Mr. James E. "Pap" Lyons Sr., age 68, of 875 US Highway 1, Cameron, NC, formerly of Rocky Mount, departed this life on Sunday, July 22, 2018 at First Health Moore Regional, Pinehurst.
Funeral, 12 Noon, Thursday, July 26, 2018, St. Paul AME Church, 402 W. Edenton Street, Raleigh. The Rev. Robert L. Hodges Sr., Pastor. Dr. Steven L. Lyons, Eulogist. Interment, Lee Memory Gardens, 2600 Hawkins Avenue, Sanford, NC.
Survivors; loving wife, Shirley Strong Lyons of the home; children, James E. Lyons, Jr. of Hampton, VA, Dr. Steven L. Lyons (Nikki) of Knightdale, Kenneth E. Lyons and Tracye M. Lyons both of the home; sisters, Ethelrene L. Hunter (Harold “Kemp”), Minister Wanda L. Pittman and Regina Ashiya Pittman Taylor all of Rocky Mount; 2 grandchildren, Joshua W. Lyons of Durham and Makhai D. Jones of Newport News, VA; an aunt, Alice Lee Johnson (James) of Whitakers; uncle, George Lee Dickens of Washington, DC; sister-in-law, Nellie M. Person of Cameron; brother-in-law, Wilson Strong (Kathy) of Hoffman, NC; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, including extended family, “The Person Girls,” Betty Jean Person (Glenn Saunders) and Carolyn Joyce Person both of Cameron, Mary Person Kelly (Clarence) of Raleigh, Eloise Person Tucker of Sanford and Frances Person Rutherford of Fayetteville and a very special niece, Patricia Paige Ore of Carthage.
Public viewing, 3 - 8 PM, Tuesday, July 24, 2018, Pugh & Smith Funeral Home 807 Monroe Street, Carthage (910)947-2486 and 12 Noon - 8 PM, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, Steven L. Lyons Funeral Home.
All other times, the family will receive friends at 2004 Stamford Green Dr., Knightdale.
Pugh and Smith Funeral Home
Tuesday July 24th, 2018
3:00pm - 8:00pm
807 Monroe Street
Carthage, NC 28327
Steven L. Lyons Funeral Home
Wednesday July 25th, 2018
12:00pm - 8:00pm
1515 New Bern Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27610
Lee Memory Gardens
Thursday July 26th, 2018
2600 Hawkins Avenue
Sanford, NC 27330
St. Paul AME Church
Thursday July 26th, 2018
402 W. Edenton Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
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Delores L Kittrell lit a candle on Aug 13 2018 08:21:04 AM
I am sorry for your loss Steven, May God comfort you and your Family.
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Our brother, Steven and sister , Nikki in the Ministry, our hearts were saddened when we heard of the passing of your Father from his earthly tabernacle but our hearts 💕 shout for joy that he has gone to his eternal home with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Death is not easy but we serve a God that will help us through.
Please know we love you, our hearts 💕❤️And prayers are with you as you go through this season in your lives. We pray God’ Blessings on your entire family! Rev Oliver W Banks and Mt Zion AME Church Duffields, WV
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My prayers are extended to Dr. Lyons and family.
Submitted by Aubrey Mitchell on Jul 29 2018 02:13:05 AM
Rip Mr. Lyons. My condolences to Rev. Lyons and the Lyons family. God bless you all
Submitted by Marqaylen Foust on Jul 28 2018 08:48:40 PM
My sincere condolences to the Lyons Family.
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