Joy Darline Tyree, 81, of Mountain Home, Ark., died Oct. 16, 2008, at Good Samaritan Village. Joy Tyree was born Jan. 13, 1927, in Brandsville, Mo., to George and Dovie (Garner) Bartley.
She married O.G. Tyree on May 18, 1947, in Mammoth Spring, Ark. Mrs. Tyree worked for the Victor Valley Public Schools in Victorville, Calif., for nearly 30 years as a junior high school secretary.
She was a member of the Mountain Home Church of Christ for 19 years.
She is survived by: one son, Dan (April) Tyree of Elizabeth; three grandchildren, Meredith and Marshall Tyree and Allison Bryant (Jason); one sister, Ruby Prantl (Lynn) of West Plains, Mo.; and a sister-in-law, Kathleen Bartley.
She was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband; and one brother, Imon Bartley.
Funeral services were held Oct. 19 at the Mountain Home Church of Christ at College and North Streets with Bro. Ken Burton officiating. Burial followed in the Elizabeth Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of the Roller Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Paragould Children's Home or Good Samaritan Village.
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