Virginia D. Lyon

Published 12:04 pm Wednesday, April 22, 2015

FRANKLIN—Virginia Drewry Lyon, 94, passed away on April 19, 2015, at Riverside Regional Medical Center.

A native of Southampton County, she was a daughter of the late William Henry and Lutie Branch Drewry, and was a member of the World Outreach Worship Center in Newport News.

Mrs. Lyon was predeceased by a sister, Elizabeth Butterworth; and six brothers, William, West, Augustus, Forrest, Richard and Wayne Drewry.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Gail L. Goodwin of Albuquerque, New Mexico; her son, Bill Lyon of Chicago, Illinois; her sister, Jean D. Rawls of Franklin; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

There will be a graveside service at Poplar Spring Cemetery, Franklin at a later date.

The family suggests memorials be made to World Outreach Worship Center, 1233 Shields Road, Newport News, VA 23608, or Mennowood Retirement Community, 13030 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, VA 23602.

Wright Funeral Home, Franklin, Virginia, has charge of arrangements.