Meridian Star

Obituaries

February 8, 2013

Lyla Ulmer Dreier

MERIDIAN —

    Services for Lyla Ulmer Dreier will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church in Rose Hill, with the Rev. Phillip Smith officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Methodist Church Cemetery with Robert Barham Family Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

    Mrs. Dreier, 87, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at Baptist Hospital in Jackson.  Lyla Ulmer Dreier was born on April 17, 1925. She spent her early years in Meridian. She graduated from high school in 1942 and then went to Germany to work in the Nurenberg Trials. Mr. Dreier graduated from West Point in 1946 and was sent to Germany, where they were married in Wiesbaden. His first assignment was in Pittsburgh, Pa. They went to Japan for three years then Ft. Lee, Va., where Donald resigned from the Army and went to work with Exxon. They lived in numerous places, including Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.; Peekskill, N.Y.; Beirut, Lebanon; Caracas, Venezuela; Summit, N.J.; Brussels, Belgium; Stanford, Conn.; Jensen Beach, Fla. and Jackson.

    She is survived by her children: Susan D. Culverhouse, who resides in Ft. Pierce, Fla., Elizabeth Ann Dreier Fullman, who resides in Ridgeland, and Donald Warren Dreier Jr., who resides in Singapore; seven grandchildren; her brother, Roland Curtis Ulmer Sr., who resides in Athens, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald W. Dreier Sr.; and son, Henry Brian Dreier.

    Visitation will be held Saturday, from 4 p.m.-6 p.m. at the funeral home.

    Family and friends may sign the online guest book at robertbarhamffh.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
Biz Marquee
New Today
Poll

A study by Ohio State University states that eating a candy bar when a person is hungry could prevent fights between husbands and wives because glucose helps with self-control. Do you think this is true?

Yes
No
     View Results
Facebook
Facebook
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
Tributes Mark Boston Bombing Anniversary Raw: Kan. Shooting Suspect Faces Judge US Supports Ukraine's Efforts to Calm Tensions Suspect in Kansas Shootings Faces Murder Charges Ukraine: Military Recaptures Eastern Airport Raw: Storm Topples RVs Near Miss. Gulf Coast NASA Showcases Lunar Eclipse Pistorius Cries During Final Cross-Examination The Boston Marathon Bombing: One Year Later Michael Phelps Set to Come Out of Retirement First Women Move to Army Platoon Artillery Jobs Sex Offenders Charged in Serial Killings Police: Woman Stored Dead Babies in Garage OC Serial Murder Suspects May Have More Victims Family: 2 Shot in Head at Kan. Jewish Center Raw: Horse Jumping Inspires 'Bunny Hop' After Attack, Officials Kill 5 Bears in Florida Popular Science Honors Year's Top Inventions ND Oil Boom Attracting Drug Traffickers
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide