Lyons, Vera Morrison Carter

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lyons-vera-carterVera Morrison Carter Lyons, 94, of Radford, went to be with the Lord Thursday, May 8th, 2014. She was born in Warren County, Virginia on February 21, 1920. She was employed by D.M.V. in Christiansburg, where she retired at age 75. She was preceded in death by her parents Pelham O. Morrison and Olga Velma Cullers, three brothers, her husband Edgar Pittman Carter, her second husband James William Lyons, and a step-grandson Roger (Doug) Lyons.

She leaves behind her son Edgar Pittman (Pat) Carter and wife Kathy, her grandson Joe Carter and his wife Laura, her granddaughter Amy Poole, three great grandchildren Reed Carter, Joanna Carter and Dustin Poole. Also, she leaves behind a step-son Roger Lyons, step-grandchildren Kerry Montgomery, La Donna Dalton and her husband David; Great-grandchildren Jamey Dalton, Alex Dalton, Kasey McCambridge and wife Kylene, Brad Montgomery and Josh Damron son of the late Roger (Doug) Lyons. She has one great-great grandchild Kaden McCambridge. Her special friends Don and Lora Thornton. Vera was a long standing member of Pulaski Primitive Baptist Church. Special thanks to her church family.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Sunday, May 11, 2014, at Bower Funeral Home-Pulaski. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow in the Old Dublin Cemetery.

It is the request of the family and Vera’s wish that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Pulaski Primitive Baptist Church C/O Bob Webb, 4092 Trebor Lane, Pulaski, VA 24301.

To send online condolences,visit www.bowerfuneralhome.comBower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling arrangements for the family.