GRAHAM - Mrs. Michelle Rudd Byrd, "Mama Byrd," 50, of 2336 Cooper Road, Graham, died at UNC Hospitals on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 at 9:15 a.m.
A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of Boyd Byrd Jr. and the daughter of Arthur and Brenda Rudd, all surviving. She was a substitute school teacher
and a stay-at-home mom.
In addition to her husband of the home and parents of Graham, survivors include two daughters, Kimberly Byrd Allison and husband Marty of Burlington and Brittany Michelle Byrd of the home; a brother, Marty Dean Rudd Sr. of Graham; her beloved dog, Sydney; two grand dogs, Karly and Xina; many nieces and nephews. She was also a second mom to many of her children's friends.
The funeral service will be conducted at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Burlington on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 at 2 p.m. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral and Cremation Service in Burlington on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. At other times they will be at the residence.
Memorials may be made to the
Go Red for Women, 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75231; the
, 3409-D West Wendover Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27407 or the
, Attention: Memorials and Honors, P.O. Box 1132, Fairfax, VA 22038.
Condolences may be offered at www.richandthompson.com.