Francis Stephens Byrd, of Huntsville, passed away on Tuesday, March 23, 2010.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John F. Byrd, who passed away on April 13, 1984.

She was born in Ladonia, Texas, on Sept. 10, 1917. She grew up in Memphis, Texas, where she met her husband John F. Byrd; she lived in California, Arizona, and Houston, and finally settled in Huntsville until her death.

She is survived by her daughter, Carolyn Jeannette Catlett; son, John Stephens Byrd; daughter-in-law, Jan H. Byrd; along with five grandchildren, Hoke Lane Byrd, Morgan Leah Byrd, Dagan T. Badger, Caleb P. Badger and Zachary Badger; and two great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at Huntsville Funeral Home on Friday, March 26, 2010, at 9 a.m.


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