Garnett Dewey Byrd

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Garnett Dewey Byrd, 89, of Pulaski and a lifelong servant of God has died at his home in the early hours of Sunday, December 3, 2023. Garnett was born on December 20, 1933, to Amos Franklin Byrd and Flora Alice Manuel Byrd who preceded him in death.

Also joining him in eternity is his wife (of 63 years), Alma D. Byrd as well as brothers: Vivian Eugene (V.E) Byrd, Glenn Edward Byrd, Avery Franklin Byrd, Ronald Wade Byrd, John Leonard Byrd, and Richard Darnell Byrd.

Left to cherish his memory are his surviving siblings: Leroy George Byrd (June), Henry Arnold Byrd (Libby), Robert Lindsey Bird (Vada Brandau), Donald Wayne Byrd (Sylvia) and Alice Marie Byrd.

Also missing him, will be his neighbor and closest friend as well as care giver, Patricia Hancock.

Garnett also enjoyed the companionship of his two cats, Tobey and Robey. He loved them both dearly.

Garnett spent over forty years preaching and sharing the gospel while saving the souls of many. A dedicated follower of his savior while also being a loving husband, supportive brother and a God send of a friend to all that knew him.

The family will meet friends in the Chapel of Norris Stevens Funeral home located at 815 Randolph Avenue in Pulaski on Thursday evening from six o’clock until eight o’clock.

Funeral Services will be held in the sanctuary of Grace Ministries Church of God of Prophecy located at 1021 MacGill Street in Pulaski. Service will begin at 10:30 with Pastors, Dan Lawson and Donald Byrd officiating. Interment will follow at the Highland Memory Gardens in Dublin.

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The family is being cared for by Norris Stevens Funeral Home in Pulaski.