Geraldine Taylor Byrd
Funeral Date: 8/17/2013

Obituary:
Geraldine Taylor Byrd, age 96, of Pansy, AR. died Wednesday August 14, at Bradley County Medical Center. Born September 12, 1916 in Saxis, TX. a daughter of the late Jim Taylor and Pearl McClain Taylor she was a homemaker, member Bethel #2 Missionary Baptist Church and the widow of Polk Byrd who died November 17, 1992. They were united in marriage March 25, 1934. Also preceding her in death was a daughter Barbara Sue Byrd; brothers Floys Taylor, Homer Taylor, Ellis Taylor, Troy Taylor, Leroy Taylor and sisters Ruth Jones and Lorene Sweeney. Survivors are 1 son Morris Byrd and spouse Almareda, Pansy, AR. 1 daughter Nita Von Gavin and spouse Jerry, Pansy, AR. 5 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were 11:00 a.m. Saturday August 17, at Bethel #2 Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Tony Williams officiating. Kelly Stewart was organist and soloist were Karen Simmons, Joan Miller and Wanda Gambill. Active pallbearers were Mack Gavin, Jason Gavin, Justin Gavin, Jake Nowlen, Joe Nowlen, Brian Reed and Will Reed. Honorary pallbearers were her caregivers Mary Jane Ashcraft, Juanita Gavin, Montez McGriff, Esther Edwards, Frances Nix, Teresa Chapman, Sandy Puthoff and Thersa Eddins. Burial was in Prosperity Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home.

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Name: Sherri & Deloris Jones
Message: So sorry to hear about Aunt Geraldine.prayer for the family. She will be missed by her loved ones.

Name: Patsy & Arnis Glover
Message: Dear Family, we are so sorry for your loss. We know she is in a much better place and free of pain. Our hears go out to you and we pray the Lord will give you peace.

Name: Sherry Rand
Message: Mr. Morris, Ms Nita and families. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Jimmy&Fran
Message: Thinking and praying fo you all in your time of loss

Name: BRADLEY COUNTY FARM BUREAU, MIKE ZIEMAN, REID McKINNEY, TOMMY LARANCE, SHERRY RAND, KAY THOMASON, & MICKEY CATHEY
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Name: Robbie Thompson McKinney
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Name: Holly Fuel
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