Ruth Byrd

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 8, 2010

Funeral services for Ruth H. Byrd, 80, of Barney, Ga., will be Friday, April 9, in the chapel of Martin/McLane Funeral Home with Jerry Herring and Forrest Chapman officiating.

Interment will follow at the Old Campground Cemetery outside of Morven, Ga.

Born Oct. 7, 1929, in Nashville, Ga., Mrs. Byrd died on Tuesday, April 6, 2010.

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Mrs. Byrd was a member of the Morven Church of Christ and retired from Regions Bank. She was a member of the Garden Club and enjoyed making mayhaw jelly.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Judy Ogletree of Adel.

Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Lane Byrd of Barney; her daughter, Lynn Byrd of Cecil, Ala.; her sons, Phil Byrd of Montgomery, Ala., and Jerry Byrd of Freeport, Fla.; two sisters, Dot Stewart of Valdosta and Betty Sue Williamson of Bainbridge; a special friend, Sara Ann Jones of Barney; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Martin/McLane Funeral Home of Hahira is in charge of arrangements.