Zella Faye Shore Byers, 81, of Statesville, N.C., died Friday, August 14, 2020.

She was born in Yadkin County on December 8, 1938, to the late William T. Shore Sr. and Sinia Holleman Shore. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ed Ray Byers; a brother, William T. Shore Jr.; and a sister, Velma S. Parlier.

Faye was a member of Western Avenue Baptist Church and was retired from JC Penney. She loved to travel, go shopping and spend time with her grandchildren. She was also known for loving her junk food and having a sweet tooth.

Those left to cherish her memory are a son, Scott Byers (Tracie); a daughter, Amy Kellams (Donavan); three grandchildren, Trista Byers, Raeleigh Byers, and Max Kellams, and two sisters, Doris S. Murdock and Thelma S. Russ.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, August 18, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Western Avenue Baptist Church with Dr. Jeff Spry and James Childers officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday evening, August 17, 2020, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Nicholson Funeral Home.

The family requests that memorials be made to Gideons International, 2400 Crownpoint Executive Drive, Charlotte, NC 28227. Fond memories and condolences may be left at www.nicholsonfunerals.com.

Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family.

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