MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

April 21, 2013

Mary Louise Tyler

1931 - 2012


— Mary Louise Tyler, 81, of South Range, Wisconsin and Braggs, Oklahoma, died Saturday, October 27, 2012, at her son’s residence in South Range.

She was born May 4, 1931 in Braggs, Oklahoma, daughter of Tom and Edna (Hayes) Horn.

Her work history as an elementary teacher included the states of Oklahoma, Kansas, and Virginia. She taught from 1950 to 1987.

Mary enjoyed gardening and loved her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and students.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Jack O. Tyler in 1933; son, Mike Tyler; and sister, Johnnie Horn.

Survivors include her sons, Carl (Bernice) Tyler, South Range, Wisconsin; and Steve Tyler, Ocala, Florida; eight grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; brothers, Billy (Betty) Horn, Houston, Texas, Bobbie (Jamie) Horn, Richard (Ruby) Horn, both of Muskogee, Oklahoma; sisters, Bettye Lou Perry, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Ann Hopkins, Pryor, Oklahoma, Shirley Boyd, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Leslie (Pete) Sansville of Lithonia, GA; several nieces and nephews.

The service will be held at the family cemetery on the Tyler Farm at 12:00 noon, Thursday, April 25, 2013 with Reverend Dylan Ward officiating.

Lunch will be provided at the American Legion Hall in Braggs after the service.