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Dorothy Snipes  Byrd
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Obituary for Dorothy Snipes Byrd

DURHAM: Dorothy Snipes Byrd, entered her Heavenly Home on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at her home in Durham, joining her loving husband, Marvin E. Byrd. She was also predeceased by her parents, Walter W. Snipes and Annie Belle Watson Snipes; sisters, Lydia S. Murphrey and Doris S. Clayton; brother, W. Ralph Snipes; and grandchildren, Marvin Wesley Byrd and Jonathan J. Frye.

She leaves to cherish her loving spirit, children, Larry E. Byrd (Peggy) and Charlotte E. Byrd; grandchildren, Gary W. Byrd (Pam), Kevin E. Byrd, Patti Lyn Long (Bart), David A. Frye (Brandi), L. Brian Byrd (Jessica); and great-grandchildren, Gary Byrd Jr. (Callie), Josh Byrd (Harley), Morgan Byrd, Justin Byrd, Katelyn Treadway, Ben Byrd, Elaine Byrd, Anthony Garcia, and Gage Garcia .

A celebration service will be held Tuesday, June 13th, 11:00 AM at Woodlawn Memorial Park in the Brye Street Mausoleum off Miami Blvd. with Rev. Charles Wilson officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Duke HomeCare and Hospice, 4321 Medical Park Dr., Suite 101, Durham, NC 27704 or to a charity of your choice.

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Celebration of Life




11:00 AM
Woodlawn Memorial Park

2107 Liberty St.
Durham, NC 27703

Cemetery Details


Woodlawn Memorial Park

2107 Liberty St.
Durham, NC 27703

Memorial Contribution

Duke HomeCare and Hospice

4321 Medical Park Drive
Suite 101
Durham, NC 27704

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