Jacqueline E. Byers

1949 - 2020

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Jacqueline E. "Jackie" Byers, 71 passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at Vancrest of Ada. She was born on August 1, 1949 in Newport, Rhode Island to the late William and Gloria (Rose) Abrams. She is also the step-daughter to Donald Sly, Sr. Jackie married Charles Taylor, Sr. in Rhode Island in 1969, they divorced in 1977; she then married Gregory Byers in Kenton in 1979 and they divorced in 1998. She moved to Kenton in 1970 and started working at Essex/United Technologies in 1971, she remained employed there until the factory closed in 1990. In December of 1990 she started working at the Hardin County Home (Hardin Hills) in the dietary department until her retirement in 2018. Jackie was a breast cancer survivor, loved playing bingo, traveling, going to the casinos and riding motorcycles. She is survived by two children, Dawn Marie of Madison, Alabama and Charles R. (Jennifer) Taylor, Jr. of Ada; grandchildren, Tasha (Alex) Daniel of Moulton, AL, Alicia Taylor of Urbana, OH, Caleb Ruff-Taylor of Hamilton, OH, Dylan Hartman and Nick Hartman, both of Ada, OH; five great-grandchildren, Laila and Aden Daniel, Mason Taylor, Lybertie Crawford and Addison Ruff. Also surviving are a sister, Maureen Black of Newport, RI; brother Donald (Barbara) Sly, Jr. of FL and step-father, Donald Sly, Sr. of Newport, RI. Along with her parents, Jackie was also preceded in death by a sister, Sheila. A special mention for Jackie's best friend for over 40 years, Ronnie McClain of Mt. Victory, OH who was never too busy for Jackie. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Rita's Hospice Palliative Care or Hardin County Humane Society. Online condolences can be shared with the family by visiting stoutcrates.com. Abiding with her wishes, no services will be held. SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME has been entrusted with the arrangements.


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To : Jackie's Kids
Date :Wednesday, October 7th 2020
From : Mrs Hiller
So sorry to read about your mom's passing. Please accept my condolences and know you're in my thoughts at this difficult time. With Sympathy, Mrs. Hiller, Retired KHS Teacher



To : Chuck Taylor and family and Dawn and family
Date :Wednesday, October 7th 2020
From : Jennie and Charlie Byers
Chuck, Dawn and family.

We are truly sorry to hear about Jackie. She did love playing bingo, she played many times with my mom. We remember she was also willing to help with anything for Chuck and Phyllis Byers. They spoke highly of Jackie. We will miss Jackies’s spirit and laughter. Again, we are so sorry.

Jennie and Charlie Byers



To : the Family
Date :Wednesday, October 7th 2020
From : Ailsa Purcell
So sorry to hear of Jackies passing. She was such a nice person. My condolences to the family. May she rest in peace.



To : CHUCK AND FAMILY
Date :Thursday, October 8th 2020
From : The Alexander's
So sorry for your loss Chuck, my prayers are with you all for peace and comfort. πŸ™πŸ™πŸ˜‡πŸ˜’



To : The Family
Date :Thursday, October 8th 2020
From : Jeannie Mullins
I became friends with Jackie many years ago when she first visited Virginia with my sister Veronica (Ronnie) McLane. We hiked some in the mountains and I remember how much she enjoyed the day. She was a very sweet and kind person. My deepest sympathy to all of you for your loss.



To : Chuck and jen
Date :Thursday, October 8th 2020
From : Nancy Patrick and kids
We love you guys! You are in our prayers πŸ™ may God help you cope during your time of need.



To : Dawn and Chuck and families
Date :Thursday, October 8th 2020
From : Dawn Richardson and Bobby Hosack
We are sorry for Jackie's passing. She was like an aunt to us all these years. God has truly gained an angel!



To : Jackie's family
Date :Saturday, October 10th 2020
From : Sharon Eldridge
So sorry to hear of Jackie's passing. She lived next door to us and rented our house. We enjoyed each other and spent time together. She was a great lady. She will be missed.



To : The Family
Date :Sunday, October 11th 2020
From : Teresa Ring
I knew Jackie from the Moose Lodge. I work part-time at VanCrest. I was able to visit with her several times over the last few months. Such a lovely lady.



To : Jackie's Children
Date :Monday, October 12th 2020
From : Gretchen Anderson
Jackie was my good friend from Bingo
and I just found out today about her passing.
I will miss her. My sympathy for your whole family and her friends.





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