Myra J. Lyons, 81 of Pana, passed away Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Heritage Health Care, Pana.
She was born October 29, 1939 in Taylorville, Ill. to the late Wallace and Marion (Schaefer) Perry. She married Huey Lyons in 1975 and he preceded her in death.
Myra was a member of the Pana Pioneer Heritage Guild. She worked a short time as a beautician and as a CNA at group homes in Taylorville and Pana. When not working she enjoyed crafting and had a great love for animals.
Myra is survived by her daughter, Vickie Achenbach, Pana; sister, Shirley Sinclair, Pana: and special cousin, Sallie Halverson, who was like another sister to Myra. She was also preceded by her granddaughter, Melissa Talley.
A graveside service for Myra will be held Tuesday, May 4, 2021 in Fairview Cemetery at 10:00 a.m.
Memorials in Myra’s honor may be made to Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, or PAWS – no kill animal shelter and will be accepted by McCracken-Dean Funeral Home who is assisting the family. www.mdfh.com