Genevieve Elaine Byers, 93, of Neoga, Illinois formerly of Effingham, Illinois passed away May 16, 2022 in the Heartland Senior Living Center in Neoga, Illinois. Genny was born April 19, 1929 in Smithboro, Illinois to Raymond and Aline (Leever) Keeler. Her two siblings were Lois and Clyde. Genny married Hira “Bud” Byers on November 21, 1948. They were happily married for almost seventy-four years. Their children are Brenda (Lou) Haskett of Neoga, Illinois, Nancy Miller of Toledo, Illinois and Patty Claybaugh of Mahomet, Illinois.