Cheyenne Dakota Tyree
March 20, 1942 ‒ September 21, 2015
Cheyenne Dakota Tyree, A.K.A. Virginia Knight, age 73 of Marion, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 21, 2015 at Prim Rose of Marion.
Cheyenne was born on March 20, 1942 in Delaware County, OH, the daughter of Murray Samuel and Mabel Dell (Moyer) Gast. She attended Marion Harding High School and graduated in the class of 1961. Cheyenne spent 10 years living in South Carolina, 20 years in Mississippi and then moved back to Marion in March of 1998.
She worked as a prison guard/corrections officer at the Marion Corrections Facility for 16 years. Cheyenne was an avid reader, she also loved to cross stitch and embroider. She loved her faithful German Shepherd, Princess and had a fondness for driving her Ford Mustang.
She is survived by her children: David Brown, Barry Brown, Troy Sullivan and Shane Sullivan; Step-mother Mary Gast of Arizona; brothers: Phillip Gast and Patrick (Sarah) Gast both of Marion; Special friends: Bonnie Jolliff and Raetta Thompson both of Marion.
Cheyenne is preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at the Denzer-Farison-Hottinger & Snyder Funeral Home, 360 East Center, St. Marion from 11AM to 1PM; Funeral services will immediately follow at 1PM with Pastor Floyd Radebaugh officiating; Burial will be in Ashley Union Cemetery.
If so desired, donations may be sent to the American Cancer Society.
The Denzer-Farison-Hottinger & Snyder Funeral Home is honored to be serving Cheyenne’s family and condolences may be expressed at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com