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Amelia Busby Obituary
Busby, Amelia Ann Byrd, 65, a longtime Louisville, KY, Resident, passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2013. She was a 1965 graduate of Frisco City High School, in Frisco City, AL. And a 1969 graduate of Troy State University (B.S. Social Science). She was the former Outreach Librarian for the Muscle Shoals Regional Library, in Florence, Alabama. She was a member of Fern Creek United Methodist Church in Louisville, KY.

Her wonderful spirit, beautiful soprano singing voice, delightful way with children and the elderly and arts and crafts talent, particularly with ceramics, are but a few of her God-given gifts that are missed even now. She touched those around her with her sheer joy for life. Her greatest Christian witness, was the thoughtful way she lived her wonderful life.

A Frisco City, Alabama native, she was born on June 20, 1947 to the late Doris N. and Raymon Byrd, who preceeded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her grandparents, Ida Maude and Richard Ben Byrd of Frisco City, AL.

She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Robert M. Busby of Louisville, KY, (Troy State University 1968); sisters, Judith Bearce (Denny) of Birmingham, AL, Samilda (Sami) Harvison of Pell City, AL, Jane Slater (George) of Melbourne, FL; five nephews, one niece and numerous great-nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Leak-Memory Chapel, 945 Lincoln Rd., Montgomery, AL, 36109, with the Reverend Ron Moore of Shepardsville, KY, Presiding. Visitation will be held beginning at 12:30 p.m. with a chapel service at 2:00 p.m. and graveside services to follow Greenwood Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be William C. McLauchlin, Bradley McLauchlin, Brian McLauchlin, Robert E. Lusk, Ralph Ekonen and Eddie Davis. Honorary pallbearers: Joe Reese, Paul Robinson, Denny Bearce, George Slater and Eugene Robinson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, The Home of the Innocents in Louisville, KY, or a .

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Published in the Montgomery Advertiser on Apr. 26, 2013
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