Ola Harrington Byrd, 92, of Independence, died Oct. 21, 2013, at Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, N.C.
She was born July 26, 1921, in Independence, to the late Virgie Cornett and William Rush Harrington.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul E. Byrd.
Survivors include two sons and spouses, Ronnie and Alexis Byrd and Kenneth and Patricia Byrd of Independence; one sister, Virginia H. Bolt of Elk Creek; four grandchildren and three spouses; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral was held Oct. 23, 2013, at the Salem United Methodist Church, Independence. The Rev. Bill Shupe officiated. Burial was in Salem Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in her memory can be made to Salem Cemetery, c/o Jack Pinion, 9476 Elk Creek Parkway, Elk Creek, Va. 24326 or Woltz Hospice Home, 945 Zephyr Road, Dobson, N.C. 27017.
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, Independence, was in charge of arrangements.