William E. Byrd  Obit

Miller Grove Cemetery

Hopkins Co. Cemeteries of Tx

Submitted by Elaine Nall Bay

William E. Byrd (Sulphur Springs News Telegram, 1998)

Funeral services for William E. "Sonny" Byrd, 65, of Morgan, formerly of Hopkins County, were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in First Baptist Church of Miller Grove with the Rev. Guy Mayes officiating.

Burial was in Miller Grove Cemetery with nephews serving as pallbearers.

Mr. Byrd died at 1:22 p.m. Sunday, March 1, in Goodall-Witcher Health Care Foundation Center in Clifton.

He was born Dec. 10, 1932, in Miller Grove, the son of Everett and Wilma Loretta Johnson Byrd.

Mrs. Byrd was a retired truck driver and a Baptist. He was an Army veteran.

Survivors include two sons, Terry Byrd of Burleson and Monty Byrd of Dallas; three daughters, Penny Pierson of Burleson, Sunny Lynn and Nancy Byrd, both of Dallas; one brother, Earl Wayne Byrd of South Lake; and three grandchildren, Michael Byrd of San Antonio and Ricky and Cristy Pierson of Burleson.

He was preceded in death by one half-sister.

Memorials may be made to the Miller Grove Cemetery association, c/o Jim Burns, Rt. 2, Cumby, Texas 75433.