Irene Sara Lyons Morris, age 84 of Pulaski passed away Monday, Feb. 23, 2009 at the Radford Nursing & Rehab Center. Born December 15, 1924 in Newbern she was the daughter of the late Jack Asbury & Pearl Holderfield Lyons. Her husband L.E. “Buddy” Morris, five brothers Lawrence, Gene, Raymond, Joe and John Lyons and four sisters Darlene Lyons, Ruby Groff, Helen Freeman and Edna Underwood also preceded her in death. She was a charter member of the Community Christian Church (Newbern). She is survived by her son & daughter-in-law Harold W. & Brenda G. Morris, Newbern, Va., daughters Carolyn Lambert, Millen, Ga., Jackie Brose, Ohio;
17 Grandchildren, 30 Great Grandchildren; sister & brother-in-law
Margaret & Bill Freeman, Roanoke, Va.; brother Glen (Irvin) Lyons, Newbern, Va., and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at the Community Christian Church, Newbern with the Minister Ernie Depew officiating. Interment will follow at the Newbern Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday evening at the Community Christian Church, Newbern. Flowers will be appreciated or memorials may be sent to the Community Christian Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 356, Newbern, Va. 24126.
The family wishes to thank the Carilion Clinic Hospice in Radford for their loving care.
Visit www.bowerfuneralhome.com to send the family online condolences. Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.