|Birth: ||May 2, 1914|
|Death: ||Jan. 31, 1993|
Press-Register (Mobile, AL) - Tuesday, February 2, 1993
R.D. ``Russell" Byrd, 78, who had worked at the Alabama Drydock and Shipbuilding Co. for 32 years before his retirement, died Sunday in a local hospital.
Byrd was a native of Monroe County, and had been a resident of Tanner Williams for the past 62 years. He was a member of the Woodmen of the World No. 143 and the Semmes Lodge No. 878, F&AM.
He is survived by his wife, Unavay Driskell Byrd; four daughters, Jessie Wade of Tanner Williams, Johnie Thompson and Janice McKinion of Semmes and Joyce Byrd of Mobile; one sister, Agnes Simmons of Tanner Williams; three brothers, Judge William I. Byrd and Dr. Gerald L. Byrd of Daphne and retired Lt. Col. James C. Byrd of Atlanta; seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and other relatives.
Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Palestine Baptist Church in Tanner Williams. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. tonight at Radney Funeral Home. The family has asked that memorial donations be made to Palestine Baptist Church or to the Trinity Baptist Church Cemetery Fund. Interment will be in the Palestine Cemetery .
John Carl Byrd (1885 - 1941)
Lula Mae Simmons Byrd (1888 - 1962)
Hilda Unavay Driskell Byrd (1916 - 2007)
Jessie Lou Byrd Samuelson (1908 - 1981)*
Catherine Agnes Byrd Simmons (1911 - 2009)*
John Henry Byrd (1912 - 1981)*
Russell Daniel Byrd (1914 - 1993)
Harry Helton Byrd (1916 - 1990)*
Fred Evelyn Byrd (1918 - 1924)*
William Ivy Byrd (1922 - 2004)*
James Carl Byrd (1924 - 2008)*
Gerald Levon Byrd (1926 - 2000)*
Richard Oliver Byrd (1930 - 1930)*
Palestine Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
Created by: Carolyn
Record added: Jan 28, 2012
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