Marion Tyree Obituary
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Marion Drummond Tyree

May 6, 1934 - March 24, 2013
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Marion Drummond Tyree, 78, of Lynchburg passed away Sunday, March 24, 2013 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Born in Altavista, May 6, 1934, she was a daughter of the late Grover Cleveland Drummond and Nannie Mable Hepinstall Drummond. She was retired from Babcock & Wilcox and was a member of the Lynchburg First Assembly of God. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her dedicated and loving husband, Edwin W. Tyree, Sr.; one daughter, Nannie K. Dodgion; two great grandchildren, Ella and Allie Gardner and a number of brothers and sisters. She is survived by two sons, Edwin W. Tyree, Jr. and his wife Denise of Forest...
Marion Drummond Tyree, 78, of Lynchburg passed away Sunday, March 24, 2013 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

Born in Altavista, May 6, 1934, she was a daughter of the late Grover Cleveland Drummond and Nannie Mable Hepinstall Drummond. She was retired from Babcock & Wilcox and was a member of the Lynchburg First Assembly of God.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her dedicated and loving husband, Edwin W. Tyree, Sr.; one daughter, Nannie K. Dodgion; two great grandchildren, Ella and Allie Gardner and a number of brothers and sisters.

She is survived by two sons, Edwin W. Tyree, Jr. and his wife Denise of Forest and Ronald B. Tyree of Lynchburg; one daughter Evette T. Bennett and her husband Vince of Vinton; her loving sister, Rebecca D. Wilkes of Lynchburg; 12 grandchildren, Joseph, Jordan, Maggie and Mason Bennett, Angela and Jessica Tyree, Courtney Langlois, Jennifer Neas, Kelsey Clay, Tyler, Abbie and Travis Dodgion; seven great grandchildren and three lifelong friends, Janice Wade, Betty Fulcher and Shirley Snow.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 28, 2013 at Whitten Timberlake Chapel with the Rev. Gene Foster officiating. Interment will follow in Fort Hill Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at the funeral home.

"I was so sorry to hear of Marion passing. She is in a better place now. I really liked her , very nice woman. So sorry for your loss." Karen Blum (Orange Park, FL)

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