Charlie Cunnie Lyons LUBBOCK- Charlie Cunnie Lyons, 80, of Lubbock, Texas passed away on April 26, 2013. Charlie was born on Aug. 2, 1932 to the parentage of the late Moses and Elnora (Love) Lyons in Fairfield, Texas. Charlie moved to Lubbock in the 1940s and worked as a ginner/farmer. Charlie was preceded in death by his siblings, Andrew, Richard, Etham, Ester, Creola, Lena May, Crella, Estella, Lucie, Moses, and Laura. Charlie and Dorothy Douglas united in 1949, this union four children were born, the late, Lutherine Harris, Charlie Earl Lyons and Woodrow Lyons. He is survived by his son, Gary Lyons (Delphinia). Charlie and Agnes united in 1974, and of this union seven children were raised. One of which precedes him in death, Tommy Williams. He is survived by Olivia Godfrey (Comas), Brenda Morris, Lewis Mathis, David Boston, Bobby Boston (Corina), Michele Boston and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. He later united with Leola Taylor and to this union ten children were raised. His children, Erma, Rosia, Robert, Cathleen and Freddie, preceded him in death. He is survived by Leola, as well as children Richard, Gloria, Linda, Elizabeth, Dorothy and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Celebration of life services will be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Greater St. Mark Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Peaceful Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Griffin Mortuary. Visitation will be held today, May 7, 2013, from 1 to 6 p.m. at Griffin Mortuary.
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on May 7, 2013
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