Cloyce Tyner, 83, passed away March 22, 2016 at his home in Mexia. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 24, at Blair-Stubbs Chapel, with Rev. Marcus Sheffield officiating. Interment will follow in the Mexia Cemetery.
Visitation with the family was 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 23 at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home.
Cloyce was born in Wortham on Feb. 5, 1933, to Sidney Monroe and Lois Rogers Tyner. He grew up in Ennis and was a graduate of Ennis High School. After high school, he proudly served his country in the Army. Cloyce married the love of his life, Peggy Elizabeth Reid, in Durant, Okla. on Sept. 3, 1955.
In 1972, Cloyce resigned his job with the city of Dallas and they moved to Mexia. He went to work as Mexia’s city secretary/ tax assessor-collector and, on several occasions, served as interim city manager. He retired after 22 years of service.