Marian Leona


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Marian Leona Byrd

Jul 30 1908 - Jun 09 2006

Mrs. Marian Leona Byrd, age 97 of Van Alstyne, Texas passed away on June 9, 2006 in Sherman, Texas. She was born on July 30, 1908 in Mobile, Alabama to Rufus Samuel and Minnie Leola (Simmons) Sayers. She married Charles Frederick Byrd on June 16, 1931 in Mobile, Alabama. Mrs. Byrd was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by her daughters, Nell Elizabeth Casey of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts and Charlotte Ellen Breeding of Van Alstyne, Texas; grandchildren; Dr. Michael Casey and wife, Kathy of Boylston, Massachusetts, Brian Casey and wife, Patty of Shrewsbury Massachusetts, Kevin Casey and wife, Cathy also of Shrewsbury, Dr. Neil Casey and wife, Karen of Sterling, Massachusetts, Cara Girard and husband, David of Worchester, Massachusetts, Leslie Taylor and husband, Jerry of Van Alstyne, Texas, Tim Breeding and wife, Katie of Bella Vista, Arkansas, Alex Breeding and wife, and Beth of Arlington, Texas; 19 great grandchildren; 6 great great grandchildren; niece Dardy & husband Kenneth Hays and numerous nephews and other loving relatives. Mrs. Byrd was preceded in death by her parents; husband; 3 brothers; and 1 sister. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM, Monday, June 12, 2006 in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. Visitation will be from 7:00 to 8:00 PM, Sunday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
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