Obituary for Mike Lyman

Mike Lyman

Michael Dee Lyman, 63, of Fayetteville died Friday, April 30, 2021, at Washington Regional Medical Center. He was born Friday, March 14, 1958, at Fayetteville, to J.D. and Amboline Gurley Lyman.

He was a graduate of Fayetteville High School and a member of the high school orchestra and band.

Lyman spent his lifetime helping others. He was a registered nurse and had a degree in social work. He worked at Washington Regional for many years starting on Generations and ending in the Wound Center. Lyman retired from Washington Regional to take care of his parents, providing around-the-clock care for them until their passing.

He also enjoyed traveling, cooking, celebrating the Christmas holiday, and decorating his home. Many organizations benefited from his generosity, especially Seven Hills Homeless Shelter. Lyman will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

Lyman was preceded in death by his parents. His father, J.D. Lyman, was a long-time educator in the Fayetteville school system and a principal at Root Elementary. He was survived by his special friend, Paula Willis, of Fayetteville, his aunts and uncle, Bertha Easterling of Huntsville; Donnie Jean Grigg of Kingston; Roy and Frances Gurley of Flagstaff, Arizona; and many cousins and his special friends at the Village Inn restaurant.

Funeral Services were held May 5 at Liberty Cemetery with Larry Mitchell officiating. Pallbearers were Craig Thompson, Brian Blevins, Ethan Sprinkle, James Snow, Mackenzie Phillips, and Joe Lyman. Interment immediately follow services at Liberty Cemetery, Dry Fork. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mike Lyman’s name may be made to Liberty Cemetery, c/o Harold Logan, 3501 Highway 412, Berryville, AR 72616. Services were through Brashears Funeral Home and Crematory of Huntsville.

Reunion Photo 1986

The 1986 reunion was held at the old Elks Lodge on Zion Road. More than 100 alumni attended different events of the reunion.

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Front row: Hal Poole, Steve Jones, Eddie LaClair, Mike Tribble, Gregg Parker, Steve Smith, Rick Witherspoon, Soren Kraemer, Gary Streigler, Dan Wickliff, Charlie Alison, Janet Sherman, Loree Treat, Paula Faires, Liz Reagan, ??

Second row: ??, Shelley Faddis, Liz Adam, Thyrsie Anderson, Linda Williams, Sue Stockton, Becky Riggs, ??, Barbara Kane, Linda Langham, Sylvia Blyholder, Kristi Corn, Phyllis Parham, Cathy Huff, Regina Strong, Nancy Dodson, Jackie Ward, ??

Third row: Tim Smith, ??, Bill Guirl, Jody Tyson, Billie Bacha, Lisa Beard, Deanna Edens, Susan Chism, Terry Miller, Karan Carpenter, ??, ??, Pam Meinecke, Pat Bryan, Cheryl Clinehens, Teensy Kirby, Teresa Garrison, Sherri Starr, Nancy Stanberry, Tammi Garrett, Linda Colwell, Amy Wilson, Brian Noland.

Fourth row: Steven Yancey, ??, Nina Rolloff, Judy Goff, Hugh Painter, Nathan McKinney, Stephen McGinnis, Brian Holt, Debbie, Drake, Jeff Ward, Rick Turner, Janice Fuller, Gail Davis, Vickie Talburt, Lisa Lashley, Karen Waite, Cathy McRee, ??, Kathy Peele, Ann Scarbrough, Suzie Jenkins.

Fifth row: Jeff Bailey, Dick Reese, Drew Phillips, ??, Gary Hall, Bill Watkins, ??, Jeff Hobbs, ??, ??, Mike Lyman, Phillip Brown, Kathy Trice, Jeff England, Anna Leichner, Betsy Stewart, Rachel Walters

If you recognize someone whom we have yet to identify, send a note to FayettevilleClassof76@gmail.com.

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