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home : obituaries : obituaries January 23, 2022

9/17/2021 7:35:00 PM
Rachel Louise Eades Byers
January 3, 1932 - September 16, 2021

SHERRILLS FORD, N.C. - Rachel Louise Eades Byers, age 89 of Sherrills Ford passed away Thursday, September 16, 2021 at Carolina Caring of Sherrills Ford.

Born January 3, 1932 in Catawba County, she was the daughter of the late Dewey and Eva Goodson Eades. Rachel was a member of Olivet Baptist Church in Catawba. In addition to her parents two brothers, Claude and Bobby Eades; and sister Catherine Gabriel preceded her in death.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 70 years Earl Ray Byers of the home; daughter Terry Byers Setzer and husband, Dennis of Sherrills Ford; two granddaughters Julia Styers and husband Brandon of Catawba, Jennifer Morgan and husband Josh of Lincolnton; four great-grandchildren Rylee Styers, Wesson Styers, Delanie Morgan, Easton Morgan; and brother Charles Eades of Sherrills Ford.

A graveside service will be held, Sunday, September 19, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Olivet Baptist Church Cemetery in Catawba, with Pastor Matt Rummage officiating.

Rachel will lie in state from 1-1:45 p.m. in the church sanctuary prior to the graveside service.

The family will receive friends following the graveside service at the cemetery.

The family requests those in attendance to bring a lawn chair.

Memorials may be made to Olivet Baptist Church WMU.

Visit to register your condolences.

Burke Mortuary of Maiden, N.C. is serving the Byers family.

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