Florence Tyson, 101

Florence Tyson, 101, of Wabash, passed away at 11 p.m. on Monday, July 25, 2016, at Millers Merry Manor East in Wabash.

She was born to Issac and Lessie (Copeland) Miller in Wabash.

Florence married Byron Tyson of Dec. 8, 1933. He passed away on April 1, 1988.

She is survived by a son, Charles Tyson, and half-sister, Helen Williams, both of Wabash.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Jerry and Junior Tyson, and two daughters Meriam (Bone) and Marjorie Parrett. She was also preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Ave., Wabash, with Pastor Tim Prater officiating.

Visitation for family and friends will be held from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Monday Aug. 1, 2016, prior to the service at the funeral home. Preferred memorial can be made to the Wabash County Cancer Association. 

Online condolences may be sent to the family at


Posted on 2016 Jul 28