Walker Byrd Sr., 78, of Holly Springs, died Aug. 8, 2012, in Olive Branch. He was Pentecostal, a truck driver and a veteran.
Services were held at 4 p.m. on Aug. 11 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Hill Crest Cemetery. Bro. Frank Feathers officiated.
He leaves two sons, Walker Byrd Jr. (Sara) of Olive Branch, Tommy Byrd of Lewisburg; three daughters, Audrey Modares of Southaven, Kathy Cothern of Holly Springs, Katie Lobsinger of Southaven; 11 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by grandchildren Jonathan Cothern, Jack Byrd and Destiny Byrd.
Pallbearers were Tim Cothern, Tommy Byrd Jr., David Looney, Stephen Norman, Jack Destin Byrd, Justin Mensi, Ronnie Bolden and Joe Byrd. Honorary pallbearers were Billy Jamison and Ricky Bailey.