Lucille Hyre

Lucille Hyre, 96, formerly of French Creek, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, in Holbrook Nursing Home.

She was born June 12, 1917, in Newville, a daughter of the late Frederick Lee and Jessie L. Bright Knicely.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred N. Hyre; one sister, Gaye Phillips; and one grandson, Lee Boyce.

She is survived by one daughter, Elaine Boyce and husband, Delbert, of Buckhannon; two sons, Fred L. Hyre and wife, Evelyn, of Jacksonville, Fla., and Philip “Butch” Hyre and wife, Bonnie, of French Creek; four granddaughters, Stephanie Ocheltree of Buckhannon, Suzanne Ocheltree of Buckhannon, Kelli Thomas and husband, Jim, of Corona, Calif., and Heather Hyre of Jacksonville; two grandsons, Jeff Hyre and wife, Kellie, of Buckhannon and Jason Hyre and wife, Annette, of Rock Cave; two great-granddaughters, Shanon Ocheltree and Savannah Thomas; four great-grandsons, Dalton Hyre, Mason Hyre, Briston Hyre and Luke Hyre; one sister, Ruby Siron and husband, June, of Rock Cave; and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Hyre was a Methodist by faith.

Graveside services will be conducted Saturday, Jan. 18, at 1 p.m. in Newville Cemetery with Pastor Keith Francis officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parish House, 68 College Ave., Buckhannon, WV 26201. Online condolences may be extended to the Hyre family at The Hyre family has entrusted Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel with the arrangements.