Marie Byrd Fleming


Marie Byrd Fleming, 87, a lifelong resident of Byrd Town, Texas, departed this life and passed on to her heavenly home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at Nacogdoches Medical Center.  
Graveside service will be held at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center, Texas, on Thursday, October 12, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. with Bro. Jim Moss officiating.  Visitation will be held prior to the service at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center, beginning at 12:00 noon.
She was born on February 13, 1930, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Warren Byrd. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Shelbyville.
She is survived by
Brother: James Byrd of Nederland
Sister-in-law: Francis Byrd
Johnny Fleming Sr. and wife, Judy, of Shelbyville
Jerrell Fleming and wife, Sharon, of Center
James Melvin Fleming of Shelbyville
Johnny Fleming Jr. and wife, Alana, of Shelbyville
Jerremy Fleming and wife, Joy, of Center
Jeret Fleming and wife, Jennifer, of Shelbyville
Cody Fleming of Shelbyville
A host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends
She is preceded in death by
Husband: Melvin Fleming
Brother: Earl Ray Byrd
Brother: J.W. “Buddy” Byrd
Grandson: Chad Fleming
Pallbearers will be Johnny Fleming Jr., Jerremy Fleming, Jeret Fleming, Cody Fleming, Mike Byrd and Christopher Fleming.  Honorary pallbearers will be Emma Jean Dock Johnson and Robert Johnson.
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