BYRD, Opal W.
Opal W. Byrd of Austell, formerly of Smyrna, died Friday, June 6, 2014. Funeral services will be held 11 am Thursday in the chapel of Carmichael Funeral Home in Smyrna, with Rev. Banks Brazell officiating. Burial will follow at 2 pm at Mountville United Methodist Church Cemetery in Mountville, GA where Mrs. Byrd was a member. She lived in Smyrna for 62 years. She retired from Lockheed where she had been employed for 35 years. Mrs. Byrd was preceded in death by her Husband William H. “Bill” Byrd and a son Greg Byrd. Surviving are daughter, Sybil Weldon of Austell; son, Bruce Byrd of Austell; grandchildren, Blake Byrd, Chancey Garner, Chris Weldon, Kayla Byrd and Faith Weldon; 8 great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. The family will receive friends from 2-4 and from 6-8 pm Wednesday at Carmichael Funeral Home in Smyrna (770) 435-4467.