Lorella Muire Tysinger
1923 - 2013
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NEWPORT NEWS - Lorella Muire Tysinger, 89, widow of C. A. Tysinger, died Monday, February 4, 2013. Born in Urbana, Mrs. Tysinger grew up in Hampton and moved to Newport News in 1954. She graduated from Hampton High School and the Hampton Roads Business College. In 1943, she began working for the C&O Railroad retiring there as Chief Clerk in 1983. Mrs. Tysinger was a member of Orcutt Baptist Church, the Hampton Yacht Club and Hampton Women's Club as well as a charter member of the Hidenwood Garden Club. Mrs. Tysinger is survived by her son Wayne L. Tysinger and wife Linda; sister, Gladys M. Craigs; grandson, Arthur Lee Tysinger and wife Maryann; and four granddaughters, Kira, Ashley, Kailee, and Skylee. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Garnet McKinsey, Dorothy Snead and Gertrude Jander. The family would like to extend a special thanks to neighbors, Madge Hollifield and Keri Hollifield, cousins Patricia and Ray Waldon, and Susan and Ned Johnson for their care and support during Mrs. Tysinger's illness. A funeral service will be conducted at 12:00 Noon, Saturday, February 9, 2013 at R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home 245 S. Armistead Ave, Hampton with interment to follow in Peninsula Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Friday from 6:30-7:30 PM at the funeral home The family requests that memorial contributions be sent to Shelton On The Bay.

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Published in Daily Press on Feb. 7, 2013.
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February 18, 2013
Dear Wayne and Linda, We were so sorry to hear about Lorella. She was such a wonderful, sweet lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Nancy and Steve Adams
February 11, 2013
Wayne & Linda & All the Tysinger Family and friends: Lorella will be truly missed by all her family & friends. My love and prayers are with all of you at this sad time. May she Rest In Peace.
Dolores Oberkirch-Link
February 11, 2013
Wayne, Linda, Lee, Maryann and grirls: We are so sorry for the loss of your mom, mom-in-law, grandmother, and great grandmother. Lorella was such a lovely person and we know you will truly miss her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We love you.
Chuck and Karen Dixon
February 11, 2013
We are very sorry for your loss. May God comfort you through this.
Peggy Rice and Brad Smith
February 11, 2013
I'm soo sorry for your loss Lee, she sounds like a wonderful lady ;-) she'll be greatly missed.
Melissa Goff
February 11, 2013
Wayne: Your mother will be truly missed, especially by my grandmother (Eulalia). She was a very kind and caring woman, and especially helpful to my grandmother. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless you.
Jeanine Lovely
February 9, 2013
Lorella was a lovely lady of whom my parents thought very highly. I know you will miss her terribly.
Pere Singleton Morris
Pere Morris
February 9, 2013
I am so sorry for your loss. May GOD be with you during this sad time.
February 8, 2013
To the Tysinger Family,
I had the pleasure of working with Lorella at the C&O Railroad in the 70's and 80's. She was a wonderful mentor and always such a beautiful person, inside and out. My deepest sympathy on your loss.
Maureen O'Brien Lowder
February 8, 2013
There are so many special memories our families have shared over the years. Thank you again for everything and know that we are always here for you and Linda. Bless you and the family and always remember how very much you were loved by one very special and unique mother.
Madge & Bill Hollifield
February 8, 2013
We will miss Lorella coming to our Ace Hardware store. She always made us laugh when she shopped out of her car, so as not to have anyone see her the way she was dressed, when working out in her yard or just didn't feel well. The best customer!!!
Ace Hardware
February 7, 2013
Wayne I am going to miss your Mother. She was there for me when I needed her and I will miss our telephone calls and visits. I know good memories will comfort you during this time.
Jane Hoffman
February 7, 2013
Wayne and family,
May fond memories of Lorella provide you comfort and may God lift you up during this time. Your Mother was a sweet lady and was a neighbor of my daughter and family. I always enjoy chatting with her when I visited my daughter's family.
With heartfelt sympathy,
Ginny Owens
February 7, 2013
February 7, 2013
Wayne and family, May the Lord Bless and Keep You during this time. Sorry to hear.
Jeanne Lineberry
February 7, 2013
So sorry for your loss, Wayne.
Russ Gentry
February 7, 2013
Wayne, I am so sorry to hear of your monther's passing. Your aunt Gladys would speak of you and your mother so often. It is so difficult to lose family. You want to keep them but don't want them to suffer any longer. Be proud that you are a good son and nephew. You were honored by having your mother with you for such a long time.
Pam Garrett Chalkley
February 7, 2013
Wayne and Family, sorry to hear of your mother's passing. She was a great lady, always such a joy when she came into our office.
Debbie Beam
February 7, 2013
We will truly miss Lorella. She was a very dear friend and the best neighbor.
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