August 17, 1927 - July 11, 2020
Violet Mae Lyle, age 92, of Erwin, passed away on Saturday, July 11, 2020, at her home, surrounded by family. A native of Erwin, Violet is a daughter of the late Bernie and Tempie (Street) Howell. She was a member of Erwin First Pentecostal Holiness Church, but in later years, she was a faithful supporter of The Midst. She also greatly enjoyed participating in Higher Ground Baptist Church of Kingsport's television ministry. Violet enjoyed sewing, cooking, canning, spoiling her grandchildren, and being "Mamaw Mae" to numerous children through her service in the church nursery. In addition to her parents, Violet is preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Sye Reece Lyle; sister, Vivian Parrish; brothers, Willard Howell and Ray Howell; and great-grandson, Garrett Williams. Violet Mae Lyle leaves behind to cherish her memory: Son: David Lyle and wife Lisa, Daughter: Eula Phillips and husband Dan, Grandchildren: Sandy Williams and husband Steve, Tammy Treadway and husband Chris, Sarah Lyle, Mary Evans and Kane Hill, Corben Eller, Great-Grandchildren: Kendrick Williams and Hannah Rice, Hannah Treadway and Jesse Wilson, Hunter Wright, Gidien Higgins, Harper Violet Brown, River Brown, Hazel Evans; Sister-in-law: Jackie Howell; Special Friend: Sammy Routh; Several nieces and nephews. The family would like to offer special thanks to the nurses and staff of Amedisys Hospice Care of Elizabethton for their loving kindness and care during this difficult time. The family respectfully requests your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Violet Mae Lyle in a graveside committal service to be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, July 13, 2020, in Fishery Community Church Cemetery. Pastor Jamie Hughes will officiate. Musical selections will be provided by Chaplain Karl Gasser. Those attending should meet at Fishery Community Church Cemetery by 1:50 pm for the service. Serving as pallbearers are Steve Williams, Chris Treadway, Hunter Wright, Corben Eller, Gidien Higgins, Kendrick Williams and Jesse Wilson. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. The family will receive friends at the home of David Lyle, 107 Old Farm Road, Erwin, TN 37650 Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at www.valleyfuneralhome.net or on Facebook at . These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Violet Mae Lyle through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.
Violet Mae Lyle, age 92, of Erwin, passed away on Saturday, July 11, 2020, at her home, surrounded by family. A native of Erwin, Violet is a daughter of the late Bernie and Tempie (Street) Howell. She was a member of Erwin First Pentecostal... View Obituary & Service Information
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