ANNETTE LYSTER

Jul. 9, 1918 - Mar. 1, 2013 OKLAHOMA CITY Annette Kerns Lyster, 94, was born July 9, 1918 in Leadville, CO to Clarence and Idella Joppa Kerns and was the third of seven children. She passed away March 1, 2013 in Yukon, OK. Annette was proud to be Annette, and proud of her last name Lyster. Her toughness and fighting spirit served her well in life. She loved country music, her cats, crosswords and jigsaw puzzles. She was a Charter bus driver. She was a "Harley girl" and former bikini contest winner. She was our family historian. Annette is survived by her sister, Idella; son, John Lyster; five grandchildren; 8 great-granchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman; mother, Idella; father, Clarence; step-mother, Ethie; brothers, Clarence, Clifford, Roland & Rex; sister, Vera; and daughter, Patricia Rush. Online condolences may be signed at www.yandafuneral.com


Published in The Oklahoman on Mar. 10, 2013