NEW MADRID - Syble Maxine Byerly, 77, went to be with the Lord Dec. 15, 2006, at her home in New Madrid.
Born Aug. 21, 1929, in Lilbourn, to Myrtle M. Evans Smith of Lilbourn and the late Loy Smith, she was a member of the Crowe Methodist Church, near Matthews, and also a member of the American Legion Post 595 Women's Auxiliary in New Madrid.
In addition to her mother, survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, Bill and Shirley Byerly of Orange Beach, Ala., and Rick and Camilla Byerly of Cape Girardeau; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Janet Tyner of Jonesboro, Ark., Joanne and David Holley of Whittenburg and Barbara and Fred Graham of Charter Oak; one brother and sister-in-law, James L. and Mary Ann Smith of New Palestine, Ind.; eight grandchildren; 11 great-
grandchildren; and her special friends, the whole American Legion Post 595 Women's Auxiliary, Charlotte Grissom and Helen McGuire.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by one son-in-law, Clay Tyner, and one infant brother, Charles Frederick Smith.
Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. today at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid, where services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday. The Rev. Kevin Mills will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery at New Madrid.