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In Memory of

Nell Melilli Byars

November 10, 1925 - June 12, 2017

Obituary


Nell Melilli Byars, a native of Shreveport, LA and a resident of Baton Rouge, LA, passed away on Monday, June 12, 2017, at the age of 91. She was active in her community teaching Sunday School, leading Cub Scout groups, volunteering for the Medical Society Alliance and office manager for her husband's medical practice. Nell wanted to be remembered only as someone who loved her Lord and looked forward to the day she would transfer to her eternal home and meet her Savior face to face and reuniting with her loved ones. Nell is survived...

Nell Melilli Byars, a native of Shreveport, LA and a resident of Baton Rouge, LA, passed away on Monday, June 12, 2017, at the age of 91. She was active in her community teaching Sunday School, leading Cub Scout groups, volunteering for the Medical Society Alliance and office manager for her husband's medical practice. Nell wanted to be remembered only as someone who loved her Lord and looked forward to the day she would transfer to her eternal home and meet her Savior face to face and reuniting with her loved ones. Nell is survived by her sons, Terry and former wife, Shelley, Don and wife, Susie; granddaughters, Katie, Anna, Taylor Singleton and husband, Cory; great-grandson, Weston Singleton; sister-in-law, Dorothy Melilli; nephews, Danny and Randy Melilli and James Adams; and numerous beloved grand-nephews, grand-nieces and cousins. She is preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Vance G. Byars; her parents, Joseph and Nellie Melilli; and brother, Joe J. Melilli. Visitation will be held at Greenoaks Funeral Home, 9595 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA, on Thursday, June 15, 2017, from 12:00PM until the time of funeral service at 2:00PM. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Nell's name to St. Jude Children Hospital, Habitat for Humanity or a charity of your choice. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.greenoaksfunerals.com.