John Andrew Byrd
Published: February 7, 2013
John Andrew "Andy" Byrd, age 56, of Morrilton, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2013. He was born February 21, 1956 in Morrilton, Arkansas, a son of W.O. Byrd and Bobbye Ruth "Nisler" Byrd. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and attended the Conway County Center for Exceptional Children in Morrilton.
He is survived by his mother, Bobbye Byrd of Morrilton; sister, Martha Frits (Drew) of Conway; nieces, Lucinda Dorminy (Sean) of Dallas, Texas and Christy Norwood (Brad) of Springdale; nephews, Rob Frits (Laney) of Springdale; and Andrew Frits of Tuscan, Arizona; special friend Ruby Lafayette of Morrilton; eight great-nieces and nephews; caregivers, Yvette Thuston, Linda Clay, Ada McCray, Amber Trezvant and Jodi Bowling. He was preceded in death by his father, W.O. Byrd.
Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Thursday, February 7th at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Todd Paul Taulbee officiating. Burial at Elmwood Cemetery by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton. Family hour will be 2:-3 p.m. before the service at the Church. Memorials can be made to First United Methodist Church, 201 S. Chestnut St., Morrilton, Ark. 72110 or Conway County Center for Exceptional Children, 1008 W. Childress St., Morrilton, Ark. 72110. Online guestbook: www.harrisfuneralhomes.net.