April 23, 2024
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James Martin Tyson

1964 – 2021

Graveside services for James “Jim” Martin Tyson, 56, of Alba, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Friday, March 19, at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Bro. Don Masters will officiate. 

Mr. Tyson died on March 11, 2021, at his residence in Alba. He was born on June 20, 1964, in Dallas, to James and Betty Tyson. He was a member of the United States Army and a Military Police Officer, serving in South Korea and Germany. He was proud to serve his country. On October 9, 1993, he married Margaret Marie Powell in Alba. He had lived the last 27 years in Alba and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Mineola. He loved his family and his Lord. He was an avid reader and never met a stranger.

Mr. Tyson is survived by his wife of 27 years; his parents of Canton; two stepsons, Dennis Hurst and wife Janet and Bryan Hurst and wife Mcxie, all of Mineola; step-daughter, Kimberly Watson of Alba; sister, Shirel Tyson and husband Jeff Kyser of Wills Point; five step-grandchildren; and one step-great-granddaughter; and numerous other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., on Thursday at Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home, Alba.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home, Alba.