Our beloved Mother, Missionary Lauretha Byers, departed this world Heaven-bound on June 22, 2020. Member of New Jerusalem COGIC since 1968. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and woman of God. Missionary Byers was preceded in death by her father and mother, Jimmie and Hattie Means, husband, Minister, L.D. Byers; and two sisters, Freda Means and Onnie Daniels. Left to mourn are her sons, Edward (Sonny) and Louis David Byers, sisters, grandchildren, and family.
Homegoing services on Friday, July 10, 2020, 11 a.m. at New Jerusalem COGIC, 1623 S. 11th St., Tacoma, viewing from 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. COVID 19 guidelines for in-person worship gatherings will be observed (masks, temperature scans and social distancing). Service will also be live streamed through Facebook Live on the New Jerusalem COGIC Facebook page. Services by Scott Funeral Home Tacoma.