Sarah Elizabeth "Libby" (Byrd) Hardin (1933 - 2018)

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Sarah Elizabeth "Libby" Byrd Hardin
November 06, 1933 - May 13, 2018
Gray, GA- Sarah Elizabeth "Libby" Byrd Hardin - GRAY – Libby Byrd Hardin, 84, was called home to her Heavenly Father on May 13,2018. The family will gather and receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 P.M., Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Harts Mortuary, Jones County Chapel in Gray. A celebration of her life will be held at 11A.M., Wednesday, May 16, 2018 in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church in Gray, with Rev. Randy Darnell conducting the services. Burial will be at 4:30 P.M. in Damascus Baptist Church Cemetery in Appling.
Mrs. Libby, as she was affectionately known, was born in Union Point on November 6, 1933, and has lived in Gray for the past twenty-six years. She was the daughter of the late Otis Steve Byrd and Lovonia Greene Byrd. She was a graduate of Harlem High School. Mrs. Libby retired from Sun Trust Bank as head of Teller Training after over fifteen years of dedicated service. Mrs. Libby was also a very active member of First Baptist Church in Gray, where she was a member of the Sara B. Sunday School Class and served faithfully with the Homebound Ministry.
Mrs. Libby was preceded in death by her husband of over fifty years, Ramsey Gerald Hardin and sisters, Dorie King and Elaine Byrd. Mrs. Libby is survived by her daughter and son, Bobbye and Jimmy Wynne of Gray; grandson and granddaughter, Ramsey and Mallorie Wynne of Milledgeville; great-granddaughter, Raynie Elizabeth Wynne; her beau, Ronald Rogers; brothers, Roger Byrd (Betty) of Grovetown, Wesley Byrd of Conroe, TX, Harold Byrd (Sue) of Marietta, Alvin Byrd (Nelda) of Bowden and Malcolm Byrd (Patty) of Louisville, KY; sisters, Judy Carson of Stapleton and Annette Sturkey of Harlem; brother-in-law, Timmy Hardin of Appling and sister-in-law Rose Marie McNeill of Thomson; a host of nieces and nephews; and best friends, Susie Garrett, Bobby Bragg and Joyce Conn.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the First Baptist Church of Gray Building Fund, 134 West Clinton Street, Gray, Georgia 31032.
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Published in The Telegraph from May 14 to May 15, 2018