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Ruby Mae Byrd

June 22, 1930 October 22, 2019
Ruby  Mae Byrd
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Obituary for Ruby Mae Byrd

Ruby Mae Byrd, 89, passed away Tuesday in Jonesboro at Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House. She was the daughter of the late Finis and Levada Littleton Keeling. She was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking, music, and spending time with her family. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Robert D. Byrd; seven sisters, Ruth Smothers, Ellen Mann, Charlene Steele, Ethelene Widemon, Janelle Killibrew, Joan Traughber, and Barbara Whitehead; and two brothers, J.W. Keeling and Connie Keeling.

Survivors include daughter, Belinda (Jim) Howard, of Paragould; son, Kelly (Tangie) Byrd, of Ocala, Florida; grandchildren, Brittany (Josh) Wilcoxson, of Kennett, Missouri, Cody (Corie) Byrd, of Ocala, Florida, and Caleb Byrd, of Ocala, Florida; great grandchildren, Alexis and Callaway Wilcoxson and Camryn Byrd; brother, Ronnie (Jeanie) Keeling, of Bowling Green, Kentucky; many nieces and nephews; and Cecil Hardin, who was like a son to her.

Visitation will be Thursday evening at Heath Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00 pm. Funeral service will be Friday at 1:00 pm officiated by Gary Cremeens. Burial to follow at New Friendship cemetery. Send memorials to Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

24

Oct

6:00 PM 10/24/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/24/2019 8:00:00 PM
Heath Funeral Home

321 W. Garland St.
Paragould, AR 72450

Heath Funeral Home
321 W. Garland St. Paragould 72450 AR
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

25

Oct

1:00 PM 10/25/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 10/25/2019 2:00:00 PM
Heath Funeral Home

321 W. Garland St.
Paragould, AR 72450

Heath Funeral Home
321 W. Garland St. Paragould 72450 AR
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

New Friendship Cemetery Final Resting Place

Greene 514 Road
Paragould, AR 72450

Greene 514 Road Paragould 72450 AR
United States

Memorial Contribution

Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House

1148 E. Matthews Avenue
Jonesboro, AR 72401
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