Oyler, Priscilla Lee Pugh (Cleveland)

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Priscilla Lee Pugh Oyler, 73, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2012 at home with her family by her side. 

She was born June 16, 1939 at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. She was born second of the identical twin daughters to the late Guy and Okla Pugh. Mrs. Oyler was a member of Westwood Baptist Church for many years where she was very active in her adult Sunday School Class. She was also the Queen Mother of her Red Hat Society. She loved people and was always ready to help others when she could. 

Mrs. Oyler is survived by her husband of 54 years, Dr. Ernest N. Oyler, Sr.; a daughter, Stephanie Oyler McCary; and a son, Dr. Ernest N. Oyler, Jr. and wife Maricela; four grandsons, Dallas and Leighton McCary, Sebastian and Adrian Oyler; her twin sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and John Reeves of Forest Hill, MD; and many loving cousins, nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, December 28, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with nephew, Minister Marc Reeves and Pastor Jim Caywood officiating. 

A committal service will be held on Monday, January 14, at 2:30 p.m. in Chattanooga National Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends from 12-2 p.m. Friday, December 28 at the Ralph Buckner Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.

The family suggests memorials be made to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312 in honor of Priscilla Oyler. 


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