyons, Steven Usry and Ryan Usry. Honorary pallbearers will be: Thomas Downs, Charles Usry, Brinson Logue, Charles Logue, Lee Griffin, Wayne McDonald, Roy Black and Murphy Harrell.
A native of Glascock County, Billy was the son of the late John Mark Lyons and Amie Downs Lyons. He graduated Glascock County High School in 1960, served in the United States Army, was an Insurance Agent with United Insurance Company of America and a member of Mt. Zion Congregational Methodist Church.
Billy was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Barbara Ann Lyons and is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Peggy Lyons of Gibson; sons, Mark and Jamey Lyons of Thomson and Mike and Kathy Lyons of Gibson; daughter, Denise Reeves of Gibson; grandchildren, Olivia, Jackson, Rachel and Mitchell; sister, Peggy and Willie Lee Johnson of Milledgeville, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The Lyons family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 PM Thursday, November 30, 2017 at the Funeral Home.
Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Care of Gibson is in charge of arrangements.