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Gracie Bundy Byrum

Gates County, North Carolina, USA
Death 23 Feb 2000 (aged 85)
Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
Burial Corapeake, Gates County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 100120804 · View Source
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Virginian-Pilot, The (Norfolk, VA) - Friday, February 25, 2000
GATES - Gracie Bundy Howell Byrum, 85, of the 190 block of Black Mingle Road, died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2000, in Sentara Leigh Memorial Hospital, Norfolk.
Born in Gates County, Mrs. Byrum was the daughter of the late Willie E. Bundy and Nora Harrell Bundy Eure. An active member of Middle Swamp Baptist Church, she was a member of its W.M.U. and had formerly taught Sunday School and served as a leader of the Sunbeams, the G.A.'s and R.A.'s. She was a member of the Middle Swamp Home Demonstration Club and was a homemaker. She was predeceased by her first husband, Raleigh Howell, a son, R.A. Howell, and a granddaughter, Beverly Howell.
Survivors include her husband, Hercules Byrum; three daughters and their husbands, Joan and Frank Russell of Sunbury, Rita and Roger Lane of Gates, and Vernadette and Joe Buck, also of Gates; three stepdaughters, Emerald Thessin of Williamston, Fay Allen of Grafton, Va., and Kay Councill of Gates; two stepsons and their wives, L.H. and Pat Byrum of Suffolk and Wayne and Kaye Byrum of Gates; a daughter-in-law, Shelby Howell of Gatesville; 22 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Lindy Eure of Gatesville.
A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Middle Swamp Baptist Church by the Rev. Russell Blanchard. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Miller Funeral Home, Gatesville, in charge. Friends may join the family at the residence. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Middle Swamp Baptist Church or to Gates County Rescue Squad.
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Page: B8
Copyright (c) 2000 The Virginian-Pilot

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gracie Bundy Byrum (13 Aug 1914–23 Feb 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100120804, citing Middle Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery, Corapeake, Gates County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .