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Dorothy Miriam Polk Byrd
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Birth: Jun. 6, 1935
Islandton
Colleton County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 23, 2007
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA

Mrs. Dorothy Polk Byrd, 72, of Round O, entered into eternal rest August 23, 2007, at the Trident Medical Center in Charleston following a brief illness. She was the widow of Mr. Stephen Darley (S.D.) Byrd, Sr., whom she had been married to for fifty-six years before his death in June, 2007. Funeral services will be held 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon, August 26, 2007, from The Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Chapel, Walterboro. Interment will follow in Murray Cemetery, Grover. Mrs. Byrd was born June 6, 1935, in Colleton County and was a daughter of the late John Berry Polk and the late Lilly DuBoise Polk. She was a homemaker and was an active member of the Glory Bound Ministries in Round O. She loved gospel music and singing and was a member of the group known as Glory Bound Gospel Singers. Mrs. Dorothy was a well loved person with a sweet nature who will always be remembered for the love she had for her church, gardening, and the devotion and dedication to her family. Surviving are: two sons, Stephen Darley Steve Byrd, Jr. and his wife Cecilia of Canadys and Pastor Johnny Byrd and his wife Tammy of Round O; and three sisters, Alma Mae Breland of Ruffin, Jesse L. Breland of Ruffin, and Matred M. Roberts of Islandton. There are four grandchildren, Morgan Michelle Blocker, Miriam (Cheyenne) Byrd, Stevie Byrd, and Justin Cecil Byrd that also survive. Family and friends are invited to call from 6:00 until 8:00 this Saturday evening at THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES, WALTERBORO CHAPEL, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro, 843.538.5408. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Berry Polk (1897 - 1949)
  Lillie Jessie DuBois Polk (1905 - 1978)
 
 Spouse:
  Stephen Darley Byrd (1931 - 2007)*
 
 Siblings:
  Marshall Berry Polk (1928 - 1980)*
  Jessie Lee Polk Breland (1930 - ____)*
  Dorothy Miriam Polk Byrd (1935 - 2007)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Murray Cemetery
Grover
Dorchester County
South Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Ann
Originally Created by: Paulette Johnston Botten
Record added: May 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26536481
Dorothy Miriam <i>Polk</i> Byrd
Added by: Paulette Johnston Botten
 
 
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- Ann
 Added: Mar. 23, 2010
 
 
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