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Lyles

Graveside services for Barbara Sue Lyles, 75, of Rosharon were held Saturday, March 26, 2011, at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Rockdale.

Lyles died Wednesday, March 23, at Angleton Danbury Medical Center in Angelton.

She was born Sept. 5, 1935, in Gatesville to William Henry Wilson and Mattie L. Graham. She married George William Onken in Hobbs, New Mexico, in 1954. Then she married Ben Lyles in Las Vegas in 1975.

Lyles was a Rosharon resident for the past 30 years. She was a 1954 Gatesville High School graduate. She was a member of the Gatesville girls basketball team which participated in the state finals. Lyles was named “All State” in basketball for four years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands and a stepson, Jerry Lyles.

Survivors are two sons, George Darren Onken of Rosharon, Terry Onken of Dayton; and a stepson, Billy Lyles of Salem, Oregon; also, nine grandchildren and eight greatgrandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Helping Hands, 412 Plantation, Lake Jackson, TX 77566.


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