The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


June 30, 2014

John William Pyron

— John William Pyron, 73, of Elkmont, passed away Saturday, June 28, 2014, at his residence. Mr. Pyron was born Oct. 6, 1940, in Limestone County to Otis P. Pyron and Itasca McLemore Pyron.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m.Tuesday at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home with Guy McDaniel and Matt Taylor officiating. Visitation will be from noon until 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the service. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery.

Mr. Pyron was retired from TVA and enjoyed fishing.

Survivors include his wife, Martha Pressnell Pyron of Elkmont; two sons, William Jeffry Pyron and wife Carol, and John Keith Pyron; a brother, Morris Pyron; two sisters, Wynell Pyron Dement and Geraldine Pyron Gideon and husband Gene; five grandchildren, Tiffany Pack and husband Cobey, Lacey Baker and husband Nik, Ashley Pyron, Zach Pyron and Tassie Pyron; six great-grandchildren, John Austin Harwell, Mary Ella Baker, Ansley Lizabeth Pack, Kayden Tallent, Cooper Baker and Destiny Graves.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Hill, Ted McLemore, Mickey Allen, James Abernathy, Pat Roberts, Harold Robertson, Raymond McLemore and Don Bates.

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