Damita Rae Lyon, 73, of Greencastle, died June 7, 2006, at 4:25 p.m. at Putnam County Hospital.
She was born Feb. 7, 1933, in Clay County the daughter of Sherman R. Nichols and Ruby V. Belk Nichols.
She attended school in Brazil. On Feb. 20, 1953, she married Kenneth M. Lyon; he survives.
She enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She was a loving wife, mother, sister and grandmother. She loved her cats and dogs.
She was preceded in death by her father, mother, stepfather, stepmother, father-in-law, mother-in-law, brothers-in-law, and sister-in-law.
She is survived by her husband, Kenneth M. Lyon of Greencastle; children, Kenny W. Lyon and wife, Dana, of Greencastle, Kennetta E. Nuckols and husband, George, of Brazil, and Karen K. Pingleton and husband, Phil of Greencastle; grandchildren, April D. Freeman and husband, Damian, Amber M. Webb and husband, Roger, Kendra Nuckols, Michael Nuckols, Shawn Phillip Pingleton and wife, Montica, Krissy Fawn Evans and husband, Ron; great-grandchildren, Kenneth M. Lyon, Kameron A. Lyon, Keaton A. Lyon, Austyn P. Pingleton, Gavin B. Pingleton, Blake A. Pingleton, and Zander K. Evans; sisters, Carol Bussing of Center Point, Angela Parkins and husband, Jerry, of Tennessee, Nikki Yocom and husband, Joe, of Brazil, Janet Riddell and husband, George, of Brazil, and Cindy Hedges of Brazil; brothers, Sherman W. Nichols and wife, Caroline, of Brazil, and Marion R. Nichols and wife Paula of Princeton, Indiana; several nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 10, 2006, at 11 a.m. at French Funeral Home with Pastor Alan Small officiating. Burial will follow in Croys Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, June 9, 2006, from 4 to 8 p.m. and prior to services on Saturday.
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