Elsie Tyson

Elsie TysonElsie Ellen Tyson, 96, of Rushville, died at 5 a.m. June 11, 2007, at the Culbertson Long Term Care facility in Rushville.

She was born Oct. 7, 1910, in Browning, a daughter of Jesse and Laura Thompson Skiles. She married Guy S. Tyson on Oct. 13, 1928. He died July 1, 1995.

She also was preceded in death by three brothers, Homer, Chester and Allie; two sisters, Nell Scott and Alta Dowler.

Surviving are three sons, Harold (and Mary), Dick (and Jean), both of Beardstown and Jerry (and Roberta) of Macomb; eight grandchildren; and thirteen great-grandchildren.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Rushville, United Methodist Women and Schuyler Home Extension.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at her church with Rev. Mary and Rev. Paul Arnold officiating. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Worthington Funeral Home. Burial will be in Rushville City Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to First United Methodist Church or Cass Schuyler Area Hospice.

Private condolences and expressions of sympathy may be sent to www.worthingtonfh.com.

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 6/13/2007