Cover photo for Mitzi Ward Byars's Obituary
Mitzi Ward Byars Profile Photo
1959 Mitzi 2022

Mitzi Ward Byars

February 23, 1959 — February 28, 2022

Our beloved Mitzi Ward Byars, 63 of Plantersville, passed away Monday, February 28th at her home. Visitation with family and friends will be held Wednesday, March 2nd from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at Nobles Funeral Chapel. A celebration of her life will be at 2:00 pm, Thursday, March 3rd, also at the funeral home with interment immediately following in Plantersville Cemetery. Joe Hejl will officiate. Arrangements are under the direction of Nobles Funeral Chapel.

Mitzi was born on February 23, 1959 in Houston, Texas to Walter and Margaret Ward of Plantersville. She was a beautiful soul who loved her grandchildren, enjoyed the outdoors, family gatherings, fishing and slot machines. She was a loving wife, mother, mother-in-law, sister, memaw, and friend and was loved and cherished by many.

She is survived by her husband of 18 years, Richard Byars of Plantersville; son Jacob Williams of Navasota; son and daughter-in-law Walter and Maegan Bateman of Plantersville; son Danny Byars & wife Haylee; son Derrick Byars & wife Melanie; daughter Gretchen Byars; sister Lona Goodson of Plantersville; brother and sisters-in-law Tony and Tammy Ward; 15 grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents Walter and Margaret Ward; sister Dinah Dennis; brother Carl Ward.

Serving as pallbearers are Dawson Park, Tyler Wynkoop, Colby Ward, Allen Byars, Bruce Ward and Trey Bills. Bruce George is named an honorary pallbearer.

You are invited to leave kind words and fond memories at .
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Mitzi Ward Byars, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, March 2, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Thursday, March 3, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Photo Gallery

Visits: 1

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree