M. Fay Tryon

m. fay tryon

December 4, 1932 ~ May 29, 2018

M. Fay (Sagle) Tryon, 85, of Morrisonville passed away at 11:40 a.m. on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at her residence.

Fay was born on December 4, 1932 in Mechanicsburg, IL the daughter of Byron and Mary (Hansen) Sagle. She married Murl E. Tryon on December 8, 1950 in Mechanicsburg, IL. He preceded her in death on May 11, 2017.

Fay graduated from Buffalo Tri-City High School in 1950.  She worked for Montgomery-Ward in Taylorville before staying home on the family farm to raise her children and help Murl with farming.  Fay was a long-time member and organist at the First Presbyterian Church of Morrisonville.  She enjoyed jigsaw puzzles, word searches, and sewing.  Fay was an excellent seamstress and baker, well-known for her pie making.  

She was also preceded in death by her parents; and son, M. Leon Tryon.

Fay is survived by her daughter, Grace (husband, Glenn) Himstedt of Bristol, VA; sons, Lynn Tryon of Morrisonville, IL, and Lyle (wife, Vicki) Tryon of Palmer, IL; 7 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; and 4 nephews.

Graveside Ceremony: 12:00 p.m. on Monday, June 4, 2018 at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield, IL with Rev. Chuck Banning and Rev. Jim Ferrill officiating.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: Morrisonville-Palmer Food Pantry, 307 SE 6th Street, Morrisonville, IL 62546.

Perfetti-Assalley Funeral Home, 304 Carlin St., Morrisonville, IL 62546 has been entrusted with ceremonies.

Please visit www.assalleyfuneralhomes.com to offer condolences to the family.

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  1. Lynn and family, sorry to hear of your loss.  Very fond memories of both your parents!  Rod Bailey, Earl & Doris Bailey and family.

  2. Sending our sympathy and prayers to the family and to Grace and her family. Lynn & Alta Himstedt

  3. Lynn and Family, Fred Davis told me of your loss. Your family and you have done so much over the years for Morrisonville & Palmer area. We appreciate having you as friends and neighbors.
    Dick and Debbie McWard

  4. So sorry for the loss of your Mother. I did not know her personally but I loved her patterns. I even have her 2 binder pattern book. She was a very talented lady. I’m so glad to have known what a talent she had. God Bless your family. Cary Sue Calhoun

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