Cuba Lyle was born in Newport, Washington to Joseph Peter Berneck and Nellie (Hepburn) Berneck in 1908. With her first husband, Theodore Vander Weyst she had her first daughter Joy (Vander Weyst) Atkin. In 1936 she married George Albert Hall Jr., a widower with 6 children living in Northern Idaho. They moved to Washington, Utah not long afterwards. She became actively involved in the community and schools. In 1950 she lost her second husband to a two year terminal illness. Eighteen months later Cuba married LeRoy Lyle. They operated the Liberty Café in St. George for eight years and sold out only to see “Roy” succumb to acute Leukemia. During her life in Washington County, she was an active local historian and participated in a variety of local planning and historical committees including the county Agricultural Planning Committee, Centennial History Committee, and the County Fair Board. She continued her community involvement until her death in 2000.