Dorothy L Tyson

January 31, 1923January 16, 2019

Funeral service for Dorothy Tyson, 95, is scheduled for Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at McPeters Funeral Directors, Inc. with burial to follow in the Holley Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be Friday evening from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at McPeters.

Mrs. Tyson died on January 16, 2019 at Mississippi Care Center. She was born in Acton, TN on January 31, 1923 to the late William Thomas and Lula Jane Petty Morgan. She was a longtime member of East Corinth Baptist Church and a loving homemaker who enjoyed being with her children and grandchildren.

Survivors are her, sons, Mike Tyson (Cyndee) of Jackson, TN, and Phil Tyson (Kathy) of Corinth; daughter, Patsy Dixon (Mike) of Corinth, grandchildren, Leah McCoy, Brad Tyson, Kristen Tyson Coln, Morgan Winters Crum, Reid Dixon, Tommy Davis, John Davis, Robyn Keener; 9 great-grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert Tyson; brothers, Ed, Hubert, Willie and Homer Morgan and sisters, Bessie Barnett, Bertha Martin, Lesby Latch and Lillie Mae Stutts.

Pallbearers will be John Davis, Tommy Davis, Jared McCoy, Patrick Coln, Brad Tyson, Jacob Crum and Reid Dixon.

Bro. Charles Stephenson will officiate the service.

Memorials in honor of Dorothy Tyson can be made to the Holley Baptist Church Cemetery Fund at 172 CR 713 Corinth, MS 38834

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  • Visitation Friday, January 18, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, January 19, 2019

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