Joyce Anderson Yount Lyon, 91, of Hickory, passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Catawba Regional Hospice.
Born July 2, 1925 in Catawba County, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence Russell Yount and Mildred Anderson Yount.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Lewis Lyon.
Mrs. Lyon was a member of St. Andrews Lutheran Church where she was a member of the Prime Timers and had retired from Yount Transfer.
She is survived by her daughter, Joyce Rebecca Lyon Houston and husband Mike of Hickory, NC; sons: Homer Lewis (Lee) Lyon, Jr. and wife Sandy of Hickory, NC, Earl Lawrence Lyon of Hickory, NC; sisters: Mildred (Mickey) Yount Glickman of Hickory, NC, Carol Yount Lutz of Newton, NC; grandsons: Kevin Michael Houston and wife Angie, Jason Patrick Houston, Brett Earl Lyon; granddaughters: Haley Lyon, Heather Lyon; great-grandsons: Hayden Alejo, Heath Alejo, Zackery Houston, Chase Houston; and great-granddaughters: Anniston Houston and one due in October.
A graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 21, 2017 in Oakwood Cemetery with the Rev. Randall Cauble officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the graveside at Bass-Smith Funeral Home in the lower building.
The family would like to thank the staff of Trinity Village for taking such good care of Joyce during her stay.
Bass-Smith Funeral Home in Hickory is serving the family of Joyce Anderson Yount Lyon.