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Garey Lyons

Mr. Garey Thomas Lyons was born Febuary 3,1956 in Nashville, Tennessee to the union of John Lyons and Lillian Ewing. He departed his life Monday July 4, 2022 in Nashville Tennessee.


Garey was educated in Nashville Davidson County Public Schools. He was employed with Metro for 41+ years (retired April 15, 2022)


Garey enjoyed sharing meetings at AA, fishing, gardening, landscaping spending quality time with his grand and great grandchildren. Back in the day Garey was known for his Camel-Walk dance.


He was preceded in death by parents John Thomas Lyons and Lillian Ewing. Siblings, Doris Jean Benson, Carloyn Roper and Patricia Bluing.

Survived by very devoted wife Patrice Lyons, very devoted children, Antonio Lyons, Semetra Johnson, Otis Gordon and Cheressa Miller. Sisters, Janice (Paul) Sloss, Barbara Lockridge and Pamela Lyons, Brothers, Raymond Ewing, James Lyons and John Scales. Fourteen great grandchildren, numerous devoted nieces and nephews. Two very devoted sisters-in-law, Deborah Burns and Brenda Campbell. Very devoted friends Prentice Hyler, Amber Pryor, Edward Benson, Jay Sanchez, AA Members and Work Family. Visitation Saturday, July 9, 2022, 3:00-4:00 with funeral to follow at funeral home.  

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A candle was lit in memory of Garey Lyons

AARON "FWEE DADDY" SMITH, JR. Jul 15 2022 1:35 PM


Aaron Smith (FWEE DADDY) Jul 13 2022 2:52 PM

Sending my Condolences and Prayers up for the Lyons family. I Pray that God continue to comfort and give y'all strength in your time of Bereavement. Earth has no Sorrow that Heaven cannot Heal.

Sandra Hannah Jul 9 2022 6:48 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Garey Lyons

Lula Lyons Jul 9 2022 5:11 AM

Our condolences to the family. Garey was an amazing friend and neighbor. Rest In Heaven🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿

Jeff Young Jul 8 2022 6:10 PM

Rest In Peace

PEGGY GREER Jul 8 2022 1:59 PM

Sending condolences and prayers to you and your family at this difficult time 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾💐

Terri Short Jul 7 2022 9:24 PM

To: Lyons & Ewing Families; Stay strong in the Lord; He will not let you bear this burden alone, Garey was a good man of whom we have know for a long time; always kind and true to his word. Please let the good memories of him be a comforter for you in love. We are in Prayer for your strength and trust in God...

Turntine; Benson & Coleman Families Jul 7 2022 3:45 PM