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Mary Rose Lyon

November 21, 2012

Mary Rose Lyon, 88, died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at the North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 at Calvert Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Dale Funderburg and Rev. Todd Chesser officiating.
Burial will follow in Cedar Bluff Methodist Cemetery in Cedar Bluff.
Visitation will be held 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 at Calvert Funeral Home.
Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.

Mary Rose Lyon was born July 21, 1924 in Cedar Bluff to the late Cora Lee Davis Lyon and George Wilbur Lyon. Mary Rose was a corporate secretary for Mitchell Automotive from September 10, 1946 until July, 2010. She was a member of First Baptist Church.  

Survivors include one brother, James Roland Lyon (June) of Cedar Bluff; sister-in-law: Mona Manning Lyon of Clarksdale; nieces, Janet Lyon Watkins (Cliff) of West Point and Catherine Lyon Chernecky (Rick) Ocean Springs; nephew, Dr. George Davis Lyon Jr. (Cheryl) of Starkville; three great-nephews, Jared Watkins, Max Lyon and David Lyon (Brooke); and a great-niece, Anna Lyon Killingsworth (Ryan).

She was preceded in death by her brother George Davis Lyon Sr.

Pallbearers will be David Waide, Henry Applewhite, Chuck Howell, Roland Moody, Matthew Raff, and Cliff Watkins.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Mitchell Automotive Employees, Members of the West Point-Pilot Club, the staff of Dugan Memorial Home, the staff of North Miss. Medical Center of West Point, Dr. Edmund A. Miller Jr., members of the Progressive Sunday School Class at First Baptist, Bonnie Thompson, Gina Brewer and all of her friends.

Memorials may be made to Cedar Bluff Methodist Care Fund, c/o Mrs. Janet Watkins, 135 Mhoon Valley Road, West Point, MS 39773.

Friends may leave an online condolence at

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