SNOW HILL - Dorothy Sugg Byrd, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2013, one week before her 91st birthday. Mrs. Byrd was born May 15, 1922, in Lenoir County to the late Luther Joe Sugg and Bertie Hill Sugg. She was a member of Gordon Street Christian Church. A lover of music and children, Mrs. Byrd was a certified piano teacher and taught piano both privately and in the Greene County School System for many years. She enjoyed crocheting and sewing. A service of remembrance will be held Friday, May 10, 2013, at 2 p.m. from Gordon Street Christian Church with the Rev. Mark Benson officiating. A reception and time of visitation will follow. Interment will be at Pinelawn Memorial Park. Mrs. Byrd is survived by her husband of 72 years, George Allen Byrd, Jr.; daughter LaJune "Bunny" Byrd Hill of Snow Hill; two grandsons, Roy Frank "Frankie" Hill Jr. and wife Mary Katherine, and Tony Allen Hill; four great-grandchildren, Barbara Mays "Maysie" Hill, George Marshall Hill, Roy Frank "Trey" Hill, III and Zachary Allen Hill; along with many loving nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends following the service of remembrance and at other times they will be at the home. Online condolences may be expressed at rousefh.com. Memorials may be made to Gordon Street Christian Church, 118 East Gordon Street, Kinston, NC 28501 or Asera Care Hospice, 502 Red Banks Road-Suite B, Greenville, NC 27858. Arrangements are with Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange. Sign the guest book at Kinston.com. (Paid obituary)
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La Grange, NC 28551-1725
Published in Free Press from May 9 to May 13, 2013