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Louella M. Smiley Byler
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Birth: May 17, 1918
Death: Jan. 7, 2008

Louella M. Byler

Louella M. Byler, age 89, of Rolla, Missouri, formerly of Warsaw, Missouri, passed away Monday evening, January 7, 2008, at the Rosewood Residential Care Center in Rolla.

She was born in Versailles, Missouri, on May 17, 1918, the daughter of Hugh William and Blanche Effie Wahlers Smiley.

In 1943 she was united in marriage to Joel D. Byler. They made their home and raised their family of three children on a farm near Stover, Missouri. Following their retirement in 1979 they moved to Versailles, Missouri, for several years, and then to their lake home near Warsaw, Missouri. For over twenty years they traveled to Texas to spend the winter months each year. They moved to Rolla, Missouri, about seven years ago to be near their daughter.

Louella was preceded in death by her husband, Joel, on December 11, 2005. She was also preceded in death by one sister, Lorrena Houseworth, and one brother, H. W. Smiley.

She is survived by one daughter, Joella Apsher, of St. James, Missouri, two sons, Jesse Byler, of Liberty, Missouri, and Sam Byler, of Kansas City, Missouri, seven grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, one brother, Milfred Smiley, of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral Services will be at 1:30 P.M. Friday afternoon, January 11, 2008, at the Reser Funeral Home with Dr. Danny Decker officiating. Visitation will be from 12:30 to 1:30 prior to the services at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Shawnee Cemetery near Warsaw.
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  Joel D Byler (1914 - 2005)*
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Shawnee Cemetery
Benton County
Missouri, USA
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Record added: Jan 10, 2008
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Louella M. <i>Smiley</i> Byler
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Louella M. <i>Smiley</i> Byler
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 Added: May. 22, 2008

 Added: May. 22, 2008

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