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VELMA BYRD

Velma R. Byrd, age 100, of Moundsville, WV died Wednesday, January 22, 2020 in Mound View Health Care Center, Moundsville.

She was born May 26, 1919 in Madison, Wisconsin, the daughter of the late Ray Harland and Mary Louvia Davis Roberts.

She was a retired Math Teacher; a member of Simpson United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, Minister’s Wives, and CEOS Club, Fairview.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. William F. Byrd; and a sister, Mary Lou Jenson.

Survivors include three daughters, Nellie (Joe) Parriott of Moundsville, Margaret Cullings of Crofton, MD, and Virginia (David) Flick of State College, PA; a son, David (Sharon) Byrd of South Charleston, WV; two grandchildren, Andrew (Christina) Byrd and Trevor Flick; a brother, Harold Roberts of Steven’s Point, WI; and a great-grandchild, Connor Byrd.

Family will receive friends on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Grisell

Funeral Home & Crematory, 400 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville where funeral services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. with Rev. Dennis Mehaffie officiating.

Interment in Riverview Cemetery, Moundsville.

Sympathy expressions at grisellfuneralhomes. com