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Carol Byars

Carol Scherffius Byars, 72, of Union City passed away Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023, at her home.
Graveside services were conducted 2 p.m. Sunday at East View Cemetery. Justin Beard officiated.
Pallbearers were David Byars Jr., Travis Byars, Jason Towery, Bill Evans, Jason Molands and Jamie Byars.
Edmaiston Mosley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Carol was born Sept. 17, 1951, in Obion County, daughter of the late Joseph Lenore and Nellie Louise (Lock) Scherffius. She married David Lee Byars Sr. May 28, 1977. He preceded her in death March 27, 2023.
Carol was a homemaker and a member of Bishop Street Church of Christ.
She is survived by two sons, David Lee Byars Jr. of Mobile, Ala., and Travis Ross Byars and wife, Brittney, of Mineral Bluff, Ga.; three grandchildren, Shelby Byars, Olivia Byars and Cameron Byars, all of Mineral Bluff, Ga.; one sister, Doris Johnson and husband, Carl, of Memphis; and one brother, Freddie Scherffius and wife, Brenda, of Troy.
She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Elsie Caughron, Ruth Scherffius and Barbara White; and two brothers, Henry Scherffius and Trice Scherffius.
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 Published in The Messenger on 11.21.23