Mildred was born May 15, 1912, in Rosedale, Ind., the daughter of Jessie (Kebe) and Lillie Hartman Adams.
Mrs. Byers was married to Harold Byers Dec. 29, 1955.
She was employed by State Life Insurance Company of Indianapolis as a clerk and in later years with Mallory's in Greencastle.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.
Survivors include her sister Irene Edwards Crook, Rosedale, sisters-in-law Margaret Lancaster, Brazil, Barbara Byers, Rockville, and Hilda Byers, Indianapolis, brother-in-law Raymond Byers, several nieces and nephews, including her caregivers Ted and Judy Adams, Rosedale, Bill and Pat Edwards, Terre Haute, and Nedra and Jim Carlton, Brazil, special family friends Dr. Raymond (Buddy) Hawkins, Indianapolis, and Diane Wallace, Brazil.
Services will be at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 25, 2009, at Cottrell-Gooch Funeral Home, 287 Main St., Rosedale, with Rev. Perry Mager officiating.
Burial will follow service in Rosedale Cemetery.
Visitation will be 10-11:30 a.m., before services Wednesday, at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to the Gideons International.
Friends may sign an online guest register at www.goochfuneralhome.com.