January 8, 1946 – January 21, 2023
It is with heavy hearts that the family of Alexis (Pearline) Byers, 77 of Halifax, Nova Scotia passed away on January 21, 2023.
Pearline is survived by her loving children Darleen (Derrick), son James (Doneilia), grandchildren Deon, Aynsley, Nia, and James. Sisters: Kathleen Mitchell, Velma (Wendell) Skeir, Margaret Thomas, Mary Clayton, Patricia (Larry) Thomas-Barton, Germaine Thomas, Brothers: Alexander (Heather) Thomas, Alvin (Wanda) Lawrence, Troy Thomas. Sister-in-laws, Bernice Arsenault, Carolyn Byers, and brothers-in-law, Douglas Byers and Wayne Marsman. And many special nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her mother, the late, Mildred (Johnson) Thomas and father, Alexander Thomas, sister Elizabeth, brothers Joseph, Rodney, and Fredrick. Father-in-law Artel Byers and mother-in-law Elsie Byers.
Pearline worked with the Registry of Motor Vehicles for a period of time, then dedicated her life to her family. Mom was the backbone of our family and always ensured we were provided for with her love and made sure those in need were provided for. She enjoyed spending time with family (grandchildren) and surrounding herself with her siblings, Mom crocheted many blankets, and knitted dishcloths, that she loved to share, and she was always eager to learn new technology. Mom was a loving soul who was always had a listening ear and when asked would provide advice.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2023 from 5-8 p.m. at Cruikshank's Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor Street, Halifax, where a Celebration of Life Service will also take place on Friday, January 27, 2023 at 11 a.m. Committal Service will take place at the Oakridge Memorial Garden, Middle Sackville, following the service.
Donations in Pearline’s memory can be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada and New Horizons Baptist Church.