Audrey P. Byland, 88

CHESTER – Audrey P. Byland, 88, of Chester, passed away peacefully in the East Liverpool City Hospital on Sunday July 20, 2014, after a courageous and lengthy battle. Born May 5, 1926, in Chester, she was a daughter of the late Evelyn Mumaw.

Audrey was a member at the Faith Community Church.

She was one of the founding members of the Grandview Mission and past President of the American Legion in Lawrenceville. Audrey was very active with her children’s Pony leagues and she enjoyed being a member of her card club.

Audrey is survived at home by her loving husband Edward A. Byland; two sons, William (Joyce) Wright and Brent (Jodi) Heffner; daughter Paula Heffner all of Chester; brothers Jack (Shirley) Mumaw of Chester and Albert (Sandra) Lyons of Newark, Ohio; grandchildren, Katie Heffner and Todd Wright, both of Chester; and 11 great-grandchildren.

The family would like to send a special thanks to Dr. Mapa and staff, Calcutta Health Care and the 5th floor staff at ELCH.

Friends may visit with the family today (Wednesday) at the Arner Funeral Chapel in Chester from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. The Rev. Jeff Netters will conduct services at the funeral home on Thursday at 11 a.m. and burial will follow at Columbiana County Memorial Park.