SEARCY — Rena Byars Mitchell, 84, of Searcy, passed away May 25, 2012, at home. Born in El Paso on July 14, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Henry Thomas and Neta Maude (Quick) Byars.
She was a retired employee of International Shoe Company.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Louis Mitchell; parents; son, John Mitchell; and grandchildren, Tommy Young and Scooter Young.
Survivors: Children, Butch Young of Searcy; Cynthia Horton of Searcy, and Deborah Podgorny of Yellville; grandchildren, Jennifer Horton and Bo Young.
Memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 2, Harmony Methodist Church, Searcy. www.olmstead.cc