Rachel Byers Obituary (1932 – 2021) – Sherrills Ford, North Carolina
January 3, 1932 – September 16, 2021
Rachel Louise Eades Byers, 89, of Sherrills Ford, died Thursday, September 16, 2021 in 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 the Olivet Baptist Church in Catawba. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by two brothers, Claude and Bobby Eades; and his sister, Catherine Gabriel.
It only remains to cherish her memory, her husband of 70 years, Earl Ray Byers of the house; daughter, Terry Byers Setzer and husband, Dennis of Sherrills Ford; two granddaughters, Julia Styers and her husband, Brandon of Catawba, and Jennifer Morgan and her husband, Josh of Lincolnton; four great-grandchildren, Rylee Styers, Wesson Styers, Delanie Morgan and Easton Morgan; and his brother, Charles Eades of Sherrills Ford.
A funeral service will be held on Sunday, September 19 at 2 p.m. at the Olivet Baptist Church Cemetery in Catawba, with Pastor Matt Rummage as officiant. Rachel will go to bed from 1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. in the church sanctuary before the funeral service. The family will receive the friends after the funeral service at the cemetery. The family asks those present to bring a garden chair.
Memorials can be made at Olivet Baptist Church WMU
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