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Helma Jane (Eaton) Lyon

Born: Sat., Jan. 29, 1927
Died: Sat., Mar. 14, 2020


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Mar. 16, 2020
6:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Tue., Mar. 17, 2020
Location: Yokley-Trible Funeral Home

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Tue., Mar. 17, 2020
Location: Yokley-Trible Funeral Home

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Helma Jane (Eaton) Lyon, 93, of Tompkinsville, KY, passed away Saturday, March 14th, at Signature Health Care of Monroe County.

Helma was born in Monroe County, KY, on January 29, 1927, a daughter of the late Bonnie (Hestand) and John Jackson Eaton.

She was of Baptist faith.

Helma was married to James Lyon, who precedes her in death.

She is survived by four daughters, Faye Heilman, and husband, Tim; Kaye Biggerstaff, and husband, Johnny; Regena Proffitt, and companion, Garvey Sturgill; and Stacy Proffitt, and husband, Darrick, all of Tompkinsville, KY; and a son-in-law, Loyd Hodges, of Summer Shade, KY; 15 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, James Lyon; parents, John Jackson and Bonnie Eaton; daughter, Brenda Hodges; brother, Leonard Eaton; son-in-law, Greg Proffitt; one grandson, Barry Lynn Hodges; and a great granddaughter, Ella Biggerstaff.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. at Yokley Trible Funeral Home with Bro. Darrick Proffitt officiating.

Visitation is Monday, March 16, 2020 from 4:00-8:00 P.M., and Tuesday, March 17, 2020 from 6:00 A.M. until service time at 1:00 P.M.

Burial is in Monroe County Memorial Lawn.

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Priscilla and Rodney Schwartz
   Posted Sun March 15, 2020
Sending you prayers and thoughts of love and support upon the passing of your mother. She was a wonderful person and lived a long and productive life. She left behind many blessings, and she will be missed terribly. Sincerest condolences to you and your family.

Betty Huffaker
   Posted Sun March 15, 2020
A mother is a very special person, and there is no one else who is so dear to our hearts. I send my most sincere condolences to you and your family.

Marsha Conkin Miles
   Posted Sun March 15, 2020
Prayers for the family

Rosie Froedge
   Posted Sun March 15, 2020
Sorry for your lose i went to church a few years ago she was a very nice lady

Betty Jo Lyon Weilage
   Posted Sun March 15, 2020
I am so sorry to hear this news! Aunt Helma was such a special lady. I have such fond childhood memories of time spent at her home. She will be missed. God got another angel, I know she and my mother ,Velma Lyon are rejoicing in heaven. Love and prayers to all of you.

David Hammer
   Posted Sun March 15, 2020
Sorry for your loss to family and friends!
David Hammer

Tommy ferguson
   Posted Sun March 15, 2020
So many memories of the Lyon Family. Mr James bought our Grandfathers farm many many years ago. God Bless My Classmates Faye And Kaye and all the Lyon Family. You are in our prayers, Tommy & Brenda Ferguson

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