Born 9-1-1944 -- Died 3-3-2005
Judith Theresa Byrd, 60, of Williford, Ark., died March 3, 2005, in Jonesboro, Ark.
Born Sept. 1, 1944, in Falmouth, Mich., she was the daughter of Earl and Alice Dowland.
She was united in marriage to Eric Goff. She was united in marriage in Jonesboro, Ark., on July 9, 1983, to Sherman Eugene Byrd, who preceded her in death Nov. 7, 2003.
Survivors include three daughters -- Erica Huberd of the State of Minnesota, Pascale Lancioni of Jenison, Mich., and Erin Worthley and husband, Don, of Springfield, Mo.; ten grandchildren; one sister, Earlene Hemms; one brother, Lynford Dowland and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Sherman; one brother, Earl Dowland and one sister, Marjorie Anthony.
She was a homemaker and a member of the United Pentecostal Church in Thayer and was active in her community of Ozark Acres.
Funeral services were March 7 at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Bro. Clarence Starnes officiating with arrangements under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer. Burial was in the Thayer Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Carter Funeral Home Inc. of Thayer.