Syble Oletta Byrd (1940 - 2017)

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Mrs. Syble Oletta Byrd, age 77, passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2017. She was born September 7, 1940 in Bruce, Florida to Travis Abarion Bishop and Amanda Louetta Roberts Bishop. Mrs. Byrd was a lifelong resident of Walton County. She was Holiness by faith. She was a member of Spring Valley Holiness Church in Ebro, Florida. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She loved to cook and entertain for her family and friends. She especially enjoyed giving to others. She also enjoyed taking care of her house plants and her fish tanks. The joy of her life was her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Mrs. Byrd was preceded in death by her father and mother; siblings include Bertha Martin, Burl McCraney, Merle Steel, Vivian Cosson, Verlon Johnson, Betty Sue Strickland, Gaston Bishop, Ernest Bishop, Jack Bishop, Fanny Lou Nelson, and spouses; loving mother-in-law, Ethel Byrd; and sister-in-laws, Hattie Mae Sargent and Estelle Evans.

Mrs. Byrd is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Aulton Byrd of Bruce, Florida; children, Rebecca Poole of Dothan, Alabama, Thad Byrd and wife Desiree of Bruce, Florida, Kim Byrd of Bruce, Florida, and Joe Byrd of Bruce, Florida; one sister, Phyllis Young and husband Dell of Freeport, Florida; 13 grandchildren, Jennifer, Ashley, Kayla, Tamara, Chance, Celeste, Amanda, Rebecca, Jack, Travis, Dillon, Ricky, and Cary; and 16 great grandchildren, Justin, Rob, Koltyn, Conner, Emilee, Abigail, Katie, Blair, Carleigh, Bonnie, Joey, Teddy, Robert, Kayleigh, Rylee, and Collin. Mrs. Byrd is also survived by sisters & brothers-in-laws, Leodis Anderson, Billy Byrd, Tommy Byrd, Earl Byrd, J.C. Byrd, and spouses; also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

A time of visitation was held from 6:00~8:00 PM, Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Clary-Glenn Freeport Chapel Funeral Home; 150 Highway 20 East, Freeport, Florida 32439. Funeral services were held at 1:30 PM, Friday, December 15, 2017 at Spring Valley Holiness Church in Ebro, Florida, with Reverend Billy Hendrix officiating. Pallbearers were Travis Byrd, Ricky Byrd, Chance Byrd, Dillon Byrd, Cary Byrd, Jack Byrd, Wade Moon, Will Erwin, Justin Price, Dorty Strickland, and Don Cosson. Flowers are being accepted. Burial followed in the Antioch Cemetery in Bruce, Florida. You may go online to view obituaries, offer condolences and sign guest book at www.clary-glenn.com. Clary-Glenn Funeral Homes & Crematory is entrusted with the arrangements.
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Clary-Glenn Freeport Chapel Funeral Home - Freeport
150 East Highway 20
Freeport, FL 32439
850-835-2511
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Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Dec. 20, 2017