Byrnes, Elizabeth Kerry 'Lizz'
Mar. 4, 1986 - Aug. 19, 2014
Elizabeth Kerry Byrnes, 'Lizz,' age 28, died unexpectedly on August 19, 2014.
Lizz was born in Heidelberg, Germany - an 'army brat' living in Osterholtz-Scharmbeck, Germany, Carlisle, Pa; Ft Hood, Tx; Ft Belvoir, Va; Ft Bliss, Tx; Ft Myer, Va; Ft Monroe, Va; Arizona and Florida.
Lizz had a smile for everyone. Her kind and loving soul, coupled with playful sense of humor, touched all who knew her. She enjoyed swimming in the gulf and hanging with friends. She was a talented singer and songwriter with the voice of an angel - Heaven has gained another beautiful voice. She will be missed and loved forever.
Lizz is survived by her mother, Carol Groene Byrnes, her father, General (Ret.) Kevin P. Byrnes, and stepmother Paula Payton Byrnes; her siblings Patrick, Joe, and Grace, as well as her dog 'Tigger'.
A Memorial Service will be held at Toale Brothers Funeral Home, 40 North Orange Ave., Sarasota on Sunday, 24 August. Visitation is at noon followed by a Service at 1 pm.
In lieu of flowers, Lizz would have appreciated a donation to the Humane Society of Sarasota County, 941-955-4131.
The family asks all who were touched by Lizz to upload photos, stories, and memories, etc to her memorial page: www.lizzbyrnesmemorial.com