Connie Byars, 75, went to her heavenly home on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at the NMMC in Tupelo, MS. She was born October 10, 1941 in Calhoun City. She was the daughter of the late Maurice Stewart and the late Elaine Murphree Stewart. She was a retired beautician and a member of Calhoun City First Baptist Church. Connie was a loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She had a heart of gold and a spunky personality. Connie passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and friends. She will be missed dearly.
Pryor Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive friends on Friday, February 17, 2017 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm at Pryor Funeral Home in Calhoun City.
A funeral service honoring her life will be held Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 2:00pm in the Pryor Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Rev. Jimmy Vance. Burial will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Mitchell Russell, Chad Lucius, Brad Skelton, Austin Griffin, Jay Russell, and Tim Walls.
Honorary pallbearers will be Hal Reese, Jr., Jamie Rutherford, Thomas Earl Latham, and Jimmy Hardin.
She is survived by her two daughters, Teresa (Steve) Thompson, Doerun, GA and Gina (Jay) Russell, Calhoun City; step-daughter, Donna Byars, Calhoun City; two sisters, Jerry (Bill) Pepin, Lubbock, TX, and Margaret Miller, Lafayette, LA; three grandchildren, Jessica (Brad) Skelton, Kristin Russell, and Morgan Russell all of Calhoun City; one great-grandchild, Whitley Skelton.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Online condolences can be left for the family at pryorfuneralhome.com.