Mary Louise Studyvance

Mary Louise Studyvance was born in Cherokee County and was the daughter of Mary Studyvance Byers and Johnny Frank Byers.

She was last employed with The Vocational Rehab.

On Tuesday January 2, 2024, she went to sleep in death in her home.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Willie Mae Goode.

In addition to her parents she leaves to cherish loving memories: her daughter, Dyesha Studyvance; her son, Corey Studyvance; a grandson, Bra’Derious Tate; sisters, Johnnie Woodson, Frances A. Byers, Lillie Hughes (Russell),  Rakel Dawkins, Alexis Dawkins, Franchsia Dawkins, Cassie Dawkins, all of Gaffney; four brothers, James Byers (Ruby),  Kenny Sarratt, Willie Sarratt, Jr., Joseph Dawkins, all of Gaffney, Warren Byers, of Spartanburg, Melvin Harrison and Alvin Harrison (Rachel), of Boston, MA; aunts,  Patricia Sarratt, Rosa Studyvance, Shirely Dover, Annie Tate, Carrie Valentine, Barbara Littlejohn, Rosa Byers (James); uncles, Dean, Roosavelt, Billy, Larry, Paul, Ronnie, Donnie (Debra), all of Gaffney, Francis, of Clarksville, TN, Joseph (Brandie), of Brooklyn, NY, and Paul of High Point, NC; great aunts, Helen Butler, Helen Camp, Hazel Allen; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, January 7, 2024, at 2:00 p.m., in The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Timothy L. Hunter officiating.

The family is at the home of her mother, Mary Studyvance Byers, 201 1st Avenue, Gaffney, SC