Marjorie T. Lyons |

Marjorie T. Lyons

Post Independent Writer

September 19, 1937 – September 21, 2004Marjorie T. Lyons of Silt died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2004. She was 67.A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, at Moose Lodge 1345 in Rifle. Family and friends will officiate.She was a Silt resident for 30 years, and a bartender in the Silt and Rifle area.She was born Sept. 19, 1937, in Cheyenne, Wyo., the daughter of Viola Mae (Pettigrew) and George Elliott Sr. She spent her childhood in Colorado.She was a member of Moose Lodge 1345 of Rifle.She was a terrific mother and grandmother, and it was her pride and joy to watch her grandchildren grow up. She liked going to the mountains and had worked at the Columbine Liquor Store in Silt for the past 10 years. She had many friends, and all who knew her loved her. Her favorite saying was “Keep a smile on your face, and they will never know what you are thinking.”Survivors include her former husband and his wife, Don and Nellie Lyons; sons Don Lyons and his wife, Annie, and Terry Lyons, both of Rifle, and Doug Lyons and his wife, Kim, of Phoenix; daughters Wendy Glassier and her husband, Randy, of Basalt and Tinker Heape of Rifle; sisters Pearl Thompson and her husband, Lynn, of Clarkston, Wash., and Chrystine Dix and her husband, Max, of Rifle; 10 grandchildren, Dawn Fernandez and her husband, Roman, Colleen Connley and her husband, Chuck, Cherie Ayala and her husband, Fabian, Chasity, Brian and Steven Lyons, Charlie Little, Flint Glassier, Cody Baysinger and Lessie Heape; and four great-grandchildren, Fabian Ayala Jr., Roman Fernandez Jr., Nico Fernandez and Adrian Fernandez.A brother, George Elliott Jr., preceded her in death.The Rifle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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