A celebration of life for longtime Eads resident, Dorothy M. Lyon will be held at 11:00AM on Monday, March 20, 2017 at the Eads Christian Church with Pastor Mark Imel officiating. Interment will follow at the Eads Cemetery.
Visitation for Dorothy will be held prior to the service on Monday at the church from 10:00AM until the time of service at 11:00AM.
Dorothy was born on April 21, 1930 at Sharon Springs, Kansas, to Jeremiah Theodore and Lenola (Johnson) Merica and passed away on March 16, 2017 at the Weisbrod Memorial Nursing Home at the age of 86.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Lowell S. Lyon, her parents, two daughters, Maralyn Huskamp and Karalyn Lyon, a granddaughter, Cassandra Hughes and eight siblings.
Dorothy is survived by her children, Jim (Sheri) Lyon of Wamsutter, Wyoming, David (Bev) Lyon, Valerie Lyon and Vickie Lyon all of Eads, her son-in-law, Ted Dolph, fourteen grandchildren and thirty four great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, June (Al) Lindley of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and a brother-in-law, Russell (Gloria) Lyon of Tuttle, Oklahoma as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other family and a host of friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Dorothy M. Lyon Memorial Fund in care of Peacock Funeral Home, 209 South 4th Street, Lamar, CO 81052.