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Eleazer Grimes Byrd
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Birth: Oct. 5, 1917
Death: Aug. 1, 2008


Mrs. Eleazer Grimes Byrd, 90, went to be with her Lord Friday at Liberty Commons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Benson.

Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Monday at Rose & Graham Funeral chapel in Benson. Mrs. Sue J. Langdon and Rev. Randy Beasley will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Grove Original Free Will Baptist church cemetery.

Mrs. Byrd was born October 5, 1917, in Johnston County to the late Fannie Barbour and Willie "Buddy" Grimes. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Hezzy C. Byrd; a son, Jerry Donald Byrd, brothers, Paul Loren Grimes, George L. Grimes, and John Leamon Grimes, and sisters, Rita G. Boyd and Annie Mae G. Barbour.

Mrs. Byrd was a homemaker and assisted in the family business, Byrd's Used Cars and Garage.

Surviving are: daughters, Judy B. Barbour, Patsy B. Sorrell, Janet L. Byrd, and Tammy R. Byrd; son, Charles "Don" Byrd; grandchildren, Charles Don Byrd, Jr., Amy Barbour Clayton and Kristen Byrd Cone; seven great-grandchildren.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Willie Oker Grimes (1888 - 1959)
  Fannie Jane Barbour Grimes (1888 - 1945)
 
 Spouse:
  Hezzie Carr Byrd (1918 - 1996)
 
 Children:
  Jerry Donald Byrd (1942 - 1942)*
 
 Siblings:
  Paul Loran Grimes (1911 - 1990)*
  Eleazer Grimes Byrd (1917 - 2008)
  Annie Mae Grimes Barbour (1920 - 1997)*
  George Leron Grimes (1923 - 1975)*
  John Leamon Grimes (1926 - 1975)*
  Mary Lou Grimes (1928 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
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Burial:
Saint Mary's Grove Original Free Will BC Cemetery
Benson
Johnston County
North Carolina, USA
Plot:
 
Created by: BeeManTim
Record added: Aug 02, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28715159
Eleazer Grimes Byrd
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