March 19, 2004

Johnnie Waymon Byers


Johnnie Waymon Byers, 86, of Gainesville, Ga. passed away Tuesday, March 16, 2004.

Mr. Byers was a member of Forest Park United Methodist Church as well as a member of Lakewood Baptist Church in Gainesville. He was a member of the Golden Nugget Club as well as a member of the Masons. Mr. Byers served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Services will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 20 at McBride Funeral Home, Ripley, Miss.

Survivors include his son, Kenneth and Linda Byers of Gainesville; grandchildren, Elizabeth Kelly, Allison Clifton and Jonathan Byers; great-grandchildren, Kelsey Clifton, Erin Kelly and Ashley Kelly; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 9 p.m. today at McBride Funeral Home.

Parkway Garden Chapel, Forest Park is in charge of arrangements. (404) 366-3522.