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Paula LaVern Strickland Byrd
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Birth: 1948, USA
Death: Aug. 19, 2010
Dyer County
Tennessee, USA

Dyersburg State Gazette Obituary
Dyersburg, TN
August 22, 2010

Paula LaVern Strickland Byrd, 62, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, August 19, 2010 at her residence.

She was a retired Registered Nurse with Haywood County Health Department, a devout Christian, and a passionate animal welfare advocate and conservationist. She was also a gifted artist, sculptor, world traveler, former flight attendant for Capitol Airlines and former ship's nurse for Sitmar Cruise Line.

Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Friendship Cemetery with Mr. Rick Crawford officiating.

The family will receive visitors from 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at Dyersburg Funeral Home.

Survivors include a sister, Joyce Pritchett of St. Petersburg, FL; a brother, Adois Hammond of Friendship; one niece, Janice White of Friendship; and five nephews, Keith Hammond of Destin, FL, Andy Hammond, Landon Hammond and Joseph Hammond, all of Friendship and James Hatchell, Jr. of St. Petersburg, FL.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 18 years, Kenneth A. Byrd; her parents, Paul and LaVern Coburn Strickland and a niece, Cassandra Hatchell.

Nephews and cousins will serve as pallbearers.
Family links: 
  Paul T Strickland (1916 - 1989)
  Kenneth Allen Byrd (1953 - 2010)*
*Calculated relationship
Friendship Cemetery
Crockett County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: D & J Cloninger
Record added: Aug 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57468656

May you rest in peace!
- D & J Cloninger
 Added: Aug. 22, 2010

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