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3700 North Germantown Parkway, Bartlett, TN

OBITUARY

Carolyn Lyon Cecil

October 10, 1941August 6, 2019
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Carolyn Lyon Cecil, age 77, of Cordova, Tennessee passed away on Tuesday August 6, 2019. Carolyn was born October 10, 1941.

Mrs. Cecil was a member of Bellevue Baptist Church, where she participated in the Encourager's Class. She enjoyed reading, gardening, and spending time with her family. Carolyn loved to listen to her husband Paul sing gospel music.

She was preceded in death by her father W.C. Lyon. Carolyn is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Paul Cecil of Cordova, TN, her four children; Patte Holden (Stan) of Bartlett, TN, Doug Cecil of Covington, TN, Julie Penn (William), of Germantown, TN, Kim Brewer of Cordova, TN, her mother, Irene Lyon of Millington, TN, one brother, Mike Lyon of Millington, TN, thirteen grandchildren; Taunia Betts (John), Justin Cecil (Amber) Kristyn Phillips (Jeff), Geordan Holden, Jake Cecil (Angel), Jennings Penn, John Paul Penn, Zach Brewer, Makayla Brewer, Garrett Brewer, Gavin Brewer,Chance Anderson, Dylan Anderson and eight great-grandchildren; Taylour, Maddie, Branden, Aiden, Ella, Mason, Kinsley, and Bristol, as well as a host of beloved extended family members and friends.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 pm until service time at 2pm on Thursday, August 8, 2019, at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, 3700 N Germantown Pky, Bartlett, TN 38133

The family requests in lieu of flowers memorials be sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or the Alzheimer's Association.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.MemphisFuneralGermantownParkway.com for the Cecil family.

  • FAMILY

  • Paul Cecil, Husband
  • Patte Holden (Stan), Daughter
  • Doug Cecil, Son
  • Julie Penn (William), Daughter
  • Kim Brewer, Daughter
  • Irene Lyon, Mother
  • Mike Lyon, Brother
  • Taunia Betts (John), Grandchild
  • Justin Cecil (Amber), Grandchild
  • Kristyn Phillips (Jeff), Grandchild
  • Geordan Holden, Grandchild
  • Jake Cecil (Angel), Grandchild
  • Jennings Penn, Grandchild
  • John Paul Penn, Grandchild
  • Zach Brewer, Grandchild
  • Makayla Brewer, Grandchild
  • Gavin Brewer, Grandchild
  • Garrett Brewer, Grandchild
  • Chance Anderson, Grandchild
  • Dylan Anderson, Grandchild
  • Taylour, Maddie, Branden, Aiden, Ella, Mason, Kinsley and Bristol, Great Grandchildren
  • She also leaves a host of beloved extended family members and friends.

    She was preceded in death by her father W.C. Lyon.
  • DONATIONS

  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or the Alzheimer's Association

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Family Will Receive Friends Thursday, August 8, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, August 8, 2019

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Interment

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Carolyn Lyon Cecil, age 77, of Cordova, Tennessee passed away on Tuesday August 6, 2019. Carolyn was born October 10, 1941.

Mrs. Cecil was a member of Bellevue Baptist Church, where she participated in the Encourager's Class. She enjoyed reading, gardening, and spending time with her family. Carolyn loved to listen to her husband Paul sing gospel music.

She was preceded in death by her father W.C. Lyon. Carolyn is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Paul Cecil of Cordova, TN, her four children; Patte Holden (Stan) of Bartlett, TN, Doug Cecil of Covington, TN, Julie Penn (William), of Germantown, TN, Kim Brewer of Cordova, TN, her mother, Irene Lyon of Millington, TN, one brother, Mike Lyon of Millington, TN, thirteen grandchildren; Taunia Betts (John), Justin Cecil (Amber) Kristyn Phillips (Jeff), Geordan Holden, Jake Cecil (Angel), Jennings Penn, John Paul Penn, Zach Brewer, Makayla Brewer, Garrett Brewer, Gavin Brewer,Chance Anderson, Dylan Anderson and eight great-grandchildren; Taylour, Maddie, Branden, Aiden, Ella, Mason, Kinsley, and Bristol, as well as a host of beloved extended family members and friends.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 pm until service time at 2pm on Thursday, August 8, 2019, at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, 3700 N Germantown Pky, Bartlett, TN 38133

The family requests in lieu of flowers memorials be sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or the Alzheimer's Association.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.MemphisFuneralGermantownParkway.com for the Cecil family.