Ida Tyree Hyche
First Lady & District Coordinator
Ida Tyree Hyche is an avid Christian volunteer and global missionary. Her well-known motto is “you can’t complain if you don’t train.” For years she trained young people for life success, loving every impactful moment, gaining the affectionate title of “Ma Hyche.” As a missionary in the African Methodist Episcopal Church for over 20 meritorious years, Mrs. Hyche served in leadership roles as North Alabama Conference Executive Board Member and various committee roles, North Alabama Conference First Vice President, Ninth District Episcopal Director, Young People’s Division, International Editor of The Missionary Magazine (currently). She currently aspires for candidacy as International Second Vice-President of the Connectional Women’s Missionary Society. Mrs. Hyche is a published author, “Bar Studies Inspiration,” and has written several articles in various renown publications in missionary, religious, legal, and military periodicals.
Ida Tyree Hyche is managing partner at Tyree Hyche & Dixon, LLC. A graduate of Birmingham School of Law, Ida's practice concentrates on probate and estate planning, workers' compensation (employee on-the-job injury), and employee wrongful termination/retaliatory discharge, Chapter 7 bankruptcy (personal and business), and non-profit business development. She is an active member of the Alabama State Bar, Birmingham Bar Association Workers Compensation and Probate Sections, Madison County Bar Association, Magic City Bar Association, and the Alabama Association for Justice. On May 13, 2016 Ida was appointed and sworn in by the Honorable Jefferson County Judge of Probate Alan L. King as one of the Jefferson County Administrators for probate matters in environmental litigation cases. She regularly provides pro bono legal services to potential senior citizen clients who can least afford it, through the Birmingham and Madison County Volunteer Lawyer Programs, and certain non-profit organizations.
Born and raised in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on “Stillman Hill,” Mrs. Hyche completed her undergraduate studies at Stillman College in Tuscaloosa. She migrated to Birmingham and worked for a leading federal agency in Human Resources management for over 30 years in its headquarters in Birmingham, Alabama, thence Vestavia, Alabama, Columbia, South Carolina, and retired at the headquarters in Huntsville, Alabama. Ida, concurrently, served the U.S. Army Reserve for over 33 years with officer command leadership positions in Human Resources management in Birmingham, Alabama, Jackson, Mississippi, Columbia, South Carolina, Forest Park, Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia, and Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. She retired in 2011 at the highest chief warrant officer rank, Chief Warrant Officer Five (CW5).
Ida is married to Presiding Elder Albert L Hyche and is the proud mother of Atty. Shade’ A. Hyche Dixon and mother-in-love of music producer/Marketing strategist, Jiwann, "WannD" Dixon.
In her spare time Ida enjoys reading, walking, music, writing, watching college football, and spending time with family and granddog, Sir BruCie. Ida is author of "Bar Studies Inspiration" published in 2013 by Balboa Press.