Official Obituary of

Nancye (Reid) Lyons

March 22, 1934 ~ March 5, 2024 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Nancye Lyons Obituary

Nancye Ellen Reid Lyons, 89, wife of the late Ewell Roberts “Bud” Lyons, Sr., passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at her home in Carlisle.

Born March 22, 1934 in Nicholas County to the late Joseph A. & Catherine Flora Reid, she was a 1952 graduate of Carlisle High School, the owner of Lyons Business Services, Nicholas County Development Corporation Secretary, Nicholas County Hospital Board Secretary, a longtime Girl Scout Troop leader and Trustee of Carlisle Presbyterian Church. Nancye enjoyed camping, embroidery, cross-stitch, and listening to Bluegrass & Gospel music. She genuinely loved to work and stay busy. 

Additional survivors include: 4 grandchildren: Seth Haney, Ross Haney, Katie (Owen) Hinton & Nathan (Sydney) Rainey; a great-grandson, Greer Hinton; a sister, Barbara Tolliver; and several nieces & nephews.

Also preceding her in death were her son, Ewell “Robbie” Lyons, Jr.; 2 daughters and their husbands, Marsha (Mike) Haney & Kathy Rainey (John Moore); 2 brothers:  James “Shorty” & Maurice "Pete" Reid; and 3 sisters: Ada Ruth Cassity, Emogene Clinkenbeard & Josie Ratliff. 

Services will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, March 9th at Carlisle Presbyterian Church by Dr. Jack Robinson. Burial will be in Carlisle Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 5:00 P.M. Friday at the church. 

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March 8, 2024

5:00 PM
Carlisle Presbyterian Church
330 North Broadway
Carlisle, Kentucky 40311

Funeral Service
March 9, 2024

11:00 AM
Carlisle Presbyterian Church
330 North Broadway
Carlisle, Kentucky 40311


Carlisle Presbyterian Church
P.O. Box 181, Carlisle KY 40311


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