Barbara Byrd
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Barbara Richardson Byrd of Cleveland, passed away Dec. 28, 2012, at her home in Palm Harbor, Fla.

She was born on Oct. 15, 1930, in Cleveland to Charlie and Fannie Clayton Richardson. Most of her life was spent in Virginia Beach, Va., where she worked for The Travelers Insurance Co. in Norfolk and retired as a secretary from Rock Church in Virginia Beach. Upon retirement she moved back to Cleveland in 1999.

She was a member of Cleveland Cornerstone Church and has served as secretary on the board of trustees since 2003.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Frannie Clayton Richardson; and her son, Edward Korf Jennings.

She is survived by her daughters: Susan Byrd Missig and husband, Brian, of Acworth, Ga., and Sara Byrd Walczykiewicz and husband, John, of Palm Harbor, Fla.; five grandchildren: Matt Walczykiewicz of Palm Harbor, Fla., Adam Missig of Kennesaw, Ga., Erin Missig Bigelow and husband, Mike, of Jacksonville, N.C., Cindy Jennings Brandenburg and husband, Garrett, of Chickamauga, Ga., and Katie Jennings of Chattanooga; great-granddaughter, Jill Brandenburg; great-grandson: Lucas Patrick Missig; brother, Wendell Richardson and wife, Donna, of Cleveland; niece, Cindy Richardson; nephew, Andy Richardson of Cleveland; AND many good friends in both Cleveland and Virginia Beach.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Pastor Herb Conley officiating.

Interment will follow in Fort Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home prior to the service.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Byrd family guestbook at