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Goucher Baptist Church Cemetery

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Goucher Baptist Church
Monday January 28th, 2019
12:30pm - 1:45pm

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Goucher Baptist Church
Monday January 28th, 2019

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Debra Byars

Debbie Byars Gaffney, SC. Debra “Debbie” Byars, 55, loving wife of Bobby “Goat” Byars of Goucher School Road went home to be with the Lord Thursday January 24, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. Born December 13, 1963 in Spartanburg, she was a daughter of the late Clarence Bright and Linda Gail Lawter Ayers. She was a member of Goucher Baptist Church and a full time House Wife. Surviving in addition to her husband are sons, Thomas Byars and wife Tina, Brandon Byars and wife Kayla all of Gaffney; grandchildren, Maggie Grace Byars, Mollie Rayne Byars, Maysen Brooks Byars, Myra Gail Byars and her loving dog Gizmo. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:45 p.m. Monday, January 28, 2019 at Goucher Baptist Church. Funeral Services will follow at 2:00 p.m. at the church with Rev. Matt Love, Rev. Clifford Phillips and Rev. Eddie Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 2101 Rexford Rd #165W, Charlotte, NC 28211 or to Regional Hospice 1530 Drayton Road, Spartanburg, SC 29307 The family is at the home. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting www.harrisnadeaumortuary.com Harris-Nadeau Mortuary Chesnee, SC.

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I only met her a few times but she was always smiling and had an amazing personality. Praying for the byars family.

RandyJennifer Burgess Jan 29 2019 10:03 PM

Debbie was a very special person to say the least. I have known her since a child and was always welcome there. She, like Goat is a pillar in the community. She was a mother to many and always made everyone feel welcome in her home. Her home was your home and that rang through and through as her boys grew older. My heart breaks for Goat, Thomas and Brandon.y prayers are with you and your family.

Michael Pittman Jan 28 2019 1:03 PM

I am so sorry to hear of Debbie's passing. Please know that your family is in my prayers.

Niccie Dearing Jan 28 2019 10:01 AM

Y'all are in my thoughts and prayers. I've only met Ms. Debbie 3 times face to face. What started out with me friending Goat thinking he was my cousin (he's not) gave me a true friend in Ms. Debbie. Our topic of conversation was mostly about our kids and grandkids. You will me truly missed precious lady.

Rhonda Upchurch Jan 27 2019 8:22 AM

My hearts is with this special family.. A family ive Known my entire life.. Have been friends with Mrs. Debbies boys and have loved Goat and Debbie forever. Mrs. Debbie believed in me first and ill knever forget that. Thank yall for showing me so much trust and love.. I'm deeply sorry for the loss of Mrs. Debbie. She was an extraordinary person with a tremendous heart and she will be missed.. I love y'all very much. And I'm praying for the family's comfort..

Kayla phillips Jan 26 2019 8:57 AM

I know that Debbie has touched many. She was always smiling and talking about her grandkids. She will be very missed. Praying for peace and moments filled with the most precious of all memories.

Angela Moorhead Jan 25 2019 5:39 PM

Sorry to hear of the passing of Debra. Prayers for you and your family.

easter s fisher Jan 25 2019 2:56 PM

I've known this Goucher family for many years. We have enjoyed having their children and grandchildren at Goucher Elementary School. My relationship with this family changed into a friendship many years ago. Debbie will truly be missed by all. May God continue to comfort this loving family and bring peace to them. I love ya'll!!! Much love, Cindy McCluney

Cindy McCluney Jan 25 2019 2:05 PM