Dorothy Jean Lyles, 78, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Born March 21, 1939, in Jackson, Tennessee, she was the daughter of Clifford and Naomi (Marshall) Sevier Sr.
After graduating from high school, she went on to receive her associate, bachelor's and master's degrees from Wesleyan University. She was employed as departmental secretary for Delco Electronics Division of General Motors, and after 34 years of service she retired. After retiring she was employed as a pharmaceutical technician for Walmart Superstore.
From her many loves in life, she mostly enjoyed bingo, bowling, interior decorating and her pet cat, "Sammy."
She will be forever loved and remembered by her husband, Conaron Lyles, Kokomo; brother, Donald Ray (Terry) Sevier Sr., Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan; sister, Elaine (Robert) Jones, Detroit, Michigan; very close family friends, Clyde and Ike Clark, Kokomo; one brother-in-law, Paul Lyles, Tupelo, Mississippi; nieces and nephews to cherish her memory, special niece, Tanya Sevier, Canton, Michigan; special niece, Mona Smith, West Lafayette; nieces, Stacey Sevier, Angela Jones and Shannon Jones, Detroit, Michigan; nephews, Aaron, Donald Jr. and Jason Jones, Detroit; and special nephews, Harlan Ford and Michael Ford.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 25, at Bluitt and Son Funeral Home, with calling from 9 a.m. until time of service. Entombment will be in Sunset Memory Gardens.
Services are entrusted to Bluitt and Son Funeral Home.
Published on March 23, 2017