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Katherine Ruby Giles Byrd

February 23,1936 – February 25,2020

Obituary for Katherine Ruby Giles Byrd

Mrs. Katherine Ruby Giles Byrd, age 84, of Douglasville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, February 25, 2020. She was born February 23, 1936 in Jonesboro, Georgia, the daughter of the late James Otis Giles and the late Annie Ruth Shipp. She retired from Williams Realty Company in Rome, Georgia in association with the HUD program. Mrs. Byrd had several hobbies but the one she enjoyed the most was sending cards. She liked to make people happy in whatever she did.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Byrd was preceded in death by her son, Melvin Keith Pritchett.
She is survived by her husband, Jack K. Byrd; her children, John Kenneth Pritchett and his wife, Laurie, Jack K. Byrd, Jr and his friend, Crissey and Kim and Jeff Knudson; grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
According to Mrs. Byrd’s wishes, she will be cremated. The family will receive friends at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 2433 Brownsville Road, Powder Springs, Georgia, Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 1:00PM until 2:00PM. Memorial Services will be conducted at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 2:00PM with Dr. Tony McCain and Jimmy Pritchett officiating.
Messages of condolences may be sent to the family at www.jones-wynn.com. Jones-Wynn Funeral Home of Douglasville is in charge of the arrangements. 770-942-2311




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Pleasant Hill Baptist Church
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Powder Springs, GA
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No matter the circumstances or how evil the deed… Aunt Katherine always saw the good in Everyone.
– Melissa Black
Kenneth, I’m so sorry to hear about your mother. My prayers are with you during this difficult time. Love You, Aunt, Mary Lynch and family
– Mary Lynch
Katherine was my 2nd Cousin. She was a wonderful person. She and my Daddy could bring the ceiling down laughing and making everyone else laugh. I remember seeing her at Family gatherings and at my Parents house as a Child. I lived very near her as a Adult so I was priveleged to visit her often. After she moved to Alabama she and I exchanged snail mail cards and letters for many years. More recently, we did the same after she moved back to Georgia. We exchanged cards this month. I know that she is in Paradise with all of our loved ones there. I will miss you alot and I love you Katherine. My prayers and sympathy for Jack and Kenneth and all of Katherines Family. God be with you all.
– Judy Duvall

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