New London - Shelvey Jean "Jeanne" Lyons passed gently away at home on Jan. 5, 2013, in the presence of God and family.
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Born in Jackson, Ky., on March, 16, 1937, to Golden Marie Brewer and Alfred Sterling Howse. She lived most of her life in New London and was a bartender at Ernie's Cafe for 35 years until her retirement at age 70.
She is survived by her daughter, Phyllis Ann Little of Denver, Colo.; her son, William Arthur Little of Edinboro, Pa.; and her sister, Batina Lee Babcock of Tucson, Ariz. She is also survived byher grandchildren, Stephanie Soothworth of Virginia; Mick Little and Theodora Little of Pennsylvania.
A celebration of her life will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25, at Ernie's Cafe.
Published in The Day on Jan. 16, 2013