Lillie Lyles, 80, of Rector, Ark., passed away on November 1, 2018, at her residence. She was born April 9, 1938, to the late Jessie and Bertha (Turner) Barham in the Blue Cane Community.
Lillie was a lady of many talents and a hard worker. She would chop cotton in the mornings and then go to the Woodhall Factory and work the afternoon shift. She loved gardening, working puzzles, crocheting and spoiling her grandchildren and her dogs.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, J.R. Lyles; her son, Roy Lyles and her brother, Junior Barham.
She is survived by her daughters, Peggy and Steve Remagen of Cherokee Village, Ark. and Patricia Gamblin and Richard Shoat of Rector; her sons, Charlie and Mary Lyles of Paragould, Ark., Ricky Lyles of Rector, Jessie Lyles of Caruthersville, Mo. and Stevie Lyles of Rector; 14 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild that is on the way.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Those who wish may sign the online condolence book at www.irbyfuneralhome.com