Jeanette Hayes Byrd was born March 1, 1927, in Shelby, North Carolina, to Clarence Elmer and Hettie Wilma (Devinny) Hayes. She died Tuesday, February 2, 2016, in Owasso, Oklahoma, at the age of 88 years. Jeanette was reared and educated through Piedmont schools in Lawndale, North Carolina. She spent most of her working life in the health care industry as a caregiver. In her later years she had made her home in Owasso, Oklahoma, with her son Marty. She enjoyed a variety of pastimes including gardening when she was able. She also enjoyed cooking, reading, and working jigsaw puzzles.
Loving family members include:
Her son; Arthur M. “Marty” Byrd III and wife Toni, of Owasso
Jennifer Ritz and husband Phillip
Elizabeth Snider and fiancé Scott Wilson
Carter, Leighton, Kane, Anthony, and Alexis
Billy Hayes, of Arkansas
Ronald Hayes, of North Carolina
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, J.B. Hayes and C.E. Hayes, and three sisters, Juanita Newton, Doris Hayes, and Elaine Kitchens.
Funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 13, 2016, at the Mowery Funeral Service Chapel in Owasso with Pastor Chad Balthrop officiating. Final resting place with be at Rose Hill Memorial Park Cemetery in Fallston, North Carolina. Arrangements and services were entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso.
Rest in heaven, Ms. Byrd. I’m going to miss you’re sweet smile and lovely personality.
— Sasha Salsgiver, Saturday – February 13, 2016
Mowery Funeral Service Chapel
9110 N. Garnett Road
Owasso, OK 74055
Saturday – February 13, 2016
Rose Hill Memorial Park Cemetery
342 Jim Cline Road
Fallston, NC 28042