Dorothy Lea Tyler
Published: February 19, 2012
Dorothy Lea Tyler, 76, of Springdale, passed away Friday, Feb. 17, 2012 at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville. She was born Aug. 2, 1935 in Dexter, Kan. to Cyrus and Blanch Leas McGowan. Dorothy was a physical education teacher for Springdale High School where she served for 28 years. She was also a member of the U of A Alumni Association. Dorothy is survived by one son, Alvin Dale Tyler and wife Jo Ann of Bella Vista; one daughter, Randy Isely and husband Art of Danville, Ark.; one sister, Velma Finley of Weatherford, Texas; five grandchildren, Jennifer Phomsithi, Randee Gilkey, Matthew Tyler, Alison Wilson and Tracy Tyler and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Monday, Feb. 20, 2012 at 10 a.m. at Sisco Funeral Chapel of Springdale with Rev. Johnny Harp officiating. Burial will be in Butler Creek Cemetery in Sulphur Springs. No visitation is planned. Memorials may be made to the University of Arkansas Alumni Association, 491 North Razorback Road, Fayetteville, Ark. 72701 or the Razorback Foundation, 1295 S. Razorback Road, Suite A, Fayetteville, Ark. 72701. To sign the guestbook online please visit www.siscofuneral.com.