Originally created 05/08/99

Ms. Virginia Byars



GREENWOOD, S.C. -- Ms. Virginia Edwards Byars, 78, of 1121 North Lake Drive, died Friday, May 7, 1999, at her residence.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at South Greenwood Pentecostal Holiness Church with the Rev. Lawrence Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Park, Greenville.

Ms. Byars, a native of Jacksonville, Fla., was a member of South Greenwood Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Survivors include a son, Milton M. Byars, Greenwood; a daughter, Brenda B. Gibson, Augusta; a sister, Carolyn Edwards, Rockville, Md.; and four grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Justin Byars, Eric Norton, Amos Harper, Dewitt Pressley, Myron Toney, Guy Reed and Ron Massey.

Memorials may be made to Holmes Bible College, 115 Briggs Ave., Greenville, SC 29601.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Blyth Funeral Home.