Edith “Pauline” Salyers, 66, of Bethlehem, died Saturday, December 6, 2008.
Born in Anniston, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Fred and Nellie Whaley. She attended Hebron Baptist Church and was a graduate of Wellborn High School in Anniston, Ala., where she grew up before getting married. She retired from Internal Revenue Service after 19 years. Mrs. Salyers was preceded in death by siblings, Fred Whaley Jr., Bobby Joe Whaley and Ruby Whaley. She loved life, family, friends and especially her grandchildren, enjoyed reading, sewing, traveling and caring for her family, loved ones stated.
Survivors include her husband of 47 years, Cecil J. Salyers, Bethlehem; son and daughter-in-law, Greg and Cindy Salyers, Prattville, Ala.; daughter and son-in-law, Mandy and Brian Byrd, Monroe; grandchildren, Jessica Jewell, Madeline and Jeremiah “Pokey” Byrd, David and Alex Martin; brothers, Ronald Whaley, Anniston, Ala.; sisters, Nellie Ruth Champion and Christy Saffold, both of Anniston, Ala.; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 11, at 2 p.m., at Smith Memory Chapel with the Rev. Mac Palmer officiating. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.