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Elizabeth Sophia Lyle

August 24, 1934 — February 25, 2024

Waverly, TN

Age: 89


Of: Waverly, TN                   Passed Away: on Sunday, February 25, 2024, at her residence.


Elizabeth was known for her green thumb and passion for gardening. The vibrant colors and fragrant blooms that adorned her garden were a true reflection of her nurturing spirit and unwavering care for those around her. Whether she was tending to delicate flowers or pruning hearty shrubs, Elizabeth found solace and joy in watching life flourish under her careful attention.

In addition to her gardening talents, Elizabeth had a knack for wallpapering that transformed houses into homes. Her keen eye for design and meticulous attention to detail brought warmth and beauty to every room she touched. Friends and family marveled at the way she effortlessly turned blank walls into works of art, creating spaces that welcomed all who entered with open arms.

Above all else, Elizabeth's love for the Lord permeated every aspect of her life. Her faith was not just a belief system but a guiding light that led her through both joyful moments and challenging times. She found comfort in prayer, solace in scripture, and strength in the knowledge that she was never alone on her journey.

Despite all her talents and interests, Elizabeth's greatest joy came from being a devoted housewife and mother. Her home was always filled with warmth, laughter, and the delicious smells of home-cooked meals. She showered her family with love, kindness, and unwavering support, creating a sanctuary where they could always find comfort and acceptance.

Mrs. Lyle will be cremated according to her wishes.

A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday, March 24, 2024, at Waverly Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Waverly, TN

   10:00 am    Church Service

   11:00 am     Lunch

   12:30 pm    Celebration of Life Service

Survived by: 


  Thomas Lyle of Indiana

  Jim Lyle (Annette) of Tennessee


  Glenn Birdwell of Tennessee

6 Grandchildren:

  Alicia, Sara, Joshua, Greg (Heather), Stephenand Angie (Rodney)

13 Great Grandchildren:

  Mason, Knox, Riley, Landon, Chance, Skye, Faith, Grace, Tyler, Brandan, Kassie, Conner, and Katie

Great, Great Grandchild:


  Bobby, and David


  Beth, Jan, and Netta

Preceded in death by

Mother: Helen Conklin

Husband: Bill Lyle

Daughter: Lynn Birdwell

Daughter-In-Law: Sharon Sexson-Lyle

Siblings: Roman, Victoria, and Helen

Nephew: Matt



Arrangements by Spann Funeral Home & Cremation Services (615) 446-1123



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Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Sunday, March 24, 2024

12:30pm - 11:00 am (Central time)

Cumberland Presbyterian Church

109 N Church St, Waverly, TN 37185

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