Sammie Franklin Carlyle, 81, of Hazen, left this earth on august 9, 2016. He was born September 10, 1934 in Tennessee to Frank and Sallie Mae Carlyle. Sammie was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Sallie Mae Carlyle; brothers, Donald, Edward, and Gilbert Carlyle; sisters, Eula Matheney and Janie Bush and grandson, Ezekiel Carlyle.
Sam is survived by his wife, Emma Carlyle; son, Tyrone (Linda) Carlyle; son, Kevin (Denice) Carlyle; daughters Deborah Carlyle and Amanda (Chris) Stock; grandchildren, Keith Carlyle, Danielle Carlyle Villegas, Micah Rogers, and Alex Rogers and six great-grandchildren; brothers, Raymond (Edna) Carlyle and Max (Norma) Carlyle; sisters, Sue (Larry) Boyer, Linda (Don) Rushing, Glenda (Dale) Morgan, Bernice Wray, and Pat (David) Faire. He had many cousins, nieces, nephews, and a multitude of friends that he cared for and loved.
Sam was a member of Morris Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. He also was a member of the Highway 86 gospel singing band for many happy years. He was a dedicated husband, father, and grandfather that will be missed by so many.
Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M., Friday, August 12, 2016 at Morris Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in the Center Point Cemetery.