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Marion L. Byies, 81, of Spotsylvania County passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at her home, with her husband and daughter, Linda, by her side.
She retired from the old Mary Washington Hospital after 18 years of service as a nurse.
She leaves behind her loving husband of 64 years, Harry; daughter, Linda Wallace, and husband, Leo; three sons, Frankie Byies and wife Evelyn, Ronnie Byies and wife, Janet and Michael Byies and wife, Donna; two sisters, Eleanor and husband, Junior, and Lorraine; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
During her illness, she had a wonderful sitter, Virginia Cole, who she cared a lot about and who took wonderful care of her.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 28, at Traveler's Rest Baptist Church, Spotsylvania. A service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at the church, with the burial to follow in church cemetery.
"Mommy, you got your wings on Christmas. You're now in heaven with the Lord whom you loved so deeply, no more pain or suffering. I love you so much and my heart is hurting so much."
Online condolences may be sent at mullinsthompson