Memorial service for Karen M. Byers, 64, Lawrence will be at 11am. Wednesday at St. Luke African Methodist Episcopal Church, 900 New York.
Mrs. Byers died Friday Jan. 21 at the Kansas University Hospital.
She was born Sept. 4, 1946 in Lawrence the daughter of Dean O. and Dorothy Singleton Harvey.
Mrs. Byers attended Fairview Grade School, West Junior High, graduated from Lawrence High School in 1964 and attended the University of Kansas.
She had worked at Kansas Color Press and Furr’s Cafeteria.
She was a member of St. Luke A.M.E. Church since she was 5 years old. She was an usher, trustee and at onetime a member of the youth and adult choirs. She loved working at the church.
She married Dwight L. Byers, Sr., they divorced.
She was preceded in death by her father and her brother Dean O. Harvey, Jr.
Survivors include sons Dwight L. Byers, Jr. and Edward Craig Byers both of Lawrence, her mother Dorothy Harvey of Lawrence, sister Debra Green of Lawrence, nephews John Green and a host of family and friends.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday Jan. 25, from 6:30pm. to 8pm. at the Lawrence Indian U.M.C.
Online condolences may be sent at www.rumsey-yost.com.