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Pearl Mae Murphy Byrd
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Birth: Jun. 5, 1920
True Blue
Orange County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 15, 2009
Manassas
Prince William County
Virginia, USA

At her residence, daughter of the late John Moses and Lula Marie Payne Murphy, I. Born in Orange County, now Culpeper County, on Raccoon Ford Road. She was the wife of the late Calvin Cornelius Byrd, Sr., mother of five, including the late Carolyn Mae Byrd Franklin King, Calvin NMN Byrd, Jr. and Jerry Juan Byrd; one granddaughter, Samathia Tiani Franklin Branch preceded her in death; sister of four, including Samuel Warren Murphy, Sr. She is also survived by ten grandchildren, twenty-two great grandchildren, one great great grandson, five sisters-in-law, two brothers-in-law, numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends; and only one Payne first cousin, Dorothy Mae Blackwell Cobb, who was more like a sister. Mrs. Byrd lay in state at Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, True Blue, Virginia, where she was a life long member, and The Mount Olive Baptist Church, Centreville, Virginia, Rev. Eugene Johnson, Pastor. Rev. James Gregory Mack, Pastor, Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, officiating. She was a member by Christian experience and God's grace at the Mount Olive Baptist Church, Centreville, Virginia.

Services by CHINN-BAKER, Arlington, Virginia.

Appeared in the Washington Post, April 19, 2009
 
 
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 Parents:
  Moses John Murphy (1897 - 1970)
  Lula Marie Payne Murphy (1900 - 1970)
 
 Spouse:
  Calvin Cornelius Byrd (1917 - 1973)
 
 Children:
  Carolyn Mae Byrd King (1938 - 2012)*
  Calvin Byrd (1943 - 1989)*
  Jerry Juan Byrd (1954 - 2007)*
  Chico Bird (1981 - 1995)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anna Laura Murphy (1916 - 1994)*
  Mary Frances Holmes Edmonds (1918 - 1982)**
  Mattie Lucinda Murphy Tracy (1919 - 1970)*
  Pearl Mae Murphy Byrd (1920 - 2009)
  Katherine Kattie Murphy Henderson (1921 - 1988)*
  Myrtle Marie Murphy Jones (1923 - 1982)*
  Vivian Mozella Murphy Williams (1928 - 2003)*
  Moses John Murphy (1930 - 2003)*
  David Roosevelt Murphy (1932 - 1996)*
  Samuel Warren Murphy (1935 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
National Memorial Park
Falls Church
Fairfax County
Virginia, USA
Plot: H-248-4A
 
Maintained by: Byrd
Originally Created by: Poivre
Record added: May 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36722056
Pearl Mae <i>Murphy</i> Byrd
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Pearl Mae <i>Murphy</i> Byrd
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Happy Birthday
- Byrd
 Added: Jun. 5, 2014
Five years today, missing you, rest in peace our sweet one
- The Family
 Added: Apr. 15, 2014
Happy 93rd Birthday anniversary
- The Family
 Added: Jun. 5, 2013
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