Cathy Jo Lyons

November 9, 1954June 8, 2019

Cathy Jo Lyons, 64, Muncie, passed away Saturday morning, June 8, 2019, at her home.

She was born Tuesday, November 9, 1954, in Ogden, Utah, the daughter of Alford and Helen (Sawick) Slocum. Cathy was very active in supporting the activities of both her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed traveling, gardening, sewing and making clothes, and working in her home. She was a dedicated employee at General Motors Truck Assembly plant in Ft. Wayne for twenty-three years. She was a member of UAW Local #2209. Cathy attended Corinth United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband, David Lyons; son, SSG Andrew Lyons, in the U.S. Army; daughter, Amanda Rae Lyons; three grand-daughters, Lillian Lyons, Piper Lyons, and Carini Lyons; one brother, Clayton Slocum; two sisters, Carol Slocum and Cheryl Vines; her mother-in-law, Juanita Lyons and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Alford and Helen Slocum; and a brother, Clinton Slocum.

A Memorial Service to celebrate Cathy’s life will be held on Saturday, June 15th, 2019, at Corinth United Methodist Church, 3210 W. CR 400 S., Muncie, Indiana 47302 at 1:00 p.m.

Elm Ridge Funeral Home has been entrusted with her arrangements.

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  • Memorial Service: Saturday, June 15, 2019


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Robert Arnold

June 14, 2019

Dave, Amanda, Andrew, and family,

So sorry to hear about the loss of your wife and mother. We used to have a lot of fun bowling at Village Bowl and playing cards.


Bob Arnold and family

Tamara Lemaster

June 14, 2019

Kathy was sweet lady to work with at Muncie NVG. My prayers are with the family