Dorothea A. Tyson

Jul 31, 2014 - Jul 31, 2014
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July 16, 1913 Jan. 16, 2007

NORWALK Dorothea A. Tyson, 93, of Norwalk, died early Tuesday morning at Norwalk Memorial Home.

She was born July 16, 1913 in Logan County's Bell Center, daughter of the late Frank and Edna Shough. She came to this area in 1940.

She was a member and former secretary of the Calvary Baptist Church in Norwalk. She enjoyed quilting, cooking and baking.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Ayris I. and Dallas L. Newton of Norwalk; sons and daughters-in-law, Lee E. and Shirley Tyson of Bellevue and Cleet I. and Shirley Tyson of Norwalk; six grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Hinton Tyson in 1974; and a sister, Mary F. McMIllen.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church, 250 Benedict Ave., Norwalk. The Rev. James McClain will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk.

Memorial gifts may be sent to Calvary Baptist Church.