THOMASVILLE-Howard Elmer Byerly, 100, passed June 8 2010. Funeral Service was held at 2:00 PM Saturday, June 12th at Thomasville Funeral Home Chapel; Reverends Pete Bumgarner, Hillis Burton, Jeff Burton, and Ronnie Kendrick officiating. Interment will follow at Holly Hill Memorial Park. Born on May 25, 1910 to Will Byerly and Lujeannie Medlin Byerly. His wife Anno Mae Byerly passed on September 10, 2001. Surviving are his daughters, Shirley Loftin and husband Donald, Carolyn Bumgarner; grandsons Steve Loftin and Landis Bumgarner; and great grandchildren, Whitney Freeman, Josh Loftin, and Luke Bumgarner.