Delagene Byers (Boyette)
Delagene Boyette Byers of Mineral Springs passed away November 5, 2014 at Baptist Health in Little Rock. She was born on November 20, 1948 in Nashville, Arkansas and was the daughter of the late Delma and Frances Smith Boyette.
A 1966 graduate of Nashville High School, she attended Henderson State University and was the owner of B's Quick Stop. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
She was strong as an ox, was very giving, and endured several health obstacles in her life but approached all with a positive attitude.
Her twin sons were the light of her life. Matthew Blake Byers and Michael Brock Byers both live in Mineral Springs as does her husband, Ralph Byers.
Delagene is also survived by her sister Joy Byers (David) of Nashville, her brother Del Boyette of Little Rock, and her nephew Davey (Kim) Byers of Gillette, Wyoming. She is survived by many cousins, relatives and friends , including a special cousin Angela Allen. A very special best friend, Elizabeth Moore also survives.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Derlis Martino and Nurse Practitioner Ellen Shadwick for never giving up on her and for the care she received.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday, November 9, 2014 at the Nashville Funeral Home, 1208 West Sunset in Nashville. Visitation will be at 1:00 prior to the service at the funeral home. Graveside will follow in Mineral Springs Cemetery.
The family ask that memorials be made to Baptist Health Foundation, 9601 Interstate 630, Exit 7,
Little Rock, Arkansas 72205 or to the Howard Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, Medical Circle Drive, Nashville, Arkansas 71852 or to a favorite charity.