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April 1, 2013

Winona Mae Byers, 94; of Sellersburg

Funeral services for Winona Mae Byers, 94, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, at the Garr Funeral Home, Sellersburg, with burial to follow at Sellersburg Cemetery. She died Sunday, March 31, 2013, at Maple Manor Christian Home. 

She was a homemaker and a charter member at Speed Memorial Church. Her family was her pride and joy.

Survivors include a daughter,  Linda Reed and her husband Ed, of Charlestown; daughter-in-law, Marsha Byers, of Sellersburg;  sister, Iola Sterrett, of Frankfort, Ind.; grandchildren,  Michelle Flannagan and her husband John, Matt Byers and his wife Gwen, Mark Byers and his wife Deeann, J.T. Byers and his wife Sarah, Tracy Reed and Leah Reed; eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Byers; a son, Mike Byers; and a brother, Sylvan Roy. 

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and anytime after 9 a.m. until the time of service on Wednesday. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Maple Manor Christian Home. 

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