In memory of
Kathleen Lucille James Byrd
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In memory of
Kathleen Lucille James Byrd
Mrs. Kathleen Lucille James Byrd, 81, of Morganton, passed away on Saturday, October 15, 2016, at Frye Regional Hospital, following a period of declining health. Kathleen was born July 21, 1935, in Lincoln County to the late Richard James and Minnie Lula Sain Dennie. She was a faithful member at Zion Road Baptist Church. Kathleen also had a passion for her dogs and birds. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by two sisters, Edna Sims and Nellie "Nell" Miller; brother, Clyde James; daughter, Patricia Jones; and stepson, Keith Byrd. Kathleen is survived by her husband, of six years, Harold Byrd of the home; daughter, Marleen Freeman; son, Keith Parton; stepdaughter, Regina Macina; two sisters, Jessie Lindsay, and Hazel Long and husband Troy; granddaughter Reshella Wrede and husband Matthew; two great-grandchildren, Wyttni Wrede, and Matthew Wrede Jr.; and numerous nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Zion Road Baptist Church, with Pastor Micah Piercy officiating. Interment will follow at Burke Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 6:00-8:00PM at Heritage Funeral Service. An online guestbook and obituary is available at Heritage Funeral Service and Crematory is serving the Byrd family.
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