Emily Sue Lyons, 72, of Venice, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2012.
Emily was born June 18, 1940, in Highlands, N.C., to the late Tina Savilla (Henry) and James Thomas Gibson. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Charlie Gibson, Harold Gibson, Peggy Erskine, Alice Crane, Johnny Gibson and James Gibson. Survivors include her children, Paul (Donna) Lyons, Ronnie Lyons (Jeff Seitz), Teresa (James) Marcolini and Angela (Michael) Quinn; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and her siblings, Myrtis (Corbin) Talley, Mary (James) Davis, Clyde (Linda) Gibson and Agnes (Merlin) Crowe.
Services: A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at Farley Funeral Home, Venice Chapel. To share a memory, visit www.farleyfuneralhome.com.
Contributions: Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2970 University Parkway, Suite 104, Sarasota FL 34243.