Joanne Lee Byrd

April 29, 1932 - April 12, 2017

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Joanne L. Byrd, age 84, died Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the Morrow Manor Nursing Home. She was born on April 29, 1932 in Marion, Ohio to the late William Porter and Mary Lee (Call) Lyons.

Joanne was a 1950 graduate from Mount Gilead High School and went on to work for Ohio Edison for over 30 years in customer service. She was a member of the Pulaskiville Community Bible Church. Joanne loved to travel and visited many different places in her lifetime. She was extremely outgoing and just enjoyed life in general.

Joanne is survived by 4 children: Kent Byrd of Galion, Brent Byrd of Bellefontaine, Brian (Jenny) Jacobson of Chesterville and Jill Jacobson of Mt. Gilead, 6 grandkids and 6 great-grandkids.

In addition to her parents, Joanne was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Byrd, a brother, Bill Lyons and a grandson, Jesse Stockdale.

Friends may call on Monday, April 17, 2017 at Gompf Funeral Service in Cardington from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM with the funeral service starting at 11:30 AM. Pastor Marvin Hintz will officiate and the burial will follow in the Bryn Zion Cemetery.

Those wishing to share a memory of Joanne or to express a condolence to the Byrd family may do so by visiting www.gompffh.com.