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Flora Jean Calcote Byrd

Services for Flora Jean Calcote Byrd, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Thursday, June 4, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Brookhavenwith burial in the church cemetery.

Visitation is Wednesday from 5 until 8 p.m. at Riverwood FamilyFuneral Service in Brookhaven.

Mrs. Byrd, 71, died June 1, 2009, at Mississippi Baptist MedicalCenter in Jackson. She was born on April 15, 1938, to Cade VernonCalcote and Mary Bernice Smith Calcote.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Pleasant Grove BaptistChurch. Mrs. Byrd was Women’s Missionary Union director at PleasantGrove Baptist for many years. Her greatest accomplishments werebeing an outstanding Christian wife, mother, mother-in-law andgrandmother.

Preceding her in death were her father, Cade Calcote; herhusband, James “Jamie” W. Byrd; and her sisters, Raye Calcote andJanice Saterfiel.

Survivors are her mother, Bernice Calcote; her sons, Kevin Byrdand wife, Carla, and Karl Byrd and wife, Dana; a daughter, MaryKaren Case and husband, Jason; her brothers, Mike Calcote and wife,Cheryl, Charles Calcote and wife, Cathy, and Chester Calcote andwife, Cheryl; a sister, Linda Faye Seymour and husband, Jerry; amother-in-law, Aline Byrd; her brothers-in-law, Jerry Byrd andwife, Betty, Keith Byrd and Ken Saterfiel; a sister-in-law, BarbaraRobinson and husband, Jerry; and her 10 grandchildren, Julie Case,Jay Case, Jared Case, Jena Case, Kody Byrd, Aaron Byrd, KarltonByrd, Will Byrd, Matt Byrd and Alexis Byrd.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or PleasantGrove Baptist Church building fund at 2162 Old Highway 84 West,Brookhaven, MS 39601.

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