Mary Alice Byers, 88, of Bloomfield passed away Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton.
Born Sept. 13, 1922 in Greene County, she is the daughter of John and Carrie (Foster) Cooper.
Mary was a homemaker, and loved baby sitting, she was a member of the Antioch Christian Church in rural Bloomfield.
Surviving relatives include her son Richard L. Byers (Joyce) of Bloomfield; two grandsons, Tyler Byers (Courtney Hasler) and Scott Byers (Carol) all of Bloomfield; seven great-grandchildren, Sarah Riggins (Danny), Lisa Vandeventer (Ryan), Amy Byers, Chelsea Byers, Jessica Byers, Kaylea Byers and Cody Byers; and two great grandchildren; Cole Riggins and Blaine Vandeventer.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Franklin L. Byers, on July 6, 1985; one brother, Roy Cooper; one sister, Maurine Laser, one step-sister Edna Jamison and three step-brothers Chester Wantland, Bernard Wantland and Rex Cooper.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 4, and noon Saturday until the hour of service at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, 1 at the funeral home with Rev. Arlen Pope officiating. Burial will follow at Antioch Cemetery in rural Bloomfield.
The family wishes any donations be made to the Antioch Christian Church in Mary's name.
Online condolences to the family can be made at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com.