Leveda L. Pyle, age 82 lifelong New Haven, IL resident passed on this life, June 14, 2018 after an extended illness. Leveda was born in New Haven on August 12, 1935 to the late Clyde and Willamine (Browning) Lawrence. On October 29, 1955 she married the love of her life, the late Donald “Meathead” Pyle.
She was a graduate of Ridgway High School and for over 38 years continued in the school system as a custodian and bus driver. She loved the outdoors, especially gardening and deer hunting. She was very proud of her home and yard as it always looked perfect. Leveda was a hard worker all of her life. She was a Christian woman who loved God and was a member of the Calvary Promise church in Shawneetown. She always had a smile for you and will be missed by many.
Leveda is survived by her son Ronald “Chris” (Robin) Pyle of New Haven, a granddaughter, Kristi (J.D.) Denny of McCutchanville, IN, 2 great grandchildren, Max and Eli Huff. A sister, Ilene Downs of Godfrey, IL. Leveda was preceded by her parents, husband, a son Kevin, a grandson, Chase Harkins, and a sister, Laura Norris.
Visitation for Leveda will be on Monday, June18, 2018 at the Cox & Son Funeral Home in New Haven from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Her funeral will be at the funeral home starting at 1:00 PM with Rev. Buddy Hubbard officiating. Her burial will follow in Union Ridge Cemetery near New Haven.
Memorial contributions in her memory can be made to the Scleroderma foundation
You may leave a note of comfort to the family at www.coxandson.com