Alice Hamilton Lyon

Published 5:32 pm Friday, August 5, 2016

Alice Hamilton Lyon, 89, a resident of Camden, Ala., died Aug. 2, 2016.  Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. at Bethany Baptist Church in Collirene, Ala., on Friday, August 5, 2016. The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. with Rev. Chris Wells officiating and Dunklin and Daniels Funeral Home directing.  Burial will follow in Collirene Cemetery.

Mrs. Lyon is preceded in death by her husband, Edward Lyon, her father John Floyd Hamilton, and her mother Cecile Jacobs Hamilton.  She is survived by her children, Edward Isaac (Anne) Lyon, Rosanne Lyon (Randy) Wiggins and John Alfred (Mary); five grandchildren, Jacob Anderson (Erin) Lyon, Philip Hamilton (Druann) Lyon, Samuel Edward (Brookelyne) Lyon, Lauren Wiggins (Josh) Dorminey, and Elizabeth Grace Smith.  Alice has one brother, John F. (Leah) Hamilton Jr., one sister, Anne H. Parker, and many nieces and nephews.  Alice was educated at Inverness School, Judson College, Auburn University and Troy University.  She taught music and elementary education in Birmingham, Columbus, Ga., Dallas and Lowndes County schools.  Pallbearers are Duke Logan, Bill Lyon, Jacob Lyon, Philip Lyon, Samuel Lyon, Stephen Parker, Kenneth Parker and Scott Hamilton.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests that gifts be made to Launch Global in account #103 for Samuel and Brooke Lyon’s ministry, Post Office Box 19686, Birmingham, AL 35219, or one’s favorite mission charity. Online condolences may be made at

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