The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Nazarene Church of God in Christ, Pineville Road, Buena Vista, Georgia. Elder Larry Franklyn, pastor, will officiate. Interment will follow at Fellowship Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Georgia Highway 41, Buena Vista, Georgia.
Mrs. Tymes was born February 25, 1931 in Marion County, Georgia to the late Cooley Murray and Clara Minter Murray. She was one of twenty-one siblings; fifteen siblings preceded her in death. She was educated in the public school system of Marion County. She was united in holy matrimony to the late Roger Tymes. To this union, ten children were born; two children, Leonard Tymes and David Tymes, preceded her in death.
She was a member of Nazarene Church of God Christ, where she served as Mother of The Church. She worked some eleven years for Dent Poultry and retired after her health failed.
Survivors are eight children, Mary Lee Tymes Glad, Winter Haven, Florida, Emma Street (Nathaniel), Roger Tymes, Jr. (Gwen), all of Buena Vista, Georgia, Mary Helen Tymes, Columbus, Georgia, Robert Tymes (Jessie Bell), Samuel Tymes (Sharon), all of Buena Vista, Georgia, Linda Robinson (Charlie), Columbus, Georgia, Gladys Johnson (Henry), Buena Vista, Georgia; thirty-four grandchildren, including devoted granddaughter, Stephanie Tymes, Buena Vista, Georgia; seventy-two great grandchildren; twenty-three great great grandchildren; siblings, Oscar Murray, Wunnie Murray, both of Detroit, Michigan, Betty Ross, Porte St. Lucie, Florida, Betty Lue Murray, Columbus, Georgia, Ralph Murray (Pearl), Buena Vista, Georgia, Sally Powell, Columbus, Georgia, Bruce Murray, Atlanta, Georgia, Jonah Murray, Tony Murray, both of San Jose, California, Elijah Murray (Linda), Ellaville, Georgia, and John Brown, Americus, Georgia; godson, Randy Lillard, Buena Vista, Georgia; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.