Maxine Cline Lyle Obituary

December 26, 2016 Obituary

Maxine Cline Lyle, East Liverpool, Ohio - obit

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – Maxine Cline Lyle, who had made her home on the Calcutta Smiths Ferry Road for many years, passed away at the Stone Pear Pavilion in Chester, West Virginia at 7:30 a.m. Monday, December 26, 2016. She was 89.

Maxine was born on July 3, 1927 in East Liverpool, a daughter of the late Gaylord and Leticia Wolfgang Cline.

A 1945 graduate of East Liverpool High School, she later became involved in the East Liverpool High School Alumni Association.

On July 26, 1948, she married Donald D. Lyle, who preceded her in death on September 9, 1990.

She had been a sales associate at the former Olson’s Department Store at one time and was a loving and devoted homemaker, wife and mother.

A member of LaCroft Nazarene Church, Maxine enjoyed flower gardening.

She is survived by a daughter, Debbie White and her husband, Tom, of East Liverpool; as well as a son, Donald L. Lyle and his wife, Barbara, of Grove City, Pennsylvania. There are five grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

Also surviving is a sister, Gerri Ziegler of Florida.

A brother, Richard Cline, preceded her in death.

Maxine’s grandson, Rev. Michael Lyle, will conduct a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 28 at the Dawson Funeral Home.

Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, prior to the service.

Burial will take place at Columbiana County Memorial Park.

View Maxine’s memorial webpage and express condolences to the family online at

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A television tribute will air Friday, December 30 at the following approximate times:
12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.