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  • Visitation: 6-8 pm, Sunday
  • Funeral:  2 pm, Monday

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Lawrence E. Larry Lyons, Sr., age 78, of Greenville, passed away Thursday morning, May 15, 2008 at Metron of Greenville, surrounded by his family. The son of Frank & Elizabeth (McCormick) Lyons, he was born on July 11, 1929 in Belding, Michigan. As a proud American, he served in the United States Army. He enjoyed fishing, being outdoors and was an avid bowlerparticipating in the Gibson Bowling League for several years. Larry was a retiree of the former Electrolux Company, retiring most recently in 1990 after 20 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, and mother of his children, Eva M. (Wireman) Lyons; a daughter, Kathy Roberts in 2006; and siblings, Katherine Brugle and Mary Grosvner.

Surviving are his children, Larry & Deb Lyons of Greenville, Elizabeth Lyons of White Cloud, Thomas & Sally Lyons of Stanton, Diane & Mike Kauffman of Sheridan, Joy & Ed Gross of Wapakoneta, Ohio, John & Louise Lyons of Belding, Brenda Shaw of Grand Rapids, and Joella & Larry Earl of Belding; several grandchildren; many great-grand children; and several brothers and sisters.

Funeral services are at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, May 19, 2008 at the Brown-Teman & Christiansen Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 511 S. Franklin Street, Greenville. The Rev. Ken Harger, pastor of the Shiloh Community Church, will officiate.  Visitation is  Sunday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home, where envelopes for memorial contributions will be available.

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  1. Anonymous on May 15, 2008 at 12:00 am


    05/21/2008 –

    Betty Jean Martinez

    May God comfort each and every one of you in your time of sorrow ,and just know that now he is at peace and in a better place. And I miss you all very much and would love to see all of you!Love & Prayers Betty Jean

    05/21/2008 –

    Betty Rozell

    Just know you are all in my thoughts and prayers in your time of sorrow.I am so sorry I could not be there but it’s really hard for me to travel do to health problems.Love Aunt Betty

    05/21/2008 –

    Debbie (Cole ) Sherard

    My sincere sympathy to all the family and friends of Uncle Lawrence . I was so sorry to hear of his passing at least he has no more pain or suffering . I wish I could have made it to the services but I thought about all of you and kept you all in my heart . You will be missed by all Uncle Lawrence . Love your niece Debbie

    05/20/2008 –

    Randy Cole

    I am very sorry to hear that uncle Lawrence passed away. I have alot of fond memories of him. I wish I could have been there,in my hart I was. I pry the lord gives all his children the strength to carry on you will all be in my prayers love you all .Sincerly Randy and Angie Cole

    05/16/2008 –

    Joella Face

    Grandpa, I love you and will miss you greatly.

    05/16/2008 –

    Wendy Kay Franke

    Dear John& Louise,
    My heart goes out to you in your time of loss. My GOD wrap his arms around you today. He will not leave you in your time of your loss of your father & with the rest of the family. You will be in my Prayers. May God bless you & your Family.

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