Glenda Byrd, 73, of Burnsville, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, February 17, 2019, at her home. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Martha Cooper.
Surviving are her husband of 55 years: Richard Byrd; a daughter: Karen McDowell; a son: Darrin Byrd and wife, Jane; granddaughter: Casey Fox and husband, Adam; a great granddaughter: Huntley Fox, all of Burnsville; a sister: Jean Campbell and husband, Roger, of Micaville; and, special friends: Jim, Louise, Magdalene and Scrub.
Funeral services will be held at 2PM Tuesday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Rev. Keith Miller will officiate. Burial will be in the Frank Cooper Family Cemetery at Cane River.
The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Hospice of Yancey County.