Lyle, William “Sonny”

William “Sonny” Lyle

William “Sonny” Lyle, 74, of Rex, Ga., passed away Feb. 6, 2012. He is survived by his wife, Ellen Powell Lyle; four children, DeAnne and husband, Ronnie Martin, Rene'e and husband, Jessie Johns, Laurie and husband, Jason Newman; and WM. Michael and wife, Heidi Lyle, all from the Atlanta area; seven grandchildren, three brothers, and two sisters; many aunts, uncles and extended family members.

William was a member of The Rock Baptist Church since 1969 and a Deacon for 25 years. He retired after 30 years of service from General Motors.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at 1 p.m., at The Rock Baptist Church. His body will lie in-state, from noon to 1 p.m. Dr. Don Bazel will oficiate. Interment will be in the Fairview Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home TODAY (Tuesday Feb. 7), from 2 p.m., to 4 p.m., and 6 p.m., to 8 p.m. Horis A. Ward Fairview Chapel, (770) 4741231.