Mrs. Delores Mary Hayward Lyons, 79, of Branchville Road, Shelby, NC, passed away Wednesday, May 19, 2010. A Memorial Service was held at Bess Chapel United Methodist Church, Cherryville, NC. Burial was private.
Mrs. Lyons was preceded in death by her parents, Percy Hayward and Edna Kane Sensky; and 1 brother, Glen Hayward.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Joe Lyons of the home; 1 son, Mark Lyons of Asheville; 4 daughters, Valerie Lyons of Ohio, Cheryl Lyons of Cherryville, Brenda Holmes of Charlotte and Lisa Green of Crouse; 10 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Bess Chapel United Methodist Church, c/o Evelyn Cooper, 6001 Flay Road, Cherryville, NC 28021.
Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home, Cherryville, NC is serving the family.