Barbara Louise Farrow Byrd

January 29, 1951 - March 3, 2020

01/29/1951 - 03/03/2020

Past Services

Friday March 06, 2020
11:00 am
Riverside Cemetery
Murfreesboro, NC 27855


CONWAY, NC – Barbara Louise Byrd, age 69, of Jenkins Mill Road, passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at the Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital of Ahoskie, NC.

Mrs. Byrd was born on January 29, 1951 to Richard and Stella Martin Farrow in Halifax County, NC. Barbara loved her family, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed spending time at the beach, sewing, fishing, and cooking. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt and will be deeply missed by all that knew her.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Byrd, and a sister, Sandra Brown.

Barbara is survived by her beloved husband, Charles, son, Charles Byrd Jr. and wife Robin of Murfreesboro; brother, Richard Farrow and wife Judy of Creeksville; two sisters, Geraldine Wernock of Roanoke Rapids, and Linda Bush and husband Clarence of Buxton; daughter-in-law, Melinda Byrd of Bristol, VA; two grandsons, Josh Byrd and Christopher Byrd, both of Murfreesboro; three granddaughters, Hannah Byrd, Stella Byrd, and Taylor Byrd, all of Bristol, VA; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life Graveside Service will be held on Friday, March 6, 2020, at 11:00 am at the Riverside Cemetery, Murfreesboro, NC, with Matt Ledbetter, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made directly to the American Lung Association in North Carolina, 401 Hawthorne Lane, Suite 110 #298, Charlotte, NC 28204 or online by clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Memorial Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Byrd family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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Debbie and Stewart Martin
4 years ago

I am so sorry for your loss…thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Jeanette Harrell Jordan
4 years ago

As a Texas relative I never got to know Barbara. Please accept my sympathy at this time. A cousin, Jeanette Harrell Jordan

Sandra Pope
4 years ago

So sorry for your loss. My heart and prayers are with all.

Alma Lassiter
4 years ago

Charles you and your Family have my condolences.

Denise Edwards
4 years ago

My deepest condolences to Charles and family at the loss of a beautiful person.