Palmyra, IN, Helen Fay (Crane) Byerly, age 92, passed away peacefully at her home on November 27, 2021. She was born in Orleans, Indiana on May 31, 1929 to Charles Newton and Bethel Daisy (Young) Crane. Helen married Delmond “Ray” Byerly on August 11, 1950, and have enjoyed 71 wonderful years together. She graduated from Hardinsburg High School in Hardinsburg, IN. Helen worked at the Box Factory in New Albany, IN, and was a loving mother and homemaker. She is a member of the Palmyra United Methodist Church in Palmyra, IN. Helen enjoyed vegetable gardening, canning, sewing, painting on canvas and saws, and loved spending time with her family.
She is preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Edith Cooper, and twin sister, Ellen May Maupin; three brothers, James Edward Crane, Marvin Kenneth Crane, and Charles Oscar Crane.
Helen is survived by her husband; one son, Garry Allen(Sharon) Byerly; two daughters Juanita (Jerry) Love, Vivian Byerly; two brothers, Arvil Leon Crane, Olen Emerson Crane; four grandchildren, Kelly Revard, Keith (Angel) Byerly, Daniel (Jacquelyn) Love, and Derek (Nicole) Love; nine great-grandchildren; as well as her loving care givers, Wanda Patton, Connie Halas, and Della Huett.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 01, 2021, at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra, IN. Visitation will be on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and again on December, 01, 2021 from 9 a.m. until time of service. In Lieu of flowers donation can be made in Helen’s name to Palmyra United Methodist Church at 13855 North Martin Mathis Rd. NE Palmyra, IN 47164. Love Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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