06/03/04 — REV. AARON TYSON

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The Rev. Aaron Grandison Tyson, 75, of 104 Courtland Place, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. T.C. West and the Rev. Virgil Whitehurst officiating. Interment will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery.

Rev. Tyson was a native of Pitt County and was the son of the late Henry C. Tyson and Mary Edwards Tyson and was a retired Methodist minister and educator. He had served as pastor of churches in Wayne, Vance, Franklin, Moore, Robinson and Harnett Counties.

He is survived by his wife, Lucille Edwards Tyson; his daughter, Nell Davis and husband, Glen, of Goldsboro; his son, Bill Tyson and wife, Frances, of Angier; his sisters, Rose Gardner of Rocky Mount, Mary Smith of Farmville, Addie Parker Williams and husband, Thomas, of Sanford, Sally Mozingo and husband, Willie, of Farmville, and Carrie Best Davis of Hickory; his brothers, Henry Tyson and wife, Wilma, of Greenville and Amos Tyson of Farmville; and his grandchildren, Justin Davis, Taylor Davis, and Angela Tyson.

Flowers are welcome, or memorial donations may be made to Beston United Methodist Church, 2360 New Hope Road, LaGrange, N.C., 28551.

The family will greet friends at Seymour Funeral Home following the service on Friday and other times at the residence.


Published in Obituaries on June 3, 2004 1:34 PM