Rebecca "Becky" Center



Passed: Monday, January 20, 2020
Funeral: Saturday, January 25, 2020

Age: 82
Location: Greenville

Rebecca "Becky" Ann Byars Center, 82, beloved mother, grandmother, and
widow of Ellis Leland Center, went home to be with her Lord on January
20, 2020.

A native of Greenville County, daughter of the late Woodrow Wilson Byars, Sr. and Minnie Louise Duncan Byars, she was a retired employee of Blackmon Registry and a member of Ebenezer Welcome Baptist Church.


Surviving are three daughters, Paula Horton (Kenneth) of Taylors, Chris Peace of Bradenton, Florida and Gail Tucker of Landrum; three sons, James Lewis Yearwood, Jr. (Juana) of Homestead, Florida, Michael Thomas Yearwood (Joanne) of Landrum and Martin Center of Greer; a brother, Jimmy Byars (Vicki) of Williamsburg, Virginia; thirteen grandchildren, Emily and Hunter Horton, Stephanie Ball, Amy Harper, Matthew Campbell, Haley Tucker, Luke Yearwood, Marita Holder, Michael Yearwood, Jr., Kevin Center, Traves Center, Sarah Wooten and Jesse Miller; and twelve great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Center was predeceased by one son, Ronald Dale Yearwood, three sisters, Cassie Epps, Judy Byars and Martha Darnell and three brothers, Gene Byars, Junior Byars and Gary Byars.

Funeral Services:

Visitation will be held 2:30-3:45 p.m. Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Ebenezer Welcome Baptist Church followed by funeral services at 4:00 p.m., conducted by Rev. Vince Gainey and Dr. Walter Johnson.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family is at their respective homes.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

Wood Mortuary

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