Maylum, Eva Louise
Eva Maylum, age 83, passed away peacefully at home on August 22, 2020. She entered this world to the late Roland and Eleanor Hillman on August 21, 1937. Eva was born in Livingston County, raised in Byron, Michigan and graduated from Byron High School. She graduated from Lansing Community College and worked for the Church of God State Offices in Fenton for over 10 years as executive secretary to the State Administrator Bishop. She was a member of the Byron First United Methodist Church and served in many capacities including Sunday School teacher. Eva was a Mary Kay Beauty consultant for many years and also a member of the Red Hat Society.
Eva married LeRoy Maylum on April 7, 1956, and is survived by four children, Lori Hawkins of Byron, Keith (Nancy) of Clio, Mark of Byron and Kirk (Michelle) of Byron. She is survived by five grandchildren, Libby (Travis) Christman of Weatherford, Texas, Kaely (Ben) Guinn of Saginaw, Kirk of Grand Blanc, Marquee of Byron and Katelin of Grand Blanc. She is also survived by great granddaughter Kambria Christman of Weatherford, Texas.
Eva loved and was very proud of her grandchildren and great granddaughter. She was an avid gardener. Her home was surrounded with a multitude of beautiful flowers. Eva loved her many pets throughout the years. Her hobbies included reading (especially mysteries), sewing and traveling. She was a wonderful listener and will be remembered for her warm and infectious smile.
Eva was preceded in death by her husband LeRoy Maylum, father Roland Hillman, mother Eleanor Hillman, sister Marilyn Martin, and brothers James and Leslie.
The family would like to thank Absolute Hospice, especially Scott and Karah, for their kindness and professional care of our mom.
A funeral will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday August 27, 2020 at Byron First United Methodist Church, 101 S. Ann Street, Byron. Robert Whitehead will officiate. The family will receive friends at the church on Thursday from 11:00 A.M. until the time of service. PLEASE NOTE IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE ORDER OF THE GOVERNOR, MASK AND SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BE REQUIRED. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Hyatt-Ewald Funeral Home, Bay City, 1-810-266-4611.