Wyoma Pyle

1902 - 1997

 

Obituary, Northern Wyoming Daily News, Worland, Wyoming, Friday, January 31, 1997, page 2.
     TEN SLEEP --- Longtime Ten Sleep-area resident Wyoma Pyle, 94, died on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at her home in Ten Sleep.
     She was born in Bucyrus, Ohio, on Aug. 5, 1902, a daughter of Charles and Sedda Hemry. 
     As a young child she lived in the Box Elder Basin to the south of Ten Sleep.  Later she moved with her family to Highland, and attended school in Highland and Casper.
     She married James Pyle on Dec. 23, 1928 in Casper.  The couple made their home on the family homestead, where they farmed until 1975.  Then they moved into Ten Sleep, where Mrs. Pyle lived until the time of her death.
     Mrs. Pyle was a self-taught geologist, and enjoyed various types of arts and crafts.  She was a member of the Ten Sleep Senior Citizens' Center and the Dorcas organization.  She also enjoyed working at the Ten Sleep Museum.
     She is survived by her son Charles of Oxnard, Calif.; a sister, Kathleen Hemry of Casper; two grandchildren, Ben Pyle of Oxnard and Nancy Baily of Idaho; six great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, and numerous nieces and nephews.
     She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, two brothers and a grandson.
     Visitations are scheduled from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church in Ten Sleep.
     The service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Ole Natwick officiating.  Burial will follow in the Ten Sleep Cemetery.
     Memorials may be made to the Ten Sleep Senior Center in care of Bryant Funeral Home, P.O. Box 524, Worland, 82401.
     Bryant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Wyoma Pyle, Obituary, Mountain Rumblings by Dorothy Evans, The Pioneer, Ten Sleep, Wyoming, February 7, 1997, page 4.
     Longtime Ten Sleep area resident Wyoma Pyle passed away in her sleep at her home on January 28 at the age of 94.  She was born in Bucyrus, Ohio, on Aug. 5, 1902.  Daughter of Charles and Sedda Hemry, as a young child she lived in the Box Elder Basin and later in Highland and attended school there and in Casper.  She married James Pyle on Dec. 23, 1928 in Casper.  They made their home on the family homestead south of Ten Sleep until 1975 when they moved to Ten Sleep, where she lived until her death.
     Wyoma was a self-taught geologist and crocheted and enjoyed various types of arts and crafts.  She was a member of the Ten Sleep Fellowship and the Dorcas organization.  She took pride in working at the Ten Sleep Museum.  She is survived by her son Charles of Oxnard and a sister, Kathleen Hemry of Casper, two grandchildren, Ben Pyle of Oxnard and Nancy Baily of Idaho; six great grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, numerous nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, two brothers and a grandson.
Her funeral was held Monday, February 3 at 1 p.m. at the Ten Sleelp Methodist Church and buried in the Ten Sleep cemetery.  She was fortunate to have a daughter-in-law, Sarah to come and care for her so she could be in her home where she wanted to be.

 

 

 

 

Charles Edgar Pyle

 

Son of Wyoma and James Pyle