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Sybil Stowe Byrd
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Obituary for Sybil Stowe Byrd

Sybil Stowe Byrd, 99, of 4836 Dry Fork Road, Dry Fork, Va., went to be with her Lord, Saturday, June 9, 2018 while a resident of Chatham Health and Rehab, Chatham, Va. She was born May 23, 1919, in Pittsylvania County to the late Lorena Hearp Stowe and the late Willie Walter Stowe. She was married to George Rison Byrd who predeceased her on March 20, 2011. Sybil was a faithful and very active member of Emmanuel Pentecostal Holiness Church as a choir member and with her service to the Women’s Ministries of the church. She was also a member of the Dry Fork Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Sybil worked for many years at Dan River Inc.

Sybil is survived by a son, Richard Byrd of Jamestown, NC as well as many nieces and nephews, including a very special niece, Candace Brown. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by sisters Susie Mills, Flossie Elliott, Delphia Jones, Clarice Fowlkes, Jessie Jones and Jimmie Marshall and brothers Posey, Major and Raymond Stowe.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at Emmanuel Pentecostal Holiness Church with Pastor Gerald Kelly and Rev. Roger Collins officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6 – 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2018 at Norris Funeral Services, Mt. Hermon Chapel, Danville, Va. and at other times at the home of Candace Brown, 4945 Dry Fork Rd., Dry Fork, Va.

Memorial donations may be made to Emmanuel Pentecostal Holiness Church Women’s Ministry, 3612 Dry Fork Rd, Dry Fork, VA 24549 or Dry Fork Volunteer Fire Department, 4860 Dry Fork Rd, Dry Fork, VA 24549.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory, Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville, Va. is respectfully serving the Byrd family. Online condolences may be made at

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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel

3995 Franklin Turnpike
Danville, Virginia 24540





11:00 AM
Emmanuel Pentecoastal Holiness Church

3612 Dry Fork Rd.
Dry Fork, VA 24549

Cemetery Details


Emmanuel Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery

3612 Dry Fork Road
Dry Fork, VA 24549

Memorial Contribution

Dry Fork Vol. Fire Dept

4860 Dry Fork Road
Dry Fork, VA 24549

Emmanuel Pentecoastal Holiness Church

3612 Dry Fork Rd.
Dry Fork, VA 24549
Women's Ministry

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