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1934 Glenn 2022

Glenn Morris Byrd

June 12, 1934 — March 5, 2022

Mr. Glenn Morris Byrd, age 87, of South Fulton, TN
passed away Saturday, March 5, 2022 at his residence.

He was born on June 12, 1934 in Crutchfield, KY to the late
Virlie Loveless and Mattie Clara Veatch Byrd.

Glenn was an active supporter of the Baptist faith since
accepting Christ as his Savior at an early age. Served as
a Deacon and in several roles to promote the church
and its message. Members of Second Baptist Church
Union City, TN. Glenn's famous saying was "Always Trust 
The Lord". He was an active member of Roberts
Masonic Lodge #172 for 55 years, and a Ralph Shriner.
Glenn worked for the former National Life, Metropolitan
and Commonwealth Insurance Companies over the 
years and was supervisor for the former Brown Shoe 
Company. He retired from the former General Tire and
Rubber Company after 31 years.

He loved watching and following St. Louis Cardinals
Baseball and The University of Kentucky Wildcats.
Glenn also loved going to Florida with his wife in the
winter to enjoy all their friends and acquaintances made
from over the years. He loved to talk about his children, 
grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

He is survived by his wife, Norma Jean Byrd, whom he married 
March 29, 1956, two sons: Terrell Byrd of Clinton, KY and
Gary (Angie) Byrd of Martin, TN, his grandchildren: Carolyn Burk
of Sharon, TN, Chris Byrd of Marion, IL, Ryan (Emily) Byrd
of Medina, TN, Ashley (Beau) Baker of White House, TN and 
Garrett Byrd of Jackson, TN, his great-grandchildren: Noelle Burk,
Brayden, Jaxon and Lynee Byrd, Raya, Barrett and Hudson Baker
and a brother Roy Byrd of Cookeville, TN. 

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by three brothers:
Eldon, Elvis and Herbert Byrd and a sister, Sue Benningfield. 

Funeral services will be held at 11AM Wednesday, March 9, 2022
in our funeral chapel with burial to follow in the Pleasant View 
Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 5-8PM
Tuesday. A masonic service will be held at 7PM Tuesday.

Pallbearers will be Joey Caksackkar, Denny Caksackkar, Chucky
Caksackkar, Eddie Caksackkar, Chris Byrd, Ryan Byrd and Garrett

Memorials may be made to the Shriners Children Hospital, Attn: Office
of Development, 2900 N. Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607.

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