Services are scheduled at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 4, at First Baptist Church for Waynon G. Lyles of Lake Arthur. Mr. Lyles, 79, died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas. Rev. Rick Sullivan and Peggie White will officiate at the services with burial at Twin Oaks Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Steven L yles, Lonnie L yles, Alex L yles, Mark Watts, Scotty L yles, and Tony Heady. Visitation will be at Terpening & Son Mortuary, Thursday beginning at 10 a.m. Mr. Lyles was born Sept. 8, 1931, in Lawn, Texas; the son of Zachary Taylor Lyles and Beaulah (Blackwood) Lyles. He served his country in the United States Army. On June 2, 1957, he was married to Jossie Ealiene Mashburn in Abilene, Texas.
They came to the Artesia and Lake Arthur area in 1958, from Texas. She preceded him in death, Dec. 10, 2002. He was also preceded in death by his parents, a brother, and a grandson. Waynon was a farmer and enjoyed hunting with his sons when they were younger. Survivors include his sons: Greg Lyles and wife Letta, of Hope, Rodney L yles, of Lake Arthur, Jody Lyles and wife Julie, of Lake Arthur, Ted Lyles and wife Angie, of Flower Mound, Texas, and Barry L yles and wife Talley, of Lake Arthur; brother, Z.T. Lyles, of Hagerman; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Services are under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary. Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences in the online guest book at www.artesiafunerals.com