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Shirley Byassee

She was a former resident of Union City.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Brother Charles Southerland and Brother Eric Burress will officiate. Burial will follow in the Benton Cemetery in Benton, Ky.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home from noon until the hour of services Sunday.
Pallbearers will be Tony Dillahunt, John Jerry Dillahunt, Terry Dillahunt, Jordan Davis, Scott Johnson and Madison Uzzle. Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Davis, Danny Kelly and Thomas Byassee.
Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to The Byassee Family Memorial, in care of BB & T, 500 Main St., Murray, KY 42071.
She was born Nov. 6, 1945, in Benton, daughter of the late Ross and Lillie (McClain) Griffith. She married the Rev. Larry Ray Byassee May 14, 1966. He died Oct. 26, 2014. Mrs. Byassee was a homemaker and a member of Wynnburg Baptist Church.
She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Treasa (Byassee) and Tim Beane of Hazel, Ky., and Michelle (Byassee) and Jeremy Lyell of Hermitage; her adopted daughter and her husband, Paula and Bruce Davis of Union City; four grandchildren, Rachel Beane of Hazel, Chelsea Myers of Little Rock, Ark., and Jordan Davis and Chloe Davis, both of Union City.
She was also preceded in death by her sister, Betty Ross Griffith.
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