Ruby Lee Byrd

January 13, 2023

Ruby Byrd Obituary

Ruby Lee McLeod Byrd entered into eternal rest on January 13, 2023. She was born April 1, 1934 in Linden, North Carolina to the late Ernest and Haster Elliott McLeod.

Ruby was a long time member of First Baptist Church East End. She furthered her career goals at Thomas Nelson Community College and retired from Riverside Hospital Radiology Department. Ruby loved reading her bible, gardening, fishing, and spending time with family far and near.

Ruby was preceded in death by her loving husband, Charlie S. Byrd; her parents; brothers, Joe Frank and Ernest Edward; sisters, Josephine Davis, Bessie Brown, Allean Douglas and Katie Brown; granddaughter, Monica Williams.

Ruby is survived by daughters, Hester Scott and Sylvia Williams (Monroe Sr.); grandsons, Monroe Williams Jr. (Sherice), Ivory Williams (Darrel) and Charlie Williams; granddaughter, Mary Williams of Amherst NY; great grandchildren, Tyrell Williams, Tamaje Williams, Jada Jessie of Amherst NY, Amia Williams of Amherst NY, Aaron Williams and Aubrey Williams; brother-in-law, Isaac Byrd (Emily) of Linden NC; sister-in-law, Roxanna McKeithan of Queens NY; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins, neighbors and friends.

Viewing will be held at the Dafford Funeral Home Chapel, Dunn, Saturday, January 28, 2022, from 11AM- 12PM.

Funeral service will be held at 12PM on Saturday, January 28, 2023 at Dafford Funeral Home Chapel in Dunn, North Carolina.         

Internment will follow in the Resthaven Cemetery, Dunn.

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Open Viewing
January 26, 2023

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
O.H. Smith & Son Funeral Home
3009 Chestnut Ave
Newport News, VA 23607

Funeral Service
January 28, 2023

12:00 PM
Dafford Funeral Home Chapel - Dunn
707 E. Edgerton Street
Dunn, NC 28334


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