She was born on Dec. 3, 1929, in Bradley County.
She was the daughter of the late Columbus Blaine Dixon and Mittie Shell Dixon. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Afton William Kyle Sr.; brothers: Tom and Virgil Dixon; aunts: Kittie Headrick, Flora Petitt; and uncle, Lester Shell.
She attended Community Hall Church.
Survivors include her sons: Johnny Cash and his wife, Carol, and Michael Kile, all of Cleveland; daughters: Janice Clark of Cleveland, Diane Congioloso and her husband, Bruce, of Dayton and Kathy Kile of Hixson; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson; sisters: Dorothy Brackett and her husband, Hubert, Thelma Carey, Alma Crye, Margie Sue Vaughn, all of Cleveland; her ex-husband, S.T. McGhee of Cleveland; and several nieces and nephews.
A Remembrance of Life service will held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010, at the Wildwood Avenue Chapel of Jim Rush Funeral Homes with the Rev. Kenneth Stansberry officiating.
Entombment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with family serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until the service time Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Teen Challenge International Mid-South Headquarters, 1108 W. 33rd Street Chattanooga, TN 37410.
Her memorial book maybe signed at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com