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1011 Augusta Street
Greenville, SC 29605
Phone: (864) 242-1144
Fax: (864) 232-4636
James Byrd

James E. Byrd

Thursday November 5, 1970 - Friday February 21, 2020
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Mr. James E. Byrd, 49, of Williamston, passed on Friday, February 21, 2020 at Northside Hospital Forsyth in Cummings, GA. He was a son of the late Charles Daniel Byrd, Sr., and Sallie Mae McMorris Byrd.

Surviving: his wife, Dionne Chatman Byrd of the home; two sons, James Alexander Byrd, III of Atlanta, GA; and DeAndre Isaac Byrd of Williamston, SC; Carolyn (Tim) Mayo of Easley, SC; four brothers, Charles (Valeria) Byrd of Easley, SC, Eric S. Byrd of Columbia, SC, Isaiah (Mary) McMorris of Piedmont, SC, and Melvin Werts of Newbery, SC; one grandchild, Aubri Alexander Byrd; and a host of other relatives and friends.
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  • Visitation

    Friday February 28, 2020 | 7:30pm - 8:30pm
    Friday February 28, 2020 7:30pm - 8:30pm
    Watkins, Garrett & Woods Mortuary
    1011 Augusta Street
    GREENVILLE, SC 29605
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  • Service

    Saturday February 29, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Saturday February 29, 2020 2:00pm
    Long Branch Baptist Church
    28 Bolt St
    GREENVILLE, SC 29605
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  • Interment

    Resthaven Memorial Gardens
    1655 Piedmont Hwy
    PIEDMONT, SC 29673
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Ellen Wilson-Simon

Posted at 11:17pm
My deepest condolences to James Byrd family.May the peace of God be with you all. #c/o89SHS

Dionne Byrd Posted at 08:25am

Thank You.

Tarra Mauldin

Posted at 09:15am
May the Lord surround the Byrd family and friends with an abundance of love, comfort and peace today and all the days ahead. Heal their hearts Oh Lord and give them beautiful memories of James during this difficult journey. RIP James

Dionne Byrd Posted at 08:26am

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Dana Williams Williams

Posted at 08:12am
My deepest condolences to the Byrd family. May God continue to keep you in His care and bless you with His strength and understanding.

Dionne Byrd Posted at 08:26am

Thank You.

LaShea Davis

Posted at 07:07am
Since hearing this sad news, we have been praying for you and your family. You will continue to be in our thoughts.
May the peace of God that surpasses all understanding be with you. (Phil. 4:7)
Dexter & LaShea Davis

Dionne Byrd Posted at 08:26am

Thank You.

Gab and Bridge

Posted at 06:28pm
To the DeAndre and The Byrd Family, We love you DeAndre and are so sorry for your loss. Your such a special person and loved by all. Stay strong
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