Dorothy J. Pyles, 93, of Lebanon, passed away Thursday, January 13, 2022 at Homewood Health Campus.
Dorothy was born October 7, 1928, in Tippecanoe County, daughter of the late Noble C. and Hazel (Carson) Kincaid. Dorothy was married to Leonard Pyles for 74 and 1/2 years.
Dorothy was a homemaker and for a short time credit manager at Montgomery Wards. She was a member of Mechanicsburg Christian Church and was active in Ladies Aid, taught Sunday school and was church secretary. She was also a member of Clinton County Campers Club and enjoyed camping all over Indiana. Dorothy enjoyed gardening, canning and singing. One of her greatest loves was playing games with her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Leonard Pyles, daughters Sherrie (Norman) Dick of Brownsburg, Barbara (Jeff) Richardson of Lebanon, Wanda (Ed) Coffman of Lebanon, TN, a daughter in law Malinda Pyles of Thorntown and sister, Vivian Hughes of Lebanon. Grandchildren Ryan (Rachel) Pyles of Greenfield, Melissa Pyles of Thorntown, Megan (Jacob) Allio of Ventura, CA, Cassidy (John) Hayden of Newburgh, Nick (Payton) Coffman of Fishers, Jennifer (Rob) Abbott Ruckersville, VA, Jeremy (Desiree) Acton of Oroville, CA, Travis (Cindy) Dick of Medford, OR, Christie (Jonas) Miller of Lebanon, and Brandon (Melissa) Dick of Westfield. Great Grandchildren Owen, Michela, and Julia Pyles, Ryker, Eisley, and, Briggs Hayden, Addy Kincaid Coffman, Krystian (Keagan) Abbott and Kaleb Abbott, Addison Acton, Brodie, Spencer, and Abby Dick, Jaden and Jackson Miller, Jada, Nathan, and Leah Dick. Expecting a great great grandchild, Kadence Abbott in March
Dorothy was preceded in death by a son, Norman Dean Pyles, Sister Ginger Holden and a great grandson, Rhiley Acton.
Family will gather graveside on Saturday, January 15, 2022 for the service at 12:00 at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lebanon (masks required at cemetery) . A celebration service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to Mechanicsburg Christian Church. Final care of Dorothy Pyles has been entrusted to the Strawmyer & Drury Mortuary, 2400 N. Lebanon Street, Lebanon, Indiana 46052.