She died Sunday, March 5, 2017, at Asbury Hospice House.
Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.
Mrs. Byrd was retired co-owner of Two Acre Truck Stop in Petal and was also a sales representative of Avon. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Petal.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee (Bob) Byrd; parents, Luther C. and Allice Bateman Dawson.
She is survived by one son, Charles Donald Byrd (Ginger) of Savannah, TN; one daughter, Patricia Easterling (TiP.) of Petal; one brother, Nelson L. Dawson of Liberty, MS; a sister-in-law, Reta Dawson of Cleveland, TN; nine grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 5:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home.