Mrs. Avie D. Tyra, age 77 of Winfield, passed away on Thursday, October 16, 2014 in the Northwest Medical Center in Winfield. Mrs. Tyra was preceded in death by her parents, David and Lizzie McCollum Tyra, husband Samuel Baker, brothers, Joe, Boots, J.D., and Shine Tyra, and 2 sisters, Mallie McClinton and Katherine Tyra. She is survived by a special nephew, Roy Lee Tyra (Thelma) of Columbus GA, sisters, Billie Nalls of Fayette, and Faye Bolling (William) of Glen Allen, a brother, Raymond Tyra (Gloria) of Birmingham, sisters in law, Dimple Tyra of Wisconsin, and Mandy Tyra of Illinois. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, Oct. 25th from the Piney Grove Church of Christ with burial to follow in the adjoining cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Friday evening at the funeral home. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Tyra Family.