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Phyllis Ann (Brewer) Lyons

April 8, 1946 ~ December 11, 2019 (age 73)


Phyllis Ann Lyons, age 73 years, of Whitley City, Kentucky died Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at the Somerset Nursing and Rehab.

She was born in Campton, Kentucky on April 8, 1946 the daughter of Rodney Brewer and Dessie (Brooks) Brewer McCallum.  Phyllis was a homemaker and member of the City of Refugee.  She loved being called "Nanny by her family, enjoyed fishing, crafts, reading her Bible, listening to music, watching her gospel DVD's, watching her bird feeders. Phyllis was a very strong Patriot and proud Navy wife.

Her parents and a special cousin, Earl Brooks; maternal grandparents, John and Winnie (Humley) Brooks; maternal aunts, Bertha Brooks Shelley, Florence Brooks Helton, Ethel Brooks Strunk, Mancy Brooks Parks, and Erie Brooks JOnes, maternal uncles, Arthur Ross, Emerson, Big Earl, John Jr., and Bob Brooks; father in law, James Lyons; Brothers in law, Danny Lyons, Wayne Lyons, Pat Curry, and John Gibson precede her in death.

Survivors include her husband, Jim Lyons; daughter, Sheila Renay Trock (Shawn) of Knoxville; sister, Brenda Curry of Jacksonville, Florida; a very special uncle, Ed Brooks; her dog, Lucky; many nieces and nephews; kids at Somerset Nursing and Rehab that called her Momma; and fur grandbaby, Abby.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 3pm in the McCreary County Funeral Home with Bro. Doug Stephens officiating. Burial will be in the Higginbotham Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 6pm Saturday, December 14, 2019 at the funeral home.

McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with the arrangements.

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December 14, 2019

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
McCreary County Funeral Home
PO BOX 456 / 48 W Hwy 700
Whitley City, KY 42653

Funeral Service
December 15, 2019

3:00 PM
McCreary County Funeral Home
PO BOX 456 / 48 W Hwy 700
Whitley City, KY 42653

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