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“Rita was one of a kind. No matter what kind of mood you were in she could make you smile and laugh! ”
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“My best friend of 39 years, you will be greatly missed ”
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“Tammy, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. We only get one; and she sounds to have been a special lady. I will be praying for...Read More »
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Rita Kay Lyles, age 64, of Lowell passed away on February 5, 2018. She is survived by her children, Tammy (Jeremy) Wathen and Tommy Lyles; grandchildren, Wynonna and Mason; sister, Shirley (Roger) Morgan; sister-in-law, Carol Clark; Nieces and nephews, Lois Cross, Vickie (Tim) Werblo, Brandon and Brandi, Valerie Morgan, Clinton (Lisa) Morgan, Keaton, Camden, and Carl. Rita was preceded in death by her mother, Robbie Henson, and her brother, Steven Clark.

Friends may greet the family on Saturday, February 10, 2018, from 1:00 pm until 2:30 pm at BURDAN FUNERAL HOME, 12901 Wicker Ave. (corner of US 41 and 129th Ave.) Cedar Lake. A funeral service will be held Saturday at 2:30 pm at BURDAN FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL, Pastor Rick Jones, officiating.

Rita loved her dog, Ozzy Lee Lyles, "The Dog". She was a very kind woman who cherished her family, loved her kids, and did everything she could to help others. Rita will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Per Rita's wishes, please omit flowers.