Darcile Hyers, 97, of Blackshear, passed away Monday, September 28, 2020, at Baptist Village.

She was born November 11, 1922, in Blackshear and had lived most of her life in Pierce County. She was retired from Peoples Bank. She loved cooking, the Gaithers and gospel music. Most of all she loved her children and grandchildren. She was a member of the Hacklebarney Baptist Church.

She was a daughter of the late Reddish and Cora Bratcher Carter. She was also predeceased by her husband, Jacob Clinton Hyers Sr.; three step-sons, Franklin Hyers, Calvin Hyers and Chester Hyers; two sisters, Alene Palmer and Beatrice Carter and two brothers, Frank Carter and David Carter.

Survivors include her two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary (Ronnie) Little Harrison, Waycross and Jaky H. (Dan) McCall, Ocala, FL; two sons and a daughter-in-law, William Robert Little III, Waycross, and Jacob C. (Jocelyn) Hyers Jr., Blackshear; two sisters, LaForrest Lee, Blackshear and Maxine Brasseur, Santa Barbara, CA; five grandchildren, Tiffany (Austin) Alderman, Brennan (Miranda) Little, John Bolden, Sean Simmons and Catherine McCall; eight great-grandchildren, Bridge Little, Finn Alderman, Allie Bolden, Emily Bolden, Rhett Little, Chandler Little, Will Smith and Luke Barnes and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Private graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 7, from the Oakland Cemetery with the Rev. Warnie Nettles officiating. 

Musical selections were rendered by the Rev. Nettles and Jimmy Hall. 

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial donations be made to the Hacklebarney Baptist Church, 6501 Hacklebarney Road, Blackshear, GA 31516.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.com.

Pearson-Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

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