Eloyce Holloway Byrd

Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 23, 2014

May 22, 1935 – Jan. 20, 2014

BUDE— Services for Eloyce “Ma-Ma” Holloway Byrd, 78, of Bude, who died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Meadville, will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Sweet Home Baptist Church with the Rev. Joseph Washington officiating.01-23 Eloyce H. Byrd obitpic

Burial will follow in Meadville-New Fork Cemetery under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home.

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Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. today with a wake service from 6 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home and from 11 a.m. until service time Friday at the church.

Mrs. Byrd was born May 22, 1935, in Bude, the daughter of LaSalle William Holloway and Carrie Webster Holloway.

Mrs. Byrd was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Evelyn Marshall; four brothers, Alphonse Holloway, Ben Holloway, Willie Holloway and Charles Adams; and one sister, Corrine Williams.

Survivors include her husband, Al Jessie Byrd; three sons, James Griffith, Thomas Griffith and wife, Patsy, and John Griffith; one daughter, Linda Washington and husband, Joseph; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and a number of nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.