Mrs. Doris Evelyn Byrd, 82, of Covington, passed away Feb. 1, at Newton Medical Center.
She was a longtime member of Almon Baptist Church and loved flowers and her family. She was preceded in death by her parents Jim and Susie Dire; husband Wilbur Byrd; and son Scott Byrd.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law Susan and Jimmy Minnick; sons and daughters-in-law Dennis and Robin Byrd, Mike and Diane Byrd, Mark and Sandra Byrd; 12 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mrs. Byrd will be held at 2 p.m., tomorrow, Feb. 4, in the Chapel of Caldwell and Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, with Rev. Jimmy Glaze, Rev. Mike Wadley and Jay Singleton officiating. Interment will follow in Lawnwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home tomorrow, Feb. 3, from 5 to 8 p.m. Flowers are accepted or contributions may be made in her memory to The American Cancer Society, 1684 Barnett Shoals Road, Athens, GA 30605, The American Heart Association, 1353 Jennings Mill Road, Suite A, Bogart, GA 30622, or Almon Baptist Church.