Mrs. Tyler was born in Lubbock to John and Mabel Turnbow. She lived in Corpus Christi and was employed with Town & Country pharmacy, as a pharmacist technician until her retirement in 1979. She was also a member of the Adam St. Church of Christ in Beeville for many years. The past two years she lived in Sinton.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Tyler; and son, Tim Tyler.
Survivors include her children, Earl “Cub” (Barbara) Tyler of Corpus Christi, Gaela (Michael) Root of Sinton, Greg (Kim) Tyler of Denver, Colorado, and Tammy McBride of League City; four sisters, Doris Turnbow of San Angelo, Margaret (Jesse) Deville of Lake Charles, Louisiana, Nonnie (Bob) Maffett of Cut and Shoot and Velma Garner of Conroe.
The memorial service will be private.