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Maggie Laura Carter Byrd
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Birth: Mar. 6, 1907
Death: Mar. 17, 2010

Maggie Laura Carter Byrd

Birth date: March 06, 1907
Death date: March 17, 2010

Waycross, Ware County, GA

Mrs. Maggie Laura Carter Byrd, 103 of Blackshear (Pierce Co), passed away late Wednesday evening (March 17, 2010) at Satilla Regional Medical Center in Waycross following a brief illness.

Born and reared in Bacon County, Mrs. Byrd had lived all of her adult life in Pierce County. She was a homemaker along with helping her husband on the farm. Mrs. Byrd was a member of the Mershon Methodist Church.

She was a daughter of the late Luther Alexander Carter & Mary Kizzie Carter and was also preceded in death by her husband, Graden Darvin Byrd; three sisters, Lois Lassitter, Myrtice Hazelton, Bonnie Green; three brothers, Hoke Carter, Dorcey Carter, Fulton Carter; and a great grandson, Clinton Byrd.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Ken & Ann Byrd of Blackshear; a sister, Melba Williams of Waycross; three grandchildren, Jerry & Lisa Byrd, Danny Byrd, Terry & Cammie Scallorn; five great grandchildren, Shane Byrd, Adam Byrd, Christopher Byrd, Crystal Byrd, David Scallorn; four great great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mershon Methodist Church, Post Office Box 95, Mershon, Georgia 31551.

The family will receive friends Friday evening (March 19, 2010) from 6 until 8 o'clock at the funeral home.

Pearson-Dial Funeral Home
659 Main Street
Blackshear, GA 31516
Telephone: (912) 449-6626

Funeral services for Mrs. Byrd will be held 11:00 o'clock Saturday morning (March 20, 2010) from the chapel of Pearson-Dial Funeral Home.

Interment will be in the Friendship Cemetery.
Family links: 
  Luther Alexander Carter (1874 - 1950)
  Mary Kizzie Carter Carter (1876 - 1949)
  Graden D. Byrd (1905 - 1991)*
  Fulton Luther Carter (1901 - 1978)*
  Myrtice Elizabeth Carter Haselden (1903 - 1990)*
  Bonnie Helen Carter Greene (1905 - 1986)*
  Maggie Laura Carter Byrd (1907 - 2010)
  Lois Blanche Carter Lassiter (1909 - 1998)*
  Hoke Smith Carter (1911 - 1991)*
  Melba Lucille Carter Williams (1914 - 2012)*
  Hugh Dorsey Carter (1916 - 1958)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Her parents were cousins. Mary was the d/o Isaac CARTER and wife Nancy E. HARRISON.
Friendship Methodist Church Cemetery
Bacon County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Wiregrass Irisheyes
Record added: Mar 19, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49919807
Maggie Laura <i>Carter</i> Byrd
Added by: Barbara L. Kirkland
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