Alta Marie Tyler

Written by Muleskinner Staff

Alta Marie Tyler, age 90, of Warrensburg, Missouri, passed away Thursday, Feb.19, at Country Club Care Center.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, February 24, 2015, at Sweeney-Phillips and Holdren Funeral Home in Warrensburg, Missouri, with Reverend Wes Pulis and Reverend Todd Griffith officiating.

Alta Marie Tyler
Alta Marie Tyler

Interment will follow at Liberty Cemetery north of Warrensburg, Missouri.
The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until service Tuesday at the funeral home.
She was born March 10, 1924, in Warrensburg, Missouri, the daughter of Finis Joshua and Effie May (Graves) Wilson.
On Feb. 14, 1943, she was united in marriage to James Delmar Hunter in Warrensburg, Missouri. He preceded her in death on June 25, 1974. On January 25, 1979, she was united in marriage to Kenneth Tyler in Kansas City, Missouri.
Alta was a graduate of Warrensburg College High School Class of 1942. She spent many happy years as a partner in owning and operating Walker’s Restaurant in downtown Warrensburg, Missouri. Alta was a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church where she was a Sunday school teacher for many years. Alta loved her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and loved spending time with them.
Alta is survived by her husband Kenneth Tyler, one son, Freddie Hunter and wife Betty and one step-daughter, Karen Homoly and husband Clarke, all of Warrensburg, Missouri; one brother, Raymond Wilson and wife Floretta of Lee’s Summit, Missouri; two sister in-laws, Mary Wilson of Warrensburg, Missouri, and Theresa Wilson of Columbia, Missouri; six grandchildren: Michael Hunter and wife Sherry, Steven Hunter and wife Angie, Rondal Hunter and wife Laura, Richard Bruce and wife Lori, Brent Northcutt, Rafael Maxson and husband Tris, 10 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, one son, Harold Hunter, five brothers: Homer, Roy, Paul, Kenneth and Russell Wilson, and two sisters, Mildred Lockard Hillsman and Velma Swope Palmer.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Mt. Zion Baptist Church or the Show-Me Christian Youth Home and both can be left in care of the Sweeney-Phillips and Holdren Funeral Home in Warrensburg, Missouri