Family & friends are invited to attend a memorial gathering on Thursday May 16th from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at Eddie V's Prime Seafood, 301 E. 5th Street, Austin, TX 78701. for Wanda C. Lyons, of Buda, Texas who died on Friday, May 10, 2019. She was 69 years old. Inurnment will be private.
Wanda Janice Creed was born December 6, 1949 in Hereford, Texas & raised in Shively, Kentucky. She was educated in the Jefferson County Public Schools and attended Butler High School completing her higher education at Eastern Kentucky University, class of 1971. Wanda was a founding member of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority, Epsilon Phi Chapter, 1969. As a Kentucky Colonel Wanda received the highest title of honor, bestowed by the Commonwealth of Kentucky for her outstanding service to the state.
Wanda worked various jobs throughout her young life in the Shively area of Louisville. Following college Wanda began her career path teaching middle school and high school students, History and English. Her career changed path in the early 1980's where for over 30 years she worked in the retail convenience store industry. Post retirement she worked for the federal government the past 5 years.
Wanda was a dedicated mother first and foremost. She treasured her daughter and embraced every moment with her. She had an outgoing personality which made people around her strive for the best. She especially enjoyed Karaoke and her Starbucks!! She made friends everywhere she went and cherished her relationships from High School, College and many through her adult careers.
She is the loving & devoted mother of Dawn (Rannie) Hewitt of Buda, TX. Loving daughter of Raymond (Bill) Creed, (who preceded her in death) and Elizabeth (Betty) Creed, dear sister of Barbara (Bill) Conyers of Canton, OH. Also lovingly survived by her nephew Timothy (Jen) Conyers of Canal Fulton, Ohio and niece Debra (Doug) Hardin of Mt. Juliet, TN. As well as a host of aunts, uncles and cousins, grandnieces and grandnephew and friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alpha Delta Pi Sorority, Epsilon Phi Chapter (Chapter Support) https://www.webelievewegive.org/giving-day/12082?utm_source=scalefunder&utm_campaign=amb_share&utm_name=cinf00gtsodsztnajc284c3&utm_medium=plain
Children's Home of Northern Kentucky, Burlington Campus. (tribute gift) https://www.chnk.org/donate/
Or Susan G. Komen Greater Central and East Texas. https://komengreatercetx.org
Published by Courier-Journal on May 15, 2019.