Elizabeth (Libby) Bray Pyles, 81, Shelbyville, Ky., died Sunday, March 11, 2007, at her home.
Born Feb. 14, 1926, in Bedford, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Joseph S. and Carrie T. Bray.
She was a 1944 graduate of Trimble County (Ky.) High School, attended the University of Kentucky and was a 1948 graduate of Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Ky. She was a member of Rockbridge United Methodist Church in Shelbyville, Ky.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Col. Leslie C. Pyles; a granddaughter, Sarah Beth Pyles; two sisters, Marie Miles and Sarah Rand; and three brothers, Terrell, David and Harold Bray.
Survivors include four sons, Joseph (Tim) Pyles of Frankfort, Ky., Jim Pyles of Bedford, Ky., Dan Pyles of Ashland, Ky., and Bob Pyles of Simpsonville, Ky.; two daughters, Dianna Morrison of Georgetown and Sarah Jeffries of Shelbyville, Ky.; two sisters, Frances Morgan and Carrie Jo Ralston, both of Middletown, Ky.; a brother, J.C. Bray of Bedford, Ky.; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Tuesday, March 13, from 3 to 9 p.m. at Shannon Funeral Home in Kentucky.
Funeral: Wednesday, March 14, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home followed by burial in Carrollton I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Kentucky.
The family suggests memorial gifts to Rockbridge United Methodist Church.