Ora Mae Byers
Graveside services for Ora Mae Byers, 98, of Ada are at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Rosedale Cemetery. Bro. Dan Cusher will officiate.
Mrs. Byers passed away Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, at her home.
She was born Aug. 5, 1921, in Temple to Joseph Martmore and Ira Lee Stewart Payne. She attended Hickory schools and graduated from Hickory High School.
She married Derward Ira "Doc" Byers on Aug. 23, 1941. He preceded her in death March 10, 1995.
Mrs. Byers was the vice president of Insurance Underwriter Ebey-McCauley from 1964-1995. She had been a member of Morris Memorial Baptist Church and later Homer Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son, James Byers and his wife, Glinda, of Ada; two daughters, Joyce Walker and husband, Glenn, of Ada and Pat Raymond and husband, Harold, of Kaufman; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a nephew she reared, Ricky Byers.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a grandson, Michael Wayne Thurman.
Bearers will be her grandchildren.
Published on September 30, 2019


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2 posts

Tammy (Young) Danker
Oct 03, 2019
My mother was dorthey Payne we used to come to your house a lot when I was little... your were a very sweet lady.
Gene and Vivian Thompson
Oct 01, 2019
Praise God, she is in the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.