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John Wesley (Wess) Lyell


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John Wesley (Wess) Lyell Obituary
JOHN WESLEY (WESS) LYELL Wess passed away May 17, 2014 in Brookings, Oregon. He was born Oct. 29, 1937 in Los Angeles, Ca. He graduated from Hemet High School in 1955. He served in the U. S. Navy from 1956-1960. He was preceded in death by his parents Walt & Juanita Lyell & brothers Tim & Bob. He is survived by his wife Beverly; four children, Mark Lyell & wife Madeleine; Kristine Bell & husband Mike; JoAnn Hoover & husband Glenn; son John Lyell & wife Jennifer; step children, David Held & wife Mary; Rick Held & wife Karen; Melinda Ellis & husband Kelly; brothers Darrell Lyell & wife Diane; Ron Lyell & sister Sally Dennis & husband Steve. He is also survived by 20 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren & several nieces & nephews. A Celebration of Life was held May 25 in Brookings & a Military Service was held on Memorial Day by the Commander of the Brookings VFW Post 966 that Wess was a proud member of.
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Published in Press-Enterprise on May 30, 2014
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