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Thelma Nelson Byrd

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Date published: 6/30/2014

Thelma Nelson Byrd

Thelma Nelson Byrd, 82, of Milford peacefully went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 26, 2014. She had been a resident of Golden Living Center for the past four months, after a brief illness following a stroke.

She is survived by her daughter, Wanda B. Fortune (John) of Spotsylvania County; a son, Michael Byrd (Sonia) of Milford; a granddaughter, Leslie Spencer (Jason) of Bowling Green; a grandson, John Fortune III of Spotsylvania; and a host of nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 3, at Rappahannock Indian Baptist Church, 5595 Bradley Farm Road, Tappahannock, VA 22560. The family will receive friends beginning at noon on Thursday.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to The Rappahannock Tribe, 5036 Indian Neck Road, Tappahannock, VA 23148.

Sign register book online at storkefuneralhome.com.