Elder Charles Tyson

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Elder Charles Tyson

May 11, 1934 - February 26, 2019

Elder Charles Tyson Elder Charles William Tyson, Sr., 84, of Tifton passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at the Rehabilitation Center of South Georgia in Tifton. A memorial service will be held for Mr. Tyson at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2019, in the Chapel of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals with Elder Herman Griffin, Elder Thad Marshall and Elder Jim Sandlin officiating. Elder Tyson will be laid to rest at Old Valley Grove Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery in Irwin County with Elder Herman Griffin, Elder Robert Tucker and Elder John Hancock officiating. The family will receive friends Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals from 10:00 a.m. until the hour of the service.
Honorary pallbearers will be the members of Old Valley Grove Primitive Baptist Church in Irwin County and the members of Damascus Primitive Baptist Church in Bacon County.
Born May 11, 1934 in Tift County, Mr. Tyson was the son of the late Raymond Harold Tyson and Lena Mae Wynn Tyson. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Betty Ann Walraven Tyson; and one brother, Harold Ray Tyson. Before retiring, he was a farmer and a long-time Primitive Baptist Elder. He enjoyed substitute teaching in Tift County School and he was a member of Old Valley Grove Primitive Baptist Church in Irwin County.
Mr. Tyson is survived by two sons and one daughter-in-law, Charles William "Chuck" Tyson, Jr. of Athens and Mitchell Ray "Mitch" and Robbin Tyson of Tifton; three sisters, Maxine Franks of Tifton, Ruth McMillan of Enigma and Margaret Willis of Tifton; two brothers, Bill Tyson of Snellville and Art Tyson of Sharpsburg; two grandchildren, Mindy Michelle Tyson and Austin Ray Tyson; and two great-grandchildren, Kinsley Rae Tyson and Emery Christine Tyson.
Flowers will be accepted or memorial gifts may be made to Old Valley Grove Primitive Baptist Church, 67 Harold Tyson Road, Tifton, GA 31794.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the online guest registry at www.bowen-donaldson.com. Services for the Tyson family are under the care and direction of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.
Published on March 5, 2019
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Saturday March 09, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals

420 Love Avenue, Tifton, GA, USA

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Saturday March 09, 2019

11:00 AM

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420 Love Avenue, Tifton, GA, USA

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Winfred and Lisa Johnson
Mar 09, 2019
We're praying for all of you brother Charles was one of the greatest men I've ever had the honor to know
Phenona Kimble
Mar 08, 2019
Prayers for my friends during your time of loss.