January 02, 1931 - May 25, 2019
Pansy Barnes Tyson was born January 2, 1931, to the late Tom and Leona Magee of Franklinton, La. On Saturday morning, May 25, 2019 she transitioned from labor to reward. Pansy was the fifth child of nine.
She was later married to the late Freddie Tyson and moved to Bogalusa, La. Where she transferred her membership to Thirkfield United Methodist Church under the leadership of Rev. Odell W. Christopher. She also was a member of the Green Thumb Garden Club Eastern Gate Chapter 5 and was the mother of the Village Richardson Town Community.
She leaves to cherish her memories with her children, Pamela (Albert) Magee of Franklinton, La, Freddie (Sharon) Brooks and Bruce Tommy (Vanessa) Tyson of Bogalusa, La., Carol Denise Tyson of New Orleans, La.; 16 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, 7 great great grandchildren, 2 God children, Debra Lester and Michael Poole. A grandson that she raised, Kola Jackson, that helped her until death. Rev. Louis Smith who was his adopted God mother and a host of nieces, nephews, friends, and the Richardson Town Community.
Pansy Tyson was preceded in death by her husband, Freddie Tyson; her parents Tom and Leona Barnes; her sisters, Medosha Bethley, Dorothy Long, Shirley Barnes, Burnell Poole; brothers, Elbert Barnes, Eddie Earl Barnes, Bruce Barnes, and two step sons, Eddie Lee Tyson and Walter Tyson.
Visitation will be held Friday, March 31, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at Crain and Sons Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Saturday, June 1, 2019 12:00 p.m. at Thirkield United Methodist Church, with Rev. Nolan Robinson - Pastor officiating. Interment will be held at Barnes Family cemetery.
Crain and Son's Funeral Home in Bogalusa are in charge of the arrangements.