Laurel “Gene” Pyles, 82, died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at his residence in Morgantown.
Survivors include his wife, Anita Pyles; children, Micheal Pyles, Monica Jones, Delphia Croft, Careasia Parker, Gena Craig; sister, Evalena Sedam; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Claude T. and Ethel (Dunn) Pyles; daughter, Meleia Massa; and siblings, Suter, David, Pete and Chester Pyles and Mary Lillian Brent, Marge Wheeler, Helen Joyce and Rose Perry.
A funeral service will be at 11:30 a.m. today at G.H. Herrmann Greenwood Funeral Home at The Gardens at Olive Branch, 1605 S. State Road 135. Burial will be at The Gardens at Olive Branch Cemetery and Mausoleum Park in Greenwood.