Dec. 4, 1941—Dec. 23, 2015 Betty Lou Byrd, 74, of Fort Worth, TX, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015, at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth, TX. She was born Thursday, Dec. 4, 1941, in Monroe, TN, daughter of the late William Templeton and Sally May (Cleghorn) Templeton. She is survived by her sons, Issac Thomas Byrd Sr. of Elkins, WV, and William Curtis Byrd Jr. of Crossville, TN; brothers, Sherman Templeton of Atlanta, IN, Bill Templeton of Pleasant Hill, TN, and Coy Templeton of Clarkrange, TN; and sisters, Verbal Todd of Indiana, Judy Stover of Crossville, Mary King of Clarkrange and Frances Templeton of Indiana. She is also survived by five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband, William Curtis Byrd Sr., and sister, Dean Smith. Funeral services will be held at Bilbrey Funeral Home on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015, at 10 a.m. with Bro. Gary Howard officiating. Interment will be in Green Acres Memory Gardens. Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on  December 29, 2015