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Visitation

Pleasant Gardens Baptist Church
Monday December 26th, 2022
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Funeral Service

Pleasant Gardens Baptist Church
Monday December 26th, 2022
1:00am

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Burial

Pleasant Garden Baptist Church Cemetery
Monday December 26th, 2022

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Betty Jane Byrd Murray

 

Betty Jane Byrd Murray, 87, of Marion, went to be with the Lord following an extended illness on Wednesday, December 21, 2022.

Betty was born on June 1, 1935 in McDowell County to the late Grover Cleveland Byrd and Grace Erwin Byrd. She was a member of Pleasant Gardens Baptist Church and a part of the Bethany Sunday School Class. Betty retired from Baxter Healthcare following more than twenty years of service. She enjoyed fishing, golfing, tending to her plants and her gardens. She was an avid Carolina Tar Heel fan and really enjoyed going to the Outer Banks but decorating for Christmas was one of her favorite things to do. Her and her large family always loved gathering for the holidays. Betty was loved by her family and will be greatly missed.

Including her parents Betty is preceded in death by her husband, Jack Lee Murray; her siblings, Helen Hoyle, Bob Byrd, Donald Byrd, Carl Byrd, Jerry Byrd and Mary Sue Mooneyham.

Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Billy Jack Murray (Jennifer Edwards Murray); two brothers, Richard Dean Byrd and Larry Wayne Byrd (Geretha); a sister, Carolyn Byrd Thomas; two grandchildren, Amber Dixon (Jacob), and Joshua Murray (Summer) and a great granddaughter, Scarlett Murray.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, December 26, 2022 at Pleasant Gardens Baptist Church at 1:00 pm with Rev. Steve Hawkins officiating. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service from 11:00 until 1:00 at the church. Burial will follow at Pleasant Gardens Baptist Church Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Medi Home Hospice, 1955 Newland Hwy., Newland, NC 28657.


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A candle was lit in memory of Betty Byrd Murray

Roger and Kathy Byrd Dec 26 2022 4:10 PM

So sorry about Betty. Thinking of her family with good memories and love.

Sandra Dover Dec 26 2022 9:07 AM

A very sweet lady always with a smile

Murleen Buchanan Dec 25 2022 7:24 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Betty Byrd Murray

Becky Jolly Dec 25 2022 6:19 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Betty Byrd Murray

Susan Pool Dec 23 2022 6:46 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Betty Byrd Murray

Jerry & Lynne RIchey Dec 23 2022 1:44 PM

We will miss Betty! She was always funny and laughing. Always looked forward to seeing her. Prayers for all the family. We are rejoicing with you as we know Betty is rejoicing in heaven! Love, Reggie & Shirley

Reggie & Shirley Killough Dec 23 2022 12:28 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Betty Byrd Murray

Keith Boone Dec 23 2022 12:09 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Betty Byrd Murray

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