Jeanette Sue (Stone) Lyons

January 20, 1992 - December 4, 2022
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Jeanette Sue (Stone) Lyons, known to her family as Peanut, was born on January 20, 1992 in Elizathton, Tennessee. She was the adored wife of William Stewart Lyons IV and lead a life filled with adventure, laughter, and a passion for flying.   She grew up in the hills of West Virginia in the smallContinue Reading

Henry Vinson, DO left a message on December 25, 2022:
I'm sorry to hear about Jeanette. My heartfelt condolences to all.
Coby McEntire left a message on December 20, 2022:
Ring Paul Huggins left a message on December 20, 2022:
She was a very fine young woman I met when she was working at the High Sierra years ago. I followed here flying career and was proud of her progress. There are tears in my eyes as I write this. Ring
KAREN D PINKSTON left a message on December 20, 2022:
What a tragic loss, my deepest sympathy to family and friends. RIP Jeanette
Jennifer McGlothlin left a message on December 15, 2022:
There are no words. Cindy, my heart breaks into for you and your family. I love you and I'm so, so sorry... Jeanette will be missed by anyone who knew her.
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Mike Dillon left a message on December 15, 2022:
I flew as a student a number of times with Jeanette when she was instructing tail wheel at Big Q Aviation. She was a very special & kind young lady and a stickler for doing things right. Always a positive and radiant persona she could even make you feel good while getting your butt chewed. I only met Will once at the Ranger Airshow a few years back and I could sense the were a match made in Heaven. Now, too soon in my opinion, those two are a match IN HEAVEN. May they both rest in peace
Alyssa Mossor (Whaley) left a message on December 14, 2022:
I remember there was a time where Jeanette would ride to school with my dad, brother and I, on occasion I would ride to school with her. She introduced me to the artist Mika, and their song Grace Kelly. Still to this day I find myself randomly having that song stuck in my head and thinking of Jeanette. She was such a warm and kind soul, who touched so many lives. She will be deeply missed.
Ben Levy left a message on December 13, 2022:
I met Jeanette over 10 years ago, in an unlikely fashion when compared to her exploits over the last several years, through online video games. She always said that the only reason she was playing games was because the only other thing to do in her town was to hang out at a McDonald's, so her adventure-seeking behavior later on wasn't entirely surprising. We met in the real world in Columbus, Ohio at some point when she was visiting her father there. Both she and a friend of mine, Travis, had been playing/communicating for several months at this point, but it was the first time I think any of us had taken the step to physically meet an online friend in the world (I don't remember exactly when this was, but I think it must have been 2009-2010). It was a surprising experience for a number of reasons, not the least of which was just how easy Jeanette was to be friends with. She had the charisma, enthusiasm, and confidence of someone much older, though I'm not sure I quite understood that at the time. Despite this, both Travis and myself almost immediately told her that she should really never agree to meet up with two boys from the internet. It seems that she never lost that capacity for emotional generosity, however. Occasionally, some number of other times following this initial encounter, over the next few years, we met up either in Columbus, WV, or in North Carolina (road tripping once or twice) to spend time together. We never really did anything too exciting, just used each others' company as an excuse for a change of scenery. On the road, I remember discussing dreams, insecurities, and more with Jeanette, in a way that I'm not sure I had done with another person prior. I also remember driving through the mountains in WV, on at least one of these occasions in the car, and her telling me about dreams of flying. I'm sad to say that we lost touch after another year or two, but I was always glad to get a life update from social media every once-in-a-while, and was thrilled and proud to see her charging toward, through, and past those dreams of flying. When seeing videos of her and Will skiing, I would always hope to one day be able to meet up again in the future, her family and mine, for a long weekend in the Rockies to share some laughter and small adventures again. For what it's worth, despite a relatively brief and simple friendship, Jeanette made a lasting impact on me as a person and I hope I never forget her warm personality, easy laugh, or adventurous spirit. From the other comments I've read, I've only been validated in my feelings of how excellent a person she was, and it seems that Will must have been just as special to have captured Jeanette's affection. The news of Jeanette's and Will's accident still feels both incomprehensible and inextricable. I know that whatever grief I feel pales in comparison to those who have remained close to them, and I am so, so sorry.
Monica Randolph-Graham, FW Ninety-Nines left a message on December 13, 2022:
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