Maxine Byrd
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Maxine Byrd, 89, of Sulligent, died on Thursday, July 11, 2013, at Northwest Medical Center in Winfield.

She was born in Lamar County to the late Ben Milton and Willie Elvira Carruth Markham, She was a lifelong resident of Lamar County and was a member of the Sulligent First Freewill Baptist Church. Byrd had retired from McCoy Manufacturing as an inspector.

She is survived by a daughter, Cathy (Dale) McNees of Millport; two sons, William Edwin (Mary Deweese) Byrd of Northport and Randal Rodney (Josephine) Byrd of Jasper/Vernon; grandchildren, Sherry (Bill) Bellan of Northport and Phillip (Crystal) McNees of Millport; step-grandchildren, Amy (Patrick) Plourde of Hoover and Charles (Tracey) Northam of Cummings, Ga.; eight great-grandchildren; and special sister-in-law, Pauline Markham.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ben Milton and Willie Elvira Carruth Markham; husband, William Rufus Byrd; a grandson, Derek Dale McNees; two sisters; and six brothers.

Services will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2013, at 3 p.m. from the Norwood Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Carter Cemetery. Bro. Steve Cantrell, Bro. Tim Markham and Bro. Edward Puckett will officiate. Visitation will be from 1 until 3 p.m. on Saturday, at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Phillip McNees, Bill Bellan, Gary Hyden, Brooks Markham, Jr. Markham, Matthew Bellan, Michael Hyden and Larry Cox.

Norwood Funeral Homes Inc., Sulligent; 205-698-9191