Friday, March 26, 2010

Byers, Ulysses S.

Ulysses S. Byers

AKA: Ulysses S. Byers; Emanuel Ulysses Byers

RESIDENCES: As of Feb 1918, Woodsfield, Route 2.

OBITUARY: Ulysses S. Byers
Ulysses S. Byers, aged 74 years, passed away at his home on the Woodsfield - Graysville road about 9:00 o'clock Tuesday morning, April 11, 1939. He had been ill for the last few weeks.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Jane A. Christy Byers; one daughter, Mrs. George Crawford, of Columbus, [OH], and two sons, Roy C. Byers of the home who is Deputy Auditor of Monroe Co., and Alonzo A. Byers, principal of the Hannibal Rural High School. Many more distant relatives and scores of friends also survive.

Mr. Byers was a lifelong resident of the Graysville community, a good farmer, fine neighbor and friend. Friendly in disposition and hospitable in his home, he was respected by all who knew him. The bereaved family have universal sympathy in their hour of sorrow.

Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon in charge of Rev. W.A. Weddle. Short services at the home were followed by final rites at Conner Ridge M.E. Church and were largely attended. Beautiful floral tributes attested the sympathy of many friends of the family.
(Source: Obituaries of Monroe Co., Ohio, Volume 2, compiled by Ruth Dougherty Hogue, p. 6)

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