Ms. Mabel Byers-Williams Ms. Mabel Byers Williams pic

E. Stefan Morris

Obituary for Ms. Mabel Byers-Williams Ms. Mabel Byers Williams pic

April 21, 1936
to
February 20, 2020

Ms. Mabel Byers Williams, age 83, departed her earthly journey into Glory on Thursday, February 20, 2020 in Kansas City, Missouri. She was born April 21, 1936 in Cleveland, Arkansas to the late Mr. Lewis Byers and Fannie Price Byers. She was the first born of four siblings. She was preceded in death by both parents, her paternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. John “Dank” (Minnie) Byers; her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Will Curtis (Lela) Price, her brother, Jeremiah “Jerry” Byers; and Daughter, Charlemagne Palacios; Sons, Donald Byers and Roger Brown.

The family moved to Kansas City in 1944 and Mabel accepted Christ at a very young age at Metropolitan AME Zion Church where she sang in the choir and participated in youth services. She joined Covenant Presbyterian Church as an adult and remained a member for more than 20 years.
She attended R.T. Coles High School and started raising her family in the Kansas City Area. Mabel worked for PicWick Hotel as an Elevator Operator for many years and then worked at TWA as an Elevator Operator for ten years. She retired from St. Luke’s Hospital after more than 20 years as a Nursing Assistant in the Newborn Unit.
Mabel was an immaculate keeper of her home and enjoyed decorating, travelling and dressing up. She never had a strand of hair out of place.
She leaves to forever cherish her life, her children, Jeanetta Brantley, Kansas City, MO, Roy Newton Brown, Kansas City, MO and Lester Edwin Groves of Parkville, MO; Sister, Majestic Williams, Kansas City, MO and Brother, Jerome (Vella) Byers, Sacramento, CA. She leaves her grandchildren, great-grandchildren; great-great grandchildren and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews.

Visitation Details

Date and Time:

Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 10:00 AM

Location:

Covenant Presbyterian Church

5931 Swope Pkwy. Kansas City, Missouri

Service Details

Date and Time:

Saturday, February 29, 2020 at
11:00 AM

Location:

Covenant Presbyterian Church

5931 Swope Pkwy. Kansas City, Missouri

Interment Details

Interment Type: Cemetery

Forest Hill Cemetery

6901 Troost Ave. Kansas City, Missouri 64131

Professional Services Entrusted to Elite Funeral Chapel 11525 Blue Ridge Blvd. Kansas City, MO. 64134. Tel: (816) 765-0141 Fax (816) 765-5500