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Antoinette “Toni” A. Lyons

Antoinette “Toni” A. Lyons, 85 of Marion, Indiana, passed away at her home with her family by her side on January 30, 2024. 

Toni was born on July 30, 1938 in Marion, Indiana to Leroy & and Evelyn G. (Tarr) Hosier. She graduated from Hartford City High School in 1956 and continued her education at Ball State. She married Forrest Dean Lyons Jr. on May 25, 1958. He preceded her in death on May 13, 2009. Toni was an accomplished bowler. Her averages were between 174 and 180. Toni and her husband Forrest owned and operated “Lyons Uniforms” in Marion, which started in 1990 until 2010. Toni enjoyed history and genealogy, reading, gardening, decorating and anything to do with horses. If it had to do with horses, Toni loved it. She loved to spend her time shopping and with her family. 

Loving survivors include her children, Tracy (Gary) Massard of Corydon, IN, Steve (Rita) Lyons, Kevin (Cathy) Lyons, and Andy Lyons (Barbara Kelly) all of Marion, Indiana, grandchildren, Anne (Shawn) Hacker, Andrew “Mitch” Massard, Nichole (Donnie) Lunsford, Joshua (Kate) Lyons, Kayla Korporal, Darroll “Cale” Korporal, Zachary Lyons, Sara Honeycutt, Matthew Lyons, Noah Lyons, and 16 great grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leroy Hosier and Evelyn G. (Tarr) Patanelli, and her husband Forrest Dean Lyons, Jr. 

Friends and family may gather to share and remember on Monday, February 5, 2024, at the Van Buren Church of the Vine Fellowship Hall, located at 108 S. 2nd Street, Van Buren, from 11am to 1pm. A funeral service will begin at 1pm with Pastor Terry Bishir officiating. Burial will follow next to her husband at Grant Memorial Park in Marion. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to: 
Liberty Baptist Church; Missions 517 Church St, Marion, IN 46952 
Fellowship Baptist Church; Missions 2040 Corydon Ramsey Road Corydon, IN 47112 

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home in Van Buren, Indiana.