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Wanda Jean Taylor Byers

Wanda Jean Taylor Byers, 79, of Warne, passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2019 in Hall County, Ga.

She was born in Bell County, Texas to the late Millard and Geraldine Garner Taylor. She was a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church in Hayesville. Wanda loved her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed her work at the Country Cottage where she made many acquaintances and friends during her time at the restaurant.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one brother, Millard Dean Taylor; four sisters, Geneva Taylor, Joanne Nalley, Margie Sharp and Aletta White.

She is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Fred Byers; three sons, Danny Byers, of Wellington, Fla., Benny Byers, of Belton, Texas and Mike Byers, of Warne; one daughter, Sheryl Miller and husband, Steve, of Warne; one brother, Jimmy Taylor, of Corsicana, Texas; one sister, Janet Leigh Fitzgerald, of Belton, Texas; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held at 12 p.m. Saturday, June 29 at the First Free Will Baptist Church. Rev. Chris Rumfelt, Rev. Johnny Foster and Rev. Billy Stiles officiated.

The family received friends from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, June 29 at the First Free Will Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the First Free Will Baptist Church, 259 Tusquittee Street, Hayesville, N.C. 28904. 

Townson-Rose Funeral Home: was in charge of arrangements.

Clay County Progress

Mailing Address: PO Box 483, Hayesville, NC 28904
Physical Address: 43 Main Street, Hayesville, NC 28904
Phone: 828-389-8431
Fax: 828-389-9997