Jamarreo Tyrone Lykes

Published 9:37 am Wednesday, October 9, 2019

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Mr. Jamarreo Tyrone Lykes, 29, of Tuscaloosa, formerly of Atmore, entered his eternal home on Oct. 3, 2019, as a result of a house fire.

A native of Atmore, Jamarreo had resided in Tuscaloosa for most of his life. He graduated in 2009 from Holt High School. He was employed with Wendy’s Restaurant for 12 years, where he had worked his way up from crew member, to manager, to his present position of general manager.

He was a hard worker as he also worked with Circle K stores in Tuscaloosa. In his leisure, he enjoyed traveling, shopping and most of all enjoying time with his family and friends. He was a breath of fresh air and lit up the room with his smile and presence. His favorite saying was “2 Play” and his favorite college football team was the Georgia Bulldogs.

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He was preceded in death by his brother, Kwamane Lykes.

Those left to celebrate his life and cherish memories and celebrate his life are his mother, Towaka Townsend of Tuscaloosa; two sisters, Vialenisha Lykes and Niache Lykes both of Tuscaloosa; his grandparents, Mildred Lykes of Atmore and Jimmy Lykes of Columbia, S.C.; a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, co workers and friends.

A celebration of life service will be held this Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Gaines Chapel AME Church in Atmore with the Rev. Amos Smith- host pastor and Evangelist Cindy Stots-Pruitt as eulogist.

Thine earthly bed shall lie in Stallworth Cemetery. Public viewing will be this Friday from 2-7 p.m. at the funeral home. His body will lie in repose at the church for one hour prior to the funeral service with Turner Funeral Chapel directing.