Willa Mae Wilkerson Byars

Published 10:07 am Monday, May 2, 2016

Willia Mae Wilkerson Byars of Green Creek, N.C. passed away at The Elizabeth House in Flat Rock. She was the daughter of the late Grover Cleveland and Rosie Laughter Wilkerson and wife of the late Pete Byars.

She was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Landrum and a caregiver.

She was survived by four daughters, Jennie B. Spalding of Asheville, Judy B. Davis (Dr. John E. Davis) of Green Creek, Deborah “Twig” Sanders of Hendersonville, Kathey B. Pittman (Donnie) of Duncan; a brother, Grover Cleveland Wilkerson, Jr. of Green Creek; four grandchildren, Erica L. Kolasky (Zann) of Spartanburg, Brandon L. Pittman of Columbia, S.C., Joshua C. Spalding (Erin) of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., John M. “Jon-Jon” Gibson, II of Spartanburg and a great granddaughter, Avali L. Gielow.

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Graveside services were 3 p.m., Sunday, May 1, 2016 at Jackson Grove Baptist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Elizabeth House at Four Seasons, 581 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.

Condolences may be left at www.pettyfuneralhome.com.

Petty Funeral Home & Crematory
Landrum, S.C.