Jeane VanHooser Lyles, 87, of Paducah, Ky., passed away at 12:23 p.m. Monday, October 29, 2012, at Lourdes hospital.
She was born in Metropolis, Ill. Jeane was an elementary school teacher for Massac County Unit #1, specializing in phonics. Jeane had also taught in St. Louis, Mo., and at the Draughon’s Business College in Paducah, Ky. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Paducah where she was a member of the choir and the Christian Women’s Fellowship. She was a graduate of Murray State Teacher’s College and a member of the Sigma Alpha Iota Fraternity for music.
Jeane is survived by her husband, Everett Lyles Jr. of Paducah, Ky.; daughters, Michele Venable and husband Jay of Paducah, Ky., and Lynda Lyles of Paducah, Ky.; son, Everett Lyles III and wife Jill of Paducah, Ky.; grandchildren, Lauren Venable, Brittany Venable, Erin Morehead and Evan Lyles; eight and one-half great-grandchildren; and a niece, Judy Doherty of Paducah, Ky.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Alice Dugger VanHooser, and a sister, Dorothy Helen Gillespie.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, November 2, 2012, at the First Christian Church of Paducah with the Rev. J. Gottman officiating.
Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Friday, November 2, 2012, at the First Christian Church of Paducah.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the First Christian Church, 415 Audubon Drive, Paducah, KY 42001 or to the Hope Episcopal Church, 190 Interlachen Road, Melbourne, FL 32940.
Milner and Orr Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.
You may leave a message of sympathy and light a candle at www.milnerandorr.com.