Unknown Newspaper Feb. 1971
Mrs. Laura Byers
Mrs. Laura Leona Byers, 87, Salem, died in the Mercy hospital, Iowa City at 6:05 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21. Mrs. Byers had entered the hospital on Friday after falling and suffering a hip fracture. She had been making her home with Mrs. Maude Collins in Mt. Pleasant this winter.
She was born May 14, 1883 in Jackson Township, Henry County, Iowa. The daughter of John and Olive Collins Grubb.
She was married to Orlando Byers on May 9, 1901. He preceded her in death on June 1,1943.
She attended the Salem Friends Church.
She is survived by one son, Harold and his wife, Grace, of Fairfield and several nieces and nephews.
Also preceding her in death were her parents and two brothers.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 2 p.m. at the Beatty-Jennings Chapel in Salem with Rev. Waylen Brown, pastor of the Salem Friends Church officiating.
Interment will be in Salem Friends cemetery.
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