Melva Pyle

Melva Pyle, 91, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 in Austin, TX where she had moved to be closer to her daughter. Mrs. Pyle was born in DeKalb County, Alabama to Joseph and Georgia Marshall. She retired from Blue Cross/Blue Shield as an Assistant Personnel Manager and was a former member of Eastdale Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening and reading, was involved with the Hamilton County/Chattanooga Democratic Party and Altrusa International. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Lee Pyle; her parents; and sister, Hildred Pyle. Surviving are her daughter, Leslie P. Ashton of Austin, TX; and granddaughters, Amy (Paul) Lazor and Lee (Lynn) Burton. Funeral Services were private. Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist. 404 S. Moore Road. Please share your thoughts and memories at

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