Ernest E. "Ernie" Tyra
Ernest E. "Ernie" Tyra, 81, of Belleville, Illinois, born Monday, April 21, 1930, in Haleyville, AL, died Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL.
Ernest worked as a truck driver/railroad conductor and was a member of Christ United Methodist Church Fairview Heights, IL.
He was preceded in death by his:
- Parents: Floyd E. and Myrtle E., nee Hulsey Tyra
- Brother: Floyd Tyra Jr.
Surviving are his:
- Wife: Joyce Tyra of Belleville, IL
- Michael Tyra of Belleville, IL
- Kevin (Sandy) Tyra of Fairview Heights, IL
- Mark (Shirley) Tyra of New Baden, IL
- Doug (Daniele) Tyra of O'Fallon, IL
- Sister: Joy Dell Arnold of Haleyville, AL
- 7 Grandchildren
- 2 Great-Grandchildren
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Spencer Kennel in O'Fallon, IL.
Visitation: Friends may call from 9:00 am - 11:00 am Friday, December 16, 2011 at Christ United Methodist Church, 339 Frank Scott Parkway East, Fairview Heights, IL.
Memorial Service: Memorial services will be held at 11:00 am Friday, December 16, 2011 at Christ United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Shane Bishop officiating.
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