Mary Maxine (Sneed) Lyman

Mary Lyman Obituary PhotoMary Maxine (Sneed) Lyman, 85, of Shell Knob, MO, formerly of Clever, MO, August 23, 1935 - July 8, 2021.

Mary Maxine Lyman, age 85, of Shell Knob, Missouri, passed away July 8, 2021. She entered this life August 23, 1935, in Clever, Missouri, the daughter of Henry and Alice (Jacques) Sneed. Her parents have preceded her in death. She was joined in marriage June 14, 1953, to Lloyd C. Lyman Jr.

Having an eye for beauty, Mary was known for her artwork with painting and was an award-winning florist. During her working days, she was an accounting secretary. A great wife, mother, and grandmother, Mary loved with her whole heart and left her legacy with those she loved. She will be greatly missed.

Mary is survived by her husband of 68 years, Lloyd C. Lyman; three sons: Tom (Janice) Lyman of Gabbs, Nevada; Randy (Linda) Lyman of Shell Knob, Missouri; and Brian (Brenda) Lyman of Snowflake, Arizona; three grandchildren: Tom Jr., Dustin, and Jarrod; and a sister, Shirley (Greg) Swinney of Sun City, Arizona.

No formal services are currently planned. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks. To leave an online condolence, please visit

Published on on July 9, 2021.