Prinzie Mae Pyle

March 4, 1944 - September 23, 2021

Prinzie Mae Pyle, age 77, of Newark, DE, passed away on Thursday, September 23, 2021.

Born in Oak Hill, WV, on March 4, 1944, she was a daughter of the late Jacob N. and Bessie M. (Lawhorn) Humphrey. Prinzie worked as a school bus driver for Christina School District for over 25 years until her retirement. In her spare time, she enjoyed playing bingo, Yahtzee, and doing arts and crafts. She was a member of the Newark Senior Center and enjoyed spending time with the many friends she made there.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles L. “Larry” Pyle and granddaughter, Kirsten Pyle. Prinzie is survived by her children, Lisa A. Reed (Wadsworth) and Timothy A. Pyle (Je’anine); grandchildren, Eric Pyle, Madison Pyle, and Regina Reed; and great-grandchildren, Emma and S.J.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am, on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will be held at 11 am. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine per the Governor of Delaware. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Prinzie’s memory to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, PO Box 801889, Dallas, TX 75380.


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14 Condolences for Prinzie Mae Pyle

  • May peace come to you as you remember the fun times, happiness and silly things you shared , with a smile on your face.

  • Prayers for Pyle Family. May you find comfort in the memories you made and the laughs you had.

  • She will be sadly missed. She was loved by everyone who ever knew her.

  • I have very fond memories of Miss Mae from my time at Christina. From my Family to yours, we offer our sincerest sympathy and condolences.

  • I am very sorry for your loss. I remember grooming her dog and Coco. Such a lovely woman she was.
    May Peace be with the family in this time of need. God Bless
    Laura Dickerson

  • I’m so sorry for y’all’s loss Aunt Prinzie was a wonderful person and I enjoyed visiting with her when in Delaware she always had something funny to talk about and I also enjoyed talking with her on the phone I’m going to miss her so much

  • A great lady who I was very happy to know and work with.
    Rest in Peace
    Mae Pyle
    God Bless

  • God bless you all .Mae was a fighter and the strongest woman I know .may she rest in peace with Larry and the two of them laugh and love forever.

  • We will love you and miss you forever. Thank you for welcoming me as one of your own from the first time I met you. Your soul and heart were like no other. May you Rest In Peace, Mommom.

  • I am so sorry for your loss. I don’t think I ever saw Aunt Mae without a smile on her face & happy to see you. At the family reunions, she’d ask me to burn a hot dog for her and I’d reply, I’ll keep it near mine.

    You are all in my thoughts & prayers.

  • I always enjoyed working with Mae during her time with the school district
    She was always right to the point. Always seen her with a smile. Pray that she resting in peace .

  • Our deepest condolences go out for Mae Pyle family

  • Aunt mae thank u for the good times I had when I was a little boy I went to her house to play with match box cars and play with her cat I will miss u very much give uncle Larry a hug for me and say hi to my mom love u P.J.

  • I am so sorry for your loss. My name is Prinzie and my grandmother was a cousins with Prinzie. My grandmothers name was Prinzie Fay Lawhorn and her dad was Frank Lawhorn so I think my grandmother and Bessie were cousins. I grew up in Hinton WV and currently live in Hanover PA. I send my condolences and would love to touch base with anyone if you would like to make contact.