Bobby Thomas Lyell, son of the late Thomas Jefferson Lyell and Arah Captola Arnold Lyell, was born Feb. 15,1940 in Mississippi and departed this life Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, at the age of 70 years, 11 months and 8 days.
Bobby married Hattie Wellington who preceded him in death.
Survivors include, two sons, James Lyell, of Kennett and Thomas Lyell, of Kennett; three brothers, Cecil Irvin Lyell, of Bragg City, Mo., Harold Lloyd Lyell, of Kennett, and Robert Wayne Lyell, of Kennett; one sister, Oakaline Francis Foister, of Effingham, Ill., and many grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
Bobby was preceded in death by three brothers, David Russell Lyell, Billy Frank Lyell and James Joseph Lyell and a daughter, Rita Lyell.
Bobby was of Kennett, Missouri and passed away January 23, 2011 at Twin Rivers Medical Center in Kennett.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 27, in the Gregory Cemetery at Kennett with Rev. Dale Rickman officiating.
Pallbearers are Thomas and Chris Lyell, Chad Gentry, Randy Lytle, Jonathan Curry, Louis Martin and Floyd Martin.
Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com
McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett will be in charge of the arrangements.