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Lois Marie Byrd

Services for Lois Marie Byrd of Gilmer, Texas, are 3 p.m. todayat Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with burial in the churchcemetery. Brookhaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is today from 2 p.m. until service time at thechurch.

Mrs. Byrd, 78, died Sept. 28, 2005, at Good Shepherd Hospital inLongview, Texas. She was born in Havelock, Neb., on Oct. 12, 1926,to the late Frank E. Wilton and Lydia M. Groff Wilton.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Baptist faith.

Survivors are her sons, Mark Byrd and wife Cheryl of Richardson,Texas; her sisters, Grace Willis and Eunice Hill, both of Joplin,Mo.; her grandchildren, Chris Byrd, Staci Byrd and Jason Byrd; andher great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Dustin and Brady.