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Edith Salyers, Casey County, KY (1934-2016)

She was a homemaker and of the Nazarene faith. Edith loved jewelry. She was the matriarch of a large, widely known and respected family with deep roots in Casey, Lincoln, Adair, Taylor, and Pulaski Counties and elsewhere. She leaves 52 direct living descendants spanning four generations. She was the daughter of the late Fred & Mabel Sutherland Davis, and the widow of Cecil D. Salyers.
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Edith Salyers, 81, of Liberty, KY passed away Saturday, April 9, 2016 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville, KY.

Funeral services are 10amCT/11amET, Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Bro. Sherman Floyd officiating. Burial will follow in South Fork Cemetery. Visitation is 5pm-8pmCT/6pm-9pmET, Monday, April 11, 2016, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home and will continue Tuesday 7amCT/8amET, until the funeral service. Pallbearers will be her grandsons.

Edith Salyers, Casey County, KY (1934-2016)

Born June 13, 1934 in Lincoln County, KY, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Mabel Sutherland Davis. She died Saturday, April 9, 2016, in Danville, Boyle County, KY, at the age of 81 years, nine months, and 27 days.

She was a homemaker and of the Nazarene faith. Edith loved jewelry. Survivors include:
  • Five sons: Jerome (and Kimberly) Salyers of Liberty, KY; David (and Ruth) Salyers of Campbellsville, KY; Timothy Salyers of Liberty, KY; Daril (and Frances) Salyers of Columbia, KY; and Ricky (and Brenda) Salyers of Liberty, KY

  • Two daughters: Diane Salyers of Campbellsville, KY; and Vicky Byrd of Dunnville, KY

  • Fifteen grandchildren

  • Twenty eight great-grandchildren

  • Two great-great-grandchildren

  • A brother: Jackie Davis of Somerset, KY

  • And three sisters: Ann Chambers, Regina Lane and Sue Padgett all of Lancaster.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Cecil D. Salyers; a daughter, Debra Salisbury; a brother, William Roy Davis; and a sister, Irene Clark.

Send condolences to the family of Edith Salyers

McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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