Cletus Laverne Knight Lyons

February 11, 1917June 4, 2014

Cletus Knight Lyons, 97, a native of Brunswick, GA, passed away on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at the Putnam County Hospital in Eatonton, GA. The service will be graveside at Palmetto Cemetery, Brunswick, GA at 11:00 AM on Saturday, June 7, 2014. Visitation will be held at 10:00 AM at the graveside. The Rev. James Crandall will officiate. Mrs. Lyons was born February 11, 1917 to the late Joseph and Emma Taylor Knight in Valdosta, Georgia. She graduated from Glynn Academy in 1935. She enjoyed playing the piano and played for the St. Simons Island Dance Band in the 1940’s. She was also a wonderful organist, playing for many churches including McKendree United Methodist Church, Taylors United Methodist Church, Advent Christian Church and also in Japan while stationed there with her husband while he was in the Navy. She was retired from the Internal Revenue Service. Mrs. Lyons was predeceased by her husband, Maurice Dale Lyons, her parents, and brother, Ferman Knight. Survivors include her daughter, Diane Moody (Robert) of Monroe, GA; her son, Michael Lyons (Sherry) of Eatonton, GA; four grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. The family has requested donations be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are under the direction of Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home.


  • Visitation Saturday, June 7, 2014
  • Graveside Service Saturday, June 7, 2014

Cletus Laverne Knight Lyons

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Michael & Sherry Lyons

June 15, 2014

We miss you! You will always be in our hearts.

Michael,Jamie & Nicholas Moody

June 7, 2014

We will miss you grandmother! Always!