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Georgia B. BYRD

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Georgia B. BYRD Obituary

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BYRD, Georgia B. age 87 went peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, on Sunday, February 17, 2013. She was born on July 16, 1925 in Tuskegee, AL to the late Jesse and Annie James. Georgia received Jesus Christ as her personal Lord and Saviour at a very young age and was a firm believer and doer of her Heavenly Father. She was united in marriage to the late Charlie W. Russell and from this union, came four precious children. Georgia was then united in marriage to the late Roy Byrd. She was a faithful and loving member of Faith Vision Missionary Baptist Church. She is also preceded in death by her youngest son, Jesse (Pete) Russell and (2) sisters, Claire Wiley and Mae Benson. She leaves to cherish her memory and legacy; her brother, Washington "Bud" James of Dayton, OH; sister, Marian "Honey" Kelley of San Diego, CA; (3) children, Billy (Gloria) Russell, Essie Russell-Evans and Barbara Russell, all of Dayton, OH; daughter-in-law, Kimberly Russell of El Paso, TX; (11) grandchildren; (13) great grandchildren; (3) great-great grandchildren, and numerous other relatives and friends. Funeral service 10:30 A.M., SATURDAY, February 23, 2013 at FAITH VISION MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 4769 Free Pk., with Reverend Theodore McFarland, Jr., officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Interment: West Memory Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to Thomas Funeral Home, 4520 Salem Ave. On line condolences may also be sent to the family at www.thomasfunerals.com

Published in Dayton Daily News on Feb. 22, 2013
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