Max Byrd

Published 12:00 am Friday, March 11, 2011

VIDALIA – Memorial services for Max Forrest Byrd, 20, of Natchez, who died Sunday, March 6, 2011, at Natchez Regional Medical Center, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Cornerstone Church with the Rev. Danny Reed officiating.

Committal service will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time Saturday at the church.

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Max was born April 20, 1990, in Natchez, the son of Michael Forrest Byrd and Regina Gail O’Gwin Byrd.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Geraldine Byrd; maternal grandmother, Virginia O’Gwin; cousin, Todd Lipscomb; and best friend, Edward Montgomery.

Survivors include his parents, Mike Byrd of Vidalia and Regina O’Gwin of Natchez; one sister, Becky Britt of Natchez; two brothers, Scott Byrd of Natchez and Landon Byrd of North Carolina; paternal grandfather, Forrest Byrd of Vidalia; maternal grandfather, Howard O’Gwin of Natchez; three aunts, Kay Deville and husband, Jerry, of Houma, La., Jan Lipscomb and husband, Randy, and Paula Guillot, all of Vidalia; two uncles, Gary Byrd and wife, Billie, of Natchez and Van O’Gwin and wife, Ljuba, of Vidalia; one niece, Lily Byrd of Natchez; one nephew, Carson Fulford of Vidalia; eight cousins, Sean O’Gwin, Ben O’Gwin and Kelly O’Gwin, Jamie Lipscomb, Stephen Lipscomb, Lance Byrd, Allan Byrd and Emily Byrd, all of Vidalia.

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