Ms. Alma Lee Byers, age 74, Limestone, passed away Friday, September 20, 2013, at the Johnson City Medical Center.
Ms. Byers was a native of Washington County and daughter of the late Robert Lee & Ella Alma Sliger. In addition to her parents, Ms. Byers was also preceded in death by three brothers, Curtis Byers, Eugene Byers and Dillard Byers.
She was a member of Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church.
Mrs. Byers was a graduate of Washington College Academy. She was an Accountant for the State of Tennessee Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Service.
Survivors include a sister, Betty Willis, Limestone; nieces and nephews, Debbie Byers, Diane Byers, both of Limestone, Susie Woods Byers, Greeneville, Jenny Bennett, Telford, Joe Byers, Jonesborough, and Lynn Willis, Limestone; several great and great-great nephews and nieces; and a friend, Paul Holt.
The family will like to extend a special thank you to 911 Dispatcher and Washington County EMS for their caring and professional service.
Funeral services will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, September 21, 2013, at the Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Rev. Buddy Jones officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Saturday prior to the service.
Interment services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 22, 2013, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jerry Bitner, Gary Stayer, Mike Willis, Wilbur Saults, Johnny Willis and Ronnie Lambert. Honorary pallbearers will be Robbie McBride, Dr. Ed Pecks, Dr. Jeff Ferro, Robie McBride and Orville Sliger.
Condolences may be sent to the Byers family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, 753-3821