August 11, 1927 ~ May 23, 2021
Born in: Asheville, NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Miriam Thomason Byerly, 93, passed away Sunday, May 23, 2021, at her home in Malvern Hills.
Mrs. Byerly was born August 11, 1927, in Asheville to the late Charles Winfield Thomason and Bertha Mosseller Thomason. She was married for 55 years to the late Walter Eugene Byerly, Sr. who died in 2001, and was also preceded in death by her brother, Charles W. Thomason, Jr.
Miriam was a faithful member of Trinity United Methodist Church where she served as president of her Sunday school class and as treasurer of the Church Circle. She retired as a receptionist at UNC-A.
She is survived by her daughter, Judy Waycaster (Charles), son Walter Eugene “Gene” Byerly, Jr. (Judy); granddaughters, Brittney Burdick (Kyle) and Jordan Benners (Kirk); great-grandchildren, Cana, Micah, Charis and Asher Burdick and Raelynn, Jackson and Ryann Lane Benners; nephew Scott Thomason (Jo Carol) and great-niece, Elizabeth Thomason Ray (Colin).
Miriam will be buried adjacent to Walt following a private family graveside service at Green Hills Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 587 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806.