Tracy Lynn (Karrick) Byars, 59 of Gillespie, passed away Sunday afternoon, November 13, 2022, at her residence. Tracy was born on October 19, 1963, in Litchfield a daughter of Daniel D. and JoAnn (Farrant) Karrick.
She married William Lee Byars on November 4, 1999, at the Macoupin County Court House in Carlinville. Tracy enjoyed being a homemaker, flower gardening, collecting fairies, and frogs.
Tracy was preceded in death by her parents; son, Joshua D. Karrick in 1993; and brother, Daniel.
Tracy is survived by her husband, Bill of Gillespie; brother, Kevin Karrick of Gillespie; sister, Tammy (significant other, Harry Scholtz) Karrick-Martintoni of Staunton; sister, Lori Karrick of Gillespie; brother, Nathan Karrick of Carlinville; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Friday, November 18, 2022, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville, where funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 pm with Rev. Gary Farthing officiating. Burial will follow in Moore Cemetery, Carlinville.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Medical Center. Davis Anderson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.