Sunday, March 1, 2009

Another Tyson Gone...

The Countess' brother Henry, my dear uncle has chuckled with us the last time and left us one day after his birthday. We won't be able to go to the all-you-can-eat pizza buffet together anymore!

Henry C. Tyson Jr.
Mr. Henry C. Tyson, Jr., 81, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2009, at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. The funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Clint White. Burial will follow in Pinewood Memorial Park. Henry was a native of Pitt County and a member of Wesley United Methodist Church. He was employed with the Sunbeam Bread Company, retiring in 1993. Henry was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Mary Ida Tyson; two sisters, Lou Streetman and Rose T. Gardner; and a brother, the Rev. Aaron G. Tyson. His is survived by his wife of 53 years, Wilma Owens Tyson; two sons, Todd Tyson and Mike Tyson and wife, Sheri, all of Greenville; a granddaughter who was the light of his life, Katie Lynn Tyson; brother, Amos Tyson of Farmville; and four sisters, Carrie T. Davis of Hickory, Sally T. Mozingo and Mary T. Smith, both of Farmville, and Addie Parker Williams of Rocky Mount. The family will receive friends from 4:30-6:30 p.m. today at Wilkerson Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be to made to Wesley United Methodist Church, c/o Brenda Albritton, 6361 Stantonsburg Road, Farmville, NC 27828. On-line condolences at

Published in The Daily Reflector on 3/1/2009


  1. I didn't cry until I read this today. God I miss them all.

  2. Tears are only allowed if you're smiling through them at the memories!