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In Memory Of Our Poets

Renota D. Tyus (1986-2008) - Class Of 2004

A Time To Live: Renota D. Tyus better known as ''Lolly,'' ''Lil Wayne,'' was born in Montgomery, AL on June 29, 1986 to his committed loyal parents, Carolyn Marie Tyus and Wayne Orlando Fitzpat­rick. His life touched many people.  His loving ways, smile and witty sayings, made all he came in contact with fall in love with him.  He was a graduate of the 2004 class of Sidney Lanier High School.  A Time To Die: The Lord called Renota Tyus home on May 17th 2008 in Montgom­ery, AL.  A Time To Plant: Renota ex­cepted Christ at an early age and was baptized into the fel­lowship of the Bethel Mission­ary Baptist Church by Pastor Calvin McTier, Ph.D.  A Time To Be Free: Funeral services will be held Fri., May23, 2008 at 11:00 AM from Bethel Missionary Bapt. Church with Pastor Calvin McTier officiating.  Interment will follow in Oakwood Annex Cemetery with Phillips-Riley Funeral Home directing. Renota was a loving and car­ing father to Devonta M. Tyus and Renajah S. Tyus; brothers, Shamus Tyus, Mario Rodgers, Kevin Temple, David and Pat­rick Thornton, all of Montg., AL; sisters, Ronea Tyus and Jada Sharheim Thornton, both of Montg., AL; nephew, Cameron Holston; grand­mother, Alice Tyus, grandfa­ther, Phillip (Eunice) Tyus, Jr., great-grandmother, Lillie Mae Brewer, Pensacola, FL; aunts, Rochell (Stanley) Robinson, Montg., AL; Shirley (Leroy) Dixon, Selma, AL; Mrs. Ste­phanie Montgomery, Syra­cuse NY; Lou Jean Fitzpatrick-Floyd, Anderson, IN; Diana Gilliam, San Antonio, TX; Bren­da Fitzpatrick, Theodora (John) Harshan, Montg., AL; Peggy Fitzpatrick, Munice, IN; uncles, Phillip (Jimmie Mae) Tyus, III; Melvin (LaTonja) Tyus, Sr.; Tirre (Bridgette) Tyus, Montg., AL; Mack Arthur Tyus, Leon (Doris) Tyus, Selma, AL; Thaddeus (Madis) Fitzpatrick, Tuscaloosa, AL; and a host of other relatives and friends. The body will lie in state one hour prior to funeral services.
Publication Date: 05/22/2008