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Linda R. Byrd

Linda R. Byrd Linda R. Byrd

Linda Ruth Byrd, 71, Palmyra, died Saturday, Dec. 25, 2021, at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany.

Born Feb. 15, 1950, in Chevrolet, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Bill and Ruth Darlene Boyles Johnson.

She was a graduate of Dupont Manual High School and Spencerian Business College, retired from Smith Furniture in New Albany in 2000 and a lifetime member of Eastern Parkway Baptist Church.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a stepson, Sean Byrd.

Survivors include her husband, Jacky Byrd; a daughter, Cindy Hills of Ackworth, Ga.; a stepson, Craig Byrd of Daniels, Ky.; a brother, Bill Ray Johnson of Harlan, Ky.; a granddaughter; and 12 step-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Dec. 29, from 1 to 8 p.m. and Thursday, Dec. 30, after 10 a.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.

The funeral will be Thursday, Dec. 30, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in the Central Barren Cemetery.

The family suggests memorial gifts to Harrison County Animal Control.

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