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Gladys Sue Byrd

July 9, 1938 ~ June 9, 2017 (age 78)

Gladys Sue Byrd, 78, of Palmyra, TN, passed away on Friday, June 9, 2017, at Spring Meadows Healthcare.

Gladys was born on July 9, 1938, in Montgomery County, TN to the late Bailey Yarbrough and Lucy Biter Yarbrough. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. Byrd.

Celebration of Life Service will be held on Sunday, June 11, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. at the Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Chapel with Rev. Tim Ferrell officiating. Burial will be at Yarbrough Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2017, from 1:00-4:00 p.m. and Sunday, June 11, 2017, from 11:00 a.m. until the hour of service at the funeral home.

Gladys was retired from Jostens. She was a member of Locust Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Gladys is survived by her son, Craig (Donna) Byrd of Clarksville, TN, two sisters, Carolyn (Richard) Farrell of Bethesda, MD and Judy Ferrell of Palmyra, TN, two sisters-in-law, Dorothy Bowers and Sarah (Ledbetter) Shepherd, six nieces and nephews, four grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pat Summitt Foundation for Alzheimers Research, or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Arrangements entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040. Online condolences may be made at  

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