Helen Mae Gallien Byler, age 86, of Florence, Alabama, departed this life on January 7, 2020 at Northwest Alabama Medical Center, Florence, Alabama. She was a native of Wayne County, Tennessee, born November 3, 1933 and was the wife of the late Edgar D. Byler of Collinwood with whom she was married on August 24, 1951 in Collinwood, Tennessee.
Mrs. Byler is survived by her son, Edgar D. Byler, III, of Florence, Alabama and a sister, Maudie Elaine Gallien of Florence, Alabama and several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death, in addition to her husband, by her parents, Alvin Clarence Gallien and Addie Mae Whitten Gallien and sisters, Ellen Ruth Gallien Ellis, Marcie Faye Gallien Foxx and Imogene Gallien Womble.
Visitation was from one until two p.m. on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at the Shackelford Funeral Home chapel, Collinwood, Tennessee. The funeral was at 2:00 p.m. with Brother Glenn Richardson officiating. Pallbearers were Whitney P. Hendrix, Charles C. Young, Charles Foxx “Chuck” Young, Ronald Bart Cannon, Ted B. McWilliams, and Robert L. Farris. Burial was in Memorial Gardens in Collinwood, Tennessee with Shackelford Funeral Directors of Wayne County directing.