Volume 51, Number 43

fourteen pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, October 23, 2014

Obituaries

Dr. Don Leroy Eyler
February 7, 1918 - January 19, 2013

BYRDSTOWN--Dr. Don Leroy Eyler, 94, of Judson Bullock Rd., Warm Springs, GA passed away Saturday, January 19, 2013 at his vacation home in Byrdstown.
He was born February 7, 1918 in Lima, OH to the late Elvin Howard and Elizabeth Susan Freeze Eyler. Dr. Eyler was a physician and practiced Orthopedic medicine in Nashville, TN and touched the lives of countless people until he retired in 1983.
Other than his parents he is preceded in death by first wife, Mary Spurrier Eyler; brother Elvin Eyler, Jr.; sister, Betty Huffman and husband James; numerous fishing buddies, friends and beloved dog, Boone.
Survivors include wife, Kathy Reagan Eyler of Byrdstown; three daughters, Kate, Karin and Jennifer Eyler, all of Nashville; three sons, David Eyler and wife Joyce, Peter Eyler and wife Anne and Michael Eyler, all of Nashville; brother, Kent Eyler and wife Helen of Shelby, OH; sister-in-law, Ada Eyler of Lima, OH; five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, friends fishing buddies and best loved dog Deogee.
Graveside services will be held Monday, January 21, 2013 from the Anderson Jones Cemetery in Byrdstown with Jeff Hill and Ricky Shepherd speaking. Pallbearers were Everett Reagan, Homer Reagan, Jeff Hill, Jr., Ricky Shepherd, Clint Hill and Daniel Hill. Honorary pallbearers were Sam Holt Sr. and Hollis Reagan.
Special care provided by Brown Funeral

Jacquelyn "Jackie" Reed Decho
July 22, 1956 - January 17, 2013

MONROE--Jacquelyn "Jackie" Reed Decho, 56, of Barnes Ridge Road, Monroe, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2013 at her residence.
She was born July 22, 1956 in Hinsdale, IL. to the late Robert and Dorothy Arana Reed. Mrs. Decho was a school bus driver, volunteer firefighter, attended the Wolf River United Baptist Church and lived the last 10 years in Pickett County.
Other than her parents she is preceded in death by step-daughter, Jeanine Marie Decho and one brother, Thomas Reed.
Survivors include her husband, James R. Decho, Monroe; daughter, Judith T. Edwards, Pittsburgh, PA; two sons, James Peter Decho, Yorkville, IL; and Joseph E. Decho, Roscoe, IL; two sisters, Nancy Capps and Virginia Owenby and brother Bill Reed, all of Jacksonville, FL; eight grandchildren. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other family members and a host friends.
Funeral services were held Monday, January 21, 2012 at Wolf River United Baptist Church with Bro. Rick Cross officiating and burial at Lovelady-Sims Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Taylor's Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department. Honorary pallbearers were Kathy Stawicki, Peggy Keehan, Claire Lancaster and Sandy Cross. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Parkinson Foundation. Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel.


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