Rita Lyman

January 24, 2010

Rita Jo Lyman age 63 of Colfax passed away January 24, 2010 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lafayette. Born February 24, 1946 in Lafayette to George & Reba (Miller) Scarlett. She worked several years at Ben Hur Nursing Home in Clarks Hill and then Houston Healthcare in Crawfordsville until retiring in 2007. She married LeRoy P. Lyman on December 2, 1962 in Lafayette, Indiana and he survives. Also surviving is a daughter: Paula Crews (Lewis) of Frankfort, 5 sons: LeRoy Lyman Jr. (Pam) of Brookston, Tim Lyman (Kathy) of Lafayette, Brian Lyman (Stacie) of Frankfort, and Roger Lyman and Mark Lyman both of Colfax. 19 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren also survive as does 2 brothers: Greg Scarlett and Jeff Scarlett (Lisa) both of Lafayette, and 3 sisters: Brenda McDonald (Allen) and Roxanne Thurston (Gary) both of Lafayette and Glenda Buckles (Charles) of Colfax. She was preceded in death by her parents and a grandson Justin Crews. Funeral services will be held 1 PM Thursday January 28, 2010 at Archer-Weston Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Plainview Cemetery in Colfax. Friends may call 5-8 PM Wednesday at the funeral home.


5 Condolences for “Rita Lyman”

  1. Mr & Mrs BJ Williams

    We share grandkids they love you very much. You will be missed. R.I.P. see you on the other side

  2. Paige Williams

    we love you and miss you very much R.I.P grandma.

  3. Parker Williams

    i miss you i love you when you get to heaven tell grandma Serena i love her too. R.I.P.

  4. Leslie Sharp

    I hope your family will find comfort knowing you are no longer suffering and can go on to a place where you can be a guardian angel. Rest in peace, you will be missed.

  5. Melissa & Glen Hufford

    sorry for your loss with loving thoughts

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