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Marjorie Marie Lyles

Freer, TX

On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, Marjorie Marie Lyles passed away at the age of 87 on her ranch in Freer, Texas. Marie was born on September 19, 1931 in Alice, Texas to Andrew and Barnette Harvill. For most of her life she lived on a ranch outside of Freer, where her family settled in 1919.

Marie graduated salutatorian of Freer High School. On December 24, 1947, she married Clifton Lyles. They raised a son, Steven, and a daughter, Cheryl. Marie loved ranch life, cattle work, hunting, and daily rides around the ranch.

Marie was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter, Cheryl Lyles Smith, and granddaughter, Mariah Linn Smith.

She is survived by her husband of 70 years, Clifton Lyles; her son, Steven (Judy) Lyles, her son-in-law, Glenn Smith; her grandchildren, Renee (Shaun) McQuillan, Sobrina (Landry) Maguglin, Travis (Amanda) Lyles, Savannah (Gilbert Saenz) Smith; her great-grandchildren, Landyn Maguglin, Syndilyn Maguglin, Shae McQuillan, Shaylyn Maguglin, Layne Maguglin, Raegan McQuillan; two sisters, Barbara Mitchell and JoNell (Bill) Huff, as well as several cousins, nieces, nephews; and her caregivers, Carol Perez and Jovita Lopez.

In lieu of flowers, her family request that you take the time to enjoy a hot meal with your mother or loved ones. It's what Marie wanted, a celebration of her life.

Visitation with family receiving friends will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 12, 2018 at the First Baptist Church in Freer.

Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at the First Baptist Church in Freer with Brother Mike Herrington officiating. Interment will follow in Hahl Memorial Cemetery in Freer.

Arrangements are entrusted to Holmgreen Mortuary, 2061 E. Main St., Alice, Texas. Condolences for the family may be offered at www.holmgreenmortuaryinc.com and shared via Holmgreen Mortuary Facebook.
Published in Corpus-Christi Caller-Times on Oct. 11, 2018
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