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Visitation for Jerry Lee Lytle, age 76 years, a lifelong Atoka resident, was held from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 31, 2020, at Brown’s Funeral Service Chapel, in Atoka.
Arrangements were under the direction of Brown’s Funeral Service, in Atoka.
Lytle passed away on Thursday, October 29, 2020, at Tahlequah.
He was born on Thursday, October 19, 1944, to P. E. and Leona (Evans) Lytle, at Farris.
Lytle attended school at Farris Elementary and graduated from Atoka High School. He went on to receive a Bachelor’s Degree in education from Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
He married Alice Marie (Dillard) on Friday, October 18, 1963, at Harmony Baptist Church, in Atoka. They celebrated 47 years of marriage before Alice passed.
Lytle proudly served his country for six years in the Army National Guard.
He taught math, science and was a girl’s basketball coach for 27 years.
Lytle was of the Baptist faith, loved to go hunting and fishing. He especially loved spending time with family and entertaining the grandchildren.
Survivors include his daughters, Tammy Renee Lytle of Plano, Texas; Tanya Kaye Howerton of Park Hill; Toni Faye Vandegrift of Ada; granddaughters, Allyson Frances Howerton and Paige Marie Vandegrift, both of Durant; brother, Tommy Lytle of Lane; sisters, Frankie Edwards of Ivins, Utah and Patsy Burkhalter of Lane; along with nieces, nephews other relatives and many dear friends.
Preceding him in death were his wife, Alice Lytle; mother, Leona Lytle; father, P. E. Lytle; brothers, Sam Lytle and Fred Lytle; sisters, Helen Ann Gibbins, Frances Tennell, Jean Tennell and Charlene Storie.
Condolences may be sent to the family by email to: BROWNS@ATOKA.NET. Please reference the name of the deceased in your correspondence.