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Mary Helen Byrd

March 4, 1930 ~ August 3, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old


Mary Helen Byrd, age 93, passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2023 at Cumberland Village Center. Mary was born on March 4, 1930, the eldest of 9 children. Mary was a hard worker who was dedicated to the support of her family. Mary was a Christian and attended Davis Chapel Community Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her parents Avery and Ethel Mae Byrd; sisters Ruby Cook, Lois Byrge, Betty Farmer, and Peggy Kitts; brother Jimmy Byrd.

Mary is survived by her sisters JoAnn Clapp of Massachusetts, Jewell Gross of LaFollette, and Linda Hill of Powell; special niece Karen McGuire of LaFollette; and a host of other family and friends.

Family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 PM on Sunday, August 6, 2023 in the chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home with the funeral service to follow at 7:00 PM with Rev. Sampson Ridenour officiating.  Family and friends will meet on Monday, August 7, 2023 at 1:15 PM to go in funeral procession to Campbell Memorial for an  2:00 PM interment.

The family has entrusted the care of Mary Helen Byrd to Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where Families Matter Most.”

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August 6, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Martin Wilson Funeral Home
700 W. Central Ave.
LaFollette, TN 37766

Funeral Service
August 6, 2023

7:00 PM
Martin Wilson Funeral Home
700 W. Central Ave.
LaFollette, TN 37766

August 7, 2023

2:00 PM
Campbell Memorial Gardens
Memorial Drive
LaFollette, TN 37766


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