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Sue Byrd Avery


1917 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Sue Byrd Avery

Sue Byrd Avery, age 95, passed away peacefully in her sleep Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at Maplewood Health Care Center in Jackson, TN.

She was born in Crockett County, TN, October 3, 1917, the 6th of 7 children to Mary Agnes and Ossie Freeman Byrd. She was preceded in death by her parents and all her siblings, Rollie, Freddy, Chesley, Clyde, Ivie & Jim.

"Mama Sue" as she was known by many, is survived by two children, Louva Lee Avery and Danny Joe Avery; five grandchildren, Renee Bohon (Bo), Joe Avery (Edrice), George Avery (Brianna), Chad Avery (Lisa) & Jennifer Knolton (Tom); ten great-grandchildren; four great-great- grandchildren.

She worked many years as a nursing home administrator, and before becoming too ill, was an active member and volunteer at Lambuth Memorial United Methodist Church. As a devout Christian, she spent tireless hours doing for others. She cherished being surrounded by her family and friends.

Funeral Services will be Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 2 p.m., at the chapel of Ronk Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Salam Cemetery in Gadsden, TN. Visitation with the family will be Friday, March 1, 2013 from 4 to 7 p.m., at Ronk Funeral Home.

Ronk Funeral Home, (731) 696-5555.

Published in The Jackson Sun on Mar. 1, 2013
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