This obituary was submitted by Crystal Boggs.
Philippi Republican, July 1958.
Mrs. Rosa Pyles Lyons, 68, died Thursday at her home in Philippi after a long illness. Born May 2, 1885, in Preston County, she was a daughter of John H. and Cinda Poling Pyles. Surviving are three sons, Harold of Morgantown, Harry of Philippi and Elmer of Baltimore, Md.; two daughters, Mrs. Sam Boyles of Ford Run and Mrs. Eugene Jones of Philippi Rt. 3; three brothers, George of Newburg, Emmett of Baltimore, Md., and Vernon of Carrollton, Ohio; a sister Mrs. Icie Williams of Tunnelton. 12 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. The Rev. Kenneth J. Moore at the Mansfield Methodist Circuit conducted funeral services at 2 p.m. Saturday, in the Phillips Funeral Home in Philippi. Burial was made in the Mt. Olive Cemetery.