Darlene Joyce Pyle
1935 - 2022
A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, April 1, 2022, at Azleland Cemetery & Memorial Park beginning at 10:00 AM.
Darlene Joyce Pyle, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, went to be with the Lord on March 28, 2022.
In Virden, IL on April 27, 1935, Darlene was born to Harry and Reva Emmons. She married the love of her life, Richard Pyle, on April 4, 1955 and together raised two beautiful daughters. Darlene enjoyed the simpler things in life, such as a quiet morning working on a crossword or watching game shows and baseball games with her husband. She took pride in the family she raised. Darlene cherished the time she was able to spend with them.
She has been reunited with her parents, Harry and Reva Emmons, and sisters, Norma Jean Emmons and Jeri Walls, in God’s Eternal Kingdom.
Darlene will be deeply and lovingly missed by her husband of 67 years, Richard Pyle; daughters, Debbie Nicewonger and husband, Lee, and Sherry Retcofsky and husband, Paul; grandchildren, Brandon Nicewonger, Natalie Weaver (Clint), Brent Nicewonger (Stacy), Ryan Retcofsky, and Linsey Retcofsky; great-grandchildren, Colton and Nolan Weaver, Braden Nicewonger, and Rory, Remy, and Emmy Barton; sisters, Margie Etter and husband, John, and Dorothy Crocks; and a host of loving extended family and friends.