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Evelyn R. Byerly

May 22, 1921 January 6, 2019
Evelyn R. Byerly
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DEERFIELD – Evelyn Pearl Reeves Byerly, 97, formerly of Deerfield, died Sunday (January 6, 2019) in Bridgewater Home. 

Born May 22, 1921 in Mt. Solon, she was a daughter of William Paul and Mary Annie (Senger) Reeves.  She graduated from North River High School and was later employed there as a cook for several years.  A dedicated homemaker, she was hospitable, gracious and kind, always ready to welcome friends to her dinner table.  She was a member of Deerfield Baptist Church and the Women’s Missionary Union. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dewey Alfred Byerly; a son, Steve M. Byerly; a sister, Mary Catherine Harlow; and two brothers, Bob Reeves, and Weldon Reeves and his wife Betty.   

Surviving are two sons, Rev. Clarence E. Byerly and wife Dianne of Baltimore, and Allen D. Byerly of Deerfield; two brothers and three sisters-in-law, Earl Reeves and wife Jessie of Mt. Solon, Richard Reeves and wife Maralee all of Mt. Solon, and Eva Reeves of Bridgewater; a granddaughter, Erin Hope and husband Nick of Baltimore; numerous nieces and nephews; and a special friend and former caregiver, Goldie Morris of Deerfield. 

A graveside funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, January 10 in Deerfield Community Cemetery. 

Memorials may be directed to the Deerfield Valley Volunteer Rescue Squad, PO Box 19, Deerfield, VA  24432; or to the Alzheimers Association, 355 Rio Rd., Suite 102, Charlottesville, VA  22901. 

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11:00 AM 1/10/2019 11:00:00 AM
Deerfield Community Cemetery

Marble Valley Rd.
Deerfield, VA 24432

Deerfield Community Cemetery
Marble Valley Rd. Deerfield 24432 VA
United States

Cemetery Details


Deerfield Community Cemetery Final Resting Place

Marble Valley Rd.
Deerfield, VA 24432

Marble Valley Rd. Deerfield 24432 VA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Deerfield Valley Volunteer Fire Dept. and Rescue Squad

P. O. Box 19
Deerfield, VA 24432

Alzheimer's Association

355 Rio Road West
Suite 102
Charlottesville, VA 22901

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