EATON — Mary Ellen Byers, age 86, of Eaton, passed away Friday, April 14, 2017, at her residence. She was born April 18, 1930, in Union City, Indiana, to the late William Franklin and Alice Pauline (Conklin) Yoder. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Harold M. Byers, whom passed away in 2001; sister Ruby Edger; and brothers Jim, Frank and Joe Yoder. She is survived by her daughters, Sheri (Tim) Chewning of Moraine, Paula Byers of Eaton and Jeanne (Ihsan) Kurani of Florida; grandchildren, Emel (A.J.) Milavetz, Tiffany (Chris) Baker, Melisa Kurani, Edward (Valerie) Woolverton and Elizabeth (Dan) Tromberg; great-grandchildren Isabella Zamora, Emma Kate Woolverton and Aylin Milavetz; sisters, Barbara Foreman and Linda Yoder; special friends and caregivers Samantha Wolfe, Jayma Randolph and Carol Detling; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday at the Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, 226 W. Main Street, Eaton, Ohio. Burial will be in Royal Oak Memorial Gardens, Brookville. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Salvation Army. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com .
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