Ardith Jean Boyd

Published 12:00 pm Friday, September 25, 2015

OXFORD — Ardith Jean Byrd, 50, died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Born in Fort Knox, Kentucky, she had lived in the Batesville area for many years. She was a homemaker, and enjoyed spending time with her family.

She is survived by her husband, Richard Byrd of Batesville; daughters Rachel Byrd and Jennifer Johnson, both of Batesville; son, Jeremy Byrd of Courtland; mother, Maxine Perkins of Tillatoba; sisters, Debbie McFadden of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and Karen Chambers of Tillatoba; and six grandchildren.

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Memorials may be made to LeBonheur Foundation, P.O. Box 41817, Memphis, TN 38174-1817 or any pulmonary arterial hypertension organization.

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