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Monday August 29th, 2022
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Frances Tyler

Frances Gilbert Tyler age 80 of Cleveland, MS passed away Friday, August 26,  2022, at the Bolivar Medical Long Term Care unit.
Visitation will be held Monday, August 29, 2022, from 10:00 am until 11:00 am at Cleveland Funeral Home. The Celebration of Life Funeral Service will follow at 11:00 am in the Cleveland Funeral home Chapel. Burial will be at New Cleveland Cemetery. Reverend Steve Holtz will officiate the services.
Frances was born January 26, 1942, to Harold Virgil Gilbert and Annie Mae Brown Gilbert in Skene, Mississippi. She and her family moved to Teoc, Mississippi in 1955 where she graduated from Valley High School. They moved back to Cleveland and in 1960 she began her career with Baxter Laboratories. She worked in the Kidney Room where she made dialysis products for 9 years. After leaving Baxter in March of 1969, Frances was a homemaker for 29 years. In 1998  she began working as manager of Greenskeeper nursery until 2008.
Frances loved to work in her garden raising flowers. She also enjoyed cooking, fishing, camping, making crafts, fixing things, and loving on her grandson Nathan. She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene.
She was preceded in death by her parents Harold and Annie Mae Gilbert, husband of 58 years, Ralph Tyler, son Ryan Tyler, brother Robert Kenneth Gilbert, and best friend Evelyn Kendall.
Frances is survived by her son and daughter James and Michelle T. Enriquez, grandson Nathan Allen Enriquez, sister Mary Elizabeth "Snooks" Jones of Holcomb, Mississippi, and brother John Harley "Rassal" Gilbert (Louise) of Greenwood, Mississippi. sister-in-law Barbara Everhart (Henry) of West Helena, AR, brother-in-law Billy Ray Tyler (Linda) of Montevallo, AL, and Kip Tyler (Joni) of Jackson, MS, and a host of nieces and nephews to cherish her memory.
Pallbearers are Wayne Moss, Ankie Cummins, Clark Manning, William Wilkerson, Wallace Boyd, and Boots Hutchinson. Honorary bearers are James "Slim" Kendall and Travis "Sonny" Wood.
Memorials may be made to The Well 112 N. Sharpe Ave. Cleveland, MS 38732.
The family wishes to express a very special thank you to all staff members of the Long Term Care at Bolivar Medical Center. Thank you for loving and caring for her during her stay. We cannot thank you enough.
Cleveland Funeral Home has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.


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Francis was a special and dear lady to me, as well as her family, Ralph, Michelle and Ryan. I fist met Francis about 50 years ago when she started keeping my children while I worked. She will be missed. Love this family!!

Betty Boyd Aug 29 2022 9:32 AM

Mrs.Tyler was one of my favorites. She had a warm smile and a kind heart that was so inviting. I am going to miss her. My dear sweet Mrs. Tyler. May the Lord continue to smile upon her family

Mel Watkins Aug 29 2022 7:59 AM

I am going to miss you Ms.Tyler u where such a pretty, sweet, and kind lady taking care of you at Bolivar was my pleasure I will always remember you ❤.

Chiquita Polk Aug 28 2022 10:19 PM

Frances was a beautiful lady inside and out , a wonderful cook, and faithful church attendee. She will be greatly missed.

Sidney Couey Aug 28 2022 8:04 PM

Roy and I are so sorry for your loss. Pete was one of the sweetest women I have ever known, so gentle and loving. She will definitely be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends. Go Rest High On that Mountain, Pete! 💔

Roy & Wanda Nicholson Aug 28 2022 6:13 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Frances Tyler

June Patterson Aug 28 2022 1:51 PM

Frances was a sweet kind lady who always had a warm smile. She was a blessing to all that knew her. Frances was a great help to my brother, Joe. Prayers for comfort, peace and strength for Michelle and family.

Gayle McKnight Aug 28 2022 7:53 AM

I was a caregiver to Mrs.Tyler at Bolivar Medical Center Long Term Care. Mrs.Tyler was my light of joy she always kept laughing when I know she wasn't trying to be funny I loved watching the cooking channel with her and loved the sweet conversations. She always told me that she loved me and I love her too you're going to be missed Mrs.Tyler you will always and forever will be in my heart love you always and To family and friends I send you all my condolences 💐

LaToya Castleberry Aug 28 2022 1:29 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Frances Tyler

Roylene Moody Aug 27 2022 9:58 PM

Ms Francis was a kind, loving lady. Always a smile on her face and spoke to everyone.Truly a jewel!!

Leigh Ann Robertson Aug 27 2022 6:36 PM

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