Bernice Byrum

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Bernice M. Byrum

SALISBURY - Bernice Eagle Misenheimer Byrum, 96, of Salisbury, passed away Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at the Laurels of Salisbury.

Born Sept. 10, 1916, in Rowan County, she was the daughter of the late Laura Cranford Eagle and William Grant Eagle. She was educated in the Rowan County schools and graduated from Rockwell High School.

Mrs. Byrum was employed at Casper's Shoes and Tobias Clothing Store and was a homemaker.

She was a member of First Baptist Church of Salisbury and the Dorcus Sunday School Class.

Mrs. Byrum was preceded in death by her first husband, Raymond F. Misenheimer, on Oct. 12, 1992; her daughter, Laura M. Morris on Oct. 8, 1997; her second husband, Mac Byrum, on Jan. 21, 2004; and her brother, Doy Eagle.

Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Franklin Misenheimer and wife Carlin of Farragut, Tenn.; grandchildren Kreth Misenheimer and wife Cindy of Knoxville, Tenn., Wesley Misenheimer of Knoxville, Tenn., Drew Robinson and wife Vivian of Rock Hill, S.C., Alan Robinson of Asheville and Katherine Zeh and husband Darrel of Ohio; and great-grandchildren Kyler Misenheimer, Callia Misenheimer, Talan Misenheimer, Laura Rae Robinson and Ella Girer Robinson.

Visitation: The family will receive friends from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Thursday at the Summersett Funeral Home.

Service: Funeral services will be conducted at 12 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 29) at Summersett Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Kenneth Lance of First Baptist Church of Salisbury officiating. Entombment will follow at Rowan Memorial Park.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Salisbury, FMC, 223 N. Fulton St., Salisbury, NC 28144.

Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Byrum family. Online condolences may be made to
Published in Salisbury Post on Nov. 27, 2012