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Gladys (Wilder) Byrd

May 25, 1931 ~ April 12, 2020 (age 88)


Gladys Maxine Byrd, of Sneedville, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Saturday, March 12, 2020.  She was a member of Trent Valley Baptist Church.  She took great pride in being a nurse and retired from Hancock County Hospital.  She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  She enjoyed working in her flower garden, quilting, crocheting, reading and spending time with family and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Reverend Wilson & Dora Brewer Wilder; brothers, Dana & Edward Wilder; sisters, Opal Stapleton & Nina Ramsey and father of her child, Charles Byrd. 


She is survived by;

Daughter; Tina Hurd & fiancé Junior Nichols of Sneedville

Grandchildren; Matthew (Leslie) Hurd of Surgoinsville, Clint Hurd of Eidson and Megan (Steve) Long of Rose Hill, Va.

Great-Grandchildren; Samuel & Asher Hurd and Rachel & Molly Wilson

Special caregiver & friend whom she loved like family; Tammy Trent

Several nieces, nephews and a host of other relative and friends


McNeil Funeral Home in Sneedville is serving the Byrd Family

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