Popout Notice
Hearts Love 04

Gale Cradoct Lyon

July 27, 1959 ~ March 9, 2021 (age 61)

Obituary Image


Gale Cradoct Lyon, 61, beloved wife, daughter, mother, grandmother, and sister, passed away peacefully in her home in Fort Worth, Texas on March 9, 2021.


Gale was born to Herman Clair and Merbia Clair on July 27, 1959 in Odessa, Texas.  She attended Permian High School and Odessa College.


She is survived by her husband, Jerry Lyon; son, Billy Dirden; daughter, April Cradoct; stepdaughter, Tascha Timmons and husband Lundy; stepson, David Lyon; mother, Merbia Clair; granddaughters, Kurstyn Cradoct, Brittney Rucker, and Morgan McNutt; three grandsons; four step-grandchildren; sisters, Sharon Ayars and husband Rick, Pamela Brown, and Kristi Clair; brothers, Herman Clair, Jr. and wife Carolyn, and Donny Clair; and numerous nieces and nephews.


She is preceded in death by her father, Herman Clair, Sr.; sister, Karen Clair; one grandson; and grandparents, Henry and Bessie Barnes, and Heser Clair.


Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 PM, Thursday, March 18, 2021 at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home Chapel.


The family would like to give special thanks to the doctors who took care of Gale: Dr. Bibas Reddy, Dr. Yadro Ducic, Dr. Paul Harris, Dr. Dale White, Jr., Dr. Muhammad Siddiqi, as well as the amazing Hospice staff of Fort Worth.


Memorials may be donated to American Cancer Society or Hospice Fort Worth.



To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Gale Cradoct Lyon, please visit our floral store.


Celebration of Life
March 18, 2021

1:00 PM
Sunset Memorial Funeral Home
6801 E. Business 20 Hwy
Odessa, TX 79762

Video is available for this event

© 2021 Sunset Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy