Clarence Herman Tyree
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Clarence Herman Tyree
  • March 13, 1926 - August 11, 2011
  • Virginia

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Clarence Herman Tyree, 85, of Madison Heights passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, August 11, 2011. Twice married, he was the husband of the late Frances Mitchell Tyree and is survived by his wife, Joyce Woodson Tyree.

Born in Amherst County, March 13, 1926, he was a son of the late William Clarence Tyree and Hattie Reynolds Tyree. He was retired from the Amherst County School Board with 18 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran and served during WWII and was a member of Temple Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, Greg Tyree of Madison Heights; five step-children, Tommy L. Eagle and his wife Cindy of Rustburg, Karen Vaughan and her husband Tony of Lynchburg, Brenda Allen and her husband Randy of Goodview, Annette Mays of Madison Heights and Janet Jones and her husband JT of Appomattox; one brother, Floyd Tyree of Lynchburg; two sisters, Fitzmaurice Stern of Amherst and Jeane Wingfield and her husband Carlton of Madison Heights; 2 grandchildren, one great grandchild; 11 step-grandchildren and 7 step-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Don Tyree, one step-daughter, Gail Kidd and two sisters, Inez Williams and Patricia Walker.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Monday, August 15, 2011 at Fort Hill Memorial Park by the Rev. Marvin Busie and military honors by the American Legion Post 16.

The family will receive friends from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Sunday, August 14, 2011 at Whitten Monelison Chapel.

The family request memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.

Whitten Monelison Chapel is serving the Tyree family.

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