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Johnny Allen Byrd
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Mr. Johnny Allen Byrd, age 68 of Hays passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel with Rev. Jim Miles and Rev. Boyce Cleary officiating. Military Honors by the North Carolina National Guard Honor Guard will be in Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery (Highway 18 North). The family will receive friends from 12:00 until 1:30 PM prior to the service at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mr. Byrd was born September 5, 1949 in Wilkes County to Rev. James Albert and Pearl Grimes Byrd. He was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church and served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters; Sue Byrd Brown, Janet Byrd Mathis and two brothers; Junior Byrd and Jerry Byrd.

He is survived by his wife; Janice Cleary Byrd of the home, two sons; Allen Byrd and wife Sherry and Anthony Byrd all of North Wilkesboro, seven grandchildren; Logan, Cydney, Caleb, Abbey, Drake, Pfischer and Andrew, one great grandchild; Samson, three sisters; Judy Shepherd and husband John of Purlear, Carolyn Byrd and husband Dwight of North Wilkesboro,
Diane Wood of Traphill and two brothers; Joe Byrd and wife Paula, Dean Byrd and wife Clara all of North Wilkesboro.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Wilkes County EMS, PO Box 187, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659.

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12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659





2:00 PM
Reins-Sturdiavant Chapel

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Cemetery Details


Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery

Mountain Valley Baptist Church Road
North Wilkesboro, NC

Memorial Contribution

Wilkes County EMS

PO Box 187
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

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