Murell Wesley Byce, Sr.

Born: Sat., May 30, 1931
Died: Mon., Aug. 17, 2015


Visitation

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Thu., Aug. 20, 2015
Location: McCommons Funeral Home


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Aug. 20, 2015
Location: McCommons Chapel


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Murell Wesley Byce, Sr.  
 
Murell Wesley Byce, Sr. of Greensboro, GA, died Monday, August 17, 2015 at Greene Point Health Care and Rehabilitation in Union Point.  He was 84. A lifelong resident of Greensboro, Mr. Byce was born on May 30, 1931 to the late Deforest Heyward Byce, Sr. and Daisy Lee Satterfield Byce.  Mr. Byce graduated from Greensboro High school in 1952.  On January 24, 1954 he married the former Shirley Marchman of the Veazey Community.  Until 1960 he helped his father on the dairy.  He then worked for the Georgia Department of Transportation as the maintenance supervisor retiring in 1992 after thirty-four years of service.  He was a member of Penfield Baptist Church.  He was a gunsmith and enjoyed shopping flea markets.

He was preceded in death by his siblings, Mills M. “B” Byce, Deforest Heyward Byce, Jr., James Linton Byce and Mary Sue Byce Leverette.  In addition to his wife, Shirley Marchman of Greensboro, GA, survivors include a son, Wesley “Wes” Byce, Jr. of  Newnan, GA; a brother, Francis Lee Byce (Christine) of Greensboro, GA; many other relatives and friends.

Funeral Service will be held Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at McCommons Chapel, 109 W. Broad Street, Greensboro, GA 30642 with Rev. Wayne Usry officiating.  The family will receive friends Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until time for the service at McCommons Funeral Home.  Interment will be in the Greenview Cemetery, Memorial Drive, Greensboro, GA 30642.  Serving as pallbearers are Byce Leverette, Carter Leverette, Lee Byce, Billy Byce, John Byce, Brian Marchman, Chris Nash, Johnny Yearwood, Thomas Edwards and Ralph Boswell.  Honorary pallbearers are, Terry Byce, Robert Evans, Robert Harwell, Bobby Brook, L. G. Boswell, Ben Boswell, Benjie Boswell, Andrew Boswell, Lee Bailey, Fred Bright, S. M. Alexander, Dr. Billy Rhodes and Roger West. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, 706-453-2626, is in charge of arrangements.  Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online register.

 

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bertha turner sara dreyer
   Posted Tue August 18, 2015
one more good Christian person in heaven. we will keep you in our prayers love b and sara

Sandy Clark
   Posted Tue August 18, 2015
Shirley, we are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you.

Mark and Susan Higdon
   Posted Tue August 18, 2015
Shirley and Wesley,
We are so very sorry to hear of Murell's passing. The Byce family has always meant so much to the Higdons. Our prayers are with you all.

Terry & Elaine Cantrell
   Posted Tue August 18, 2015
Shirley, we are so sorry for your loss. We have always thought a lot of Murell. He was a kind and helpful man. Praying God will wrap His loving arms around you during this difficult time.
Terry & Elaine Cantrell

Johnnie & Jane Satterfield
   Posted Tue August 18, 2015
Johnnie & I are so very sorry to hear of Murell's passing.He was a good man Johnnie was always glad to see "Cuz". You are in our thoughts and prayers. God bless your family. We love you.

Robert and Annette Dowdy
   Posted Tue August 18, 2015
Shirley and Wesley , we were so sadden to learn of Murell's death. He was a wonderful, kind man and will be missed by all who knew him. Take comfort in knowing he will no longer be in pain but will be in heaven

CARLENE NOGGLE
   Posted Tue August 18, 2015
I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Murell's passing. He was such a sweet man who always had a smile for you. Please know that I am praying for the family.
In deepest sympathy,
Carlene Noggle and family

Emmett and Shirley Caldwell
   Posted Wed August 19, 2015
Our thoughts and prayers are with each member of the Byce Family during this time and in the days and weeks to come.

Smith Oliver
   Posted Wed August 19, 2015
I am very sorry for the loss of your loved one. I recall very well what a genuinely friendly young man Murell was to us younger people in Greene County. Your Loss is Heaven's Gain. May he 'Rest in Peace' .

Larry, Judy, and Kay Gresham/Newnan First Christian Church
   Posted Wed August 19, 2015
Wesley and family members,
Our prayer for you is May the God of Hope fill you with all the Joy, Peace and Comfort that only He can give.

We are very sorry for your loss.

Love the Greshams

Larry and Valerie Jackson
   Posted Wed August 19, 2015
Shirley, we are so sorry about your loss and we want to express our condolence to you and your family. May the peace of God be with you during your bereavement.

Angela (Angie) Lynn Booth
   Posted Wed August 19, 2015
Wesley and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers of comfort and healing to you all.

Bert Mathews
   Posted Wed August 19, 2015
Shirley

I sure am sorry to hear about Mr. Murell. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.

Percy and June Meeks
   Posted Wed August 19, 2015
Our prayers are with you.

Carolyn Bryan Taylor
   Posted Thu August 20, 2015
Shirley and family,

I am so sorry to read Murell's obit. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers. Murell and I were voted "the sweetest" in our class of 1952.

Love, Carolyn Taylor