She was a homemaker, retired from Metcalfe County Nursing home and a member of the Antioch Baptist Church. She was the wife of the late Sam Byrd.
She is survived by five children. Daryl (Beverly) Byrd of Hiseville, Debbie (Greg) Wilkirson of Trinity, Florida. Shonni Thixton (Daniel Ryan) of Louisville, Lisa Mosier of Knob Lick and Jo (Jim) Alexander of Knob Lick. Five grandchildren. Jodi, Jamie, Sarah, Holly and Randi. Eight great grandchildren. Bailey, Alex, Reed, Korbyn, Konnor, Ryatt, Rylan and Grayson.
Besides her parents and husband she was preceded in death by four brothers and four sisters. Cecil, Bud, Henry Pascal and Shorty Poynter. Mattie Houchens, Moss Piper, Elnora Piper and Louise Poynter.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Friday at the Antioch Baptist Church with burial in the Hiseville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM Thursday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton and after 9:00 AM Friday at the church until service time.