Mrs. Lena Jewel Byrd, age 84, a resident of Rockwood, Tennessee passed away Friday, October 27, 2017 at her home. Jewel was born March 31, 1933 in Crab Orchard, Kentucky to Herbert and Fannie Braley. She was a longtime member of Rockwood Church of Christ, which she loved dearly. She was a retired seamstress from the former Palm Beach. She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Kenneth Byrd; son, Troy Byrd; granddaughter, Amber Murray; grandson, Brett Davis; and son-in-law, David “Punkin” Summers.
Son & Daughter-in-law: David & Jeannie Byrd of Knoxville, TN
Daughter and Son-in-law: Connie & Eric Moss of White Pine, TN
Daughters: Ronda Murray of Rockwood, TN
Cindy Summers of Oakdale, TN
Daughter-in-law: Jeanette Byrd of Rockwood, TN
26 Great Grandchildren
11 Great-Great Grandchildren
And many friends in the Rockwood community whom she loved dearly.
The family will receive friends Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 12:00 noon until 1:00 p.m. at the Evans Mortuary. Funeral services will follow on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Evans Mortuary with Bro. Kendall Bear officiating. Committal services and interment will follow in the Roane Memorial Gardens in Rockwood.