August 16, 2012
REFORM, Ala. — Joyce Folsom Lyles, 76, died Aug. 14, 2012, at Pickens County Medical Center. Services are Friday at 2 p.m. at Skelton Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Blakney and the Rev. Roy Plymon officiating. Burial will follow in Mineral Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation is today from 6- 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Mrs. Lyles was born Jan. 23, 1936, to the lare E.L. Folsom and Julia Lynch Freeman. She was a 1957 graduate of the Mather School of Nursing in New Orleans and she retired while working at Partlow State School and Hospital. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her stepfather, Charles Freeman; brother, E.L. Folsom, Jr.; and sister, LaJuana Pillows. Survivors include her husband, David T. Lyles; daughters, Donna Reece, Tammy Keene and Tonja Jones; son, David G. Lyles; brothers, Warren Folsom and Wayne Folsom; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Pallbearers are Jeff Criswell, Dann Moorehead, Mike Reece, Alan Taylor, Forest Wilson and Mike Yarbrough. Memorials may be made to Joyce Folsom Lyles Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Pickens Academy, Attn. Alice Lindsey, 225 Ray Bass Road, Carrollton, AL 35447.