Deborah A. Lyons

Deborah Ann Lyons, 60, of Huntington, died Monday, May 20, 2013, at 9:26 a.m. at Parkview Huntington Hospital.

Mrs. Snyder graduated from Snyder High School. She worked as a machine operation at Dana Corporation.

She was born Jan. 6, 1953, in Fort Wayne to Rosco Edward and Geraldine Marie Pease Russell. She married James Lyons in 1988, and he preceded her in death in 2005.

Survivors include a daughter, Gwendera (Neil) Nevil, of Huntington; a son, James A. Russell, of Huntington; four sisters, Mary Elston and Carol (Bryan) Wood, both of Huntington, and Jean Russell and Laura Russell, of Terre Haute; three brothers, James (Peg) Russell, of Churubusco; Lawrence (Patricia) Russell, of Columbia City; and George Russell of Fort Wayne; two grandchildren, Devon Nevil and Anna Nevil, both of Huntington; her grandmother, Mary Hooker, of Columbia City; and her stepgrandmother, Nancy Russell, of Terre Haute.

A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, May 25, 2013, from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the LaFontaine Center Brick Room, Huntington.

Memorial gifts may be made in care of Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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