Donnis Brannon Byrd

 Graveside services for Donnis Brannon Byrd, 83, of Lucedale will be held Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at Byrd Cemetery. She was born May 6, 1938 in Leakesville. She was a member of the Baptist faith. She worked as a unit clerk at George County Hospital. She died Sept. 12, 2021. She is survived by her sons Chuck (Lisa) Byrd and Buck (Marie) Byrd, both of Lucedale; daughters Shelia (Steve) Hare of Citronelle, Alabama and Becky (Alan) Thornton of Biloxi; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and best friend May Albritton of Lucedale. She was preceded in death by her husband Ed Byrd; grandson Anthony Drake; parents Lewis and Rosa Brannon; 8 sisters and her brother. Officiating the service will be Bro. Stacy Douglas, Bro. Skip Holland and Bro. Jonathan Tullos. Pallbearers will be Joey Byrd, Jamey Byrd, Mark Evans, Billy Anderson, Kent Parnell, Ray Albritton and Kevin Brewer. In lieu of flowers, donations in honor of Donnis Brannon Byrd can be made to Salem Campground Association c/o Eunice Clark 3293 River Road Lucedale, MS 39452. George County Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.