Ida Juanita “Sis” Byrd

Ida Juanita “Sis” Byrd, age 95, of Russellville, passed away Jan. 6 at Shoals Hospital.

The visitation was held from noon to 2 p.m. Jan. 8 at Spry Memorial Chapel, with the funeral following at 2 p.m. in the chapel. Officiating was Bro. Chris Hand and Bro. Johnny Smith. Burial was at Franklin Memory Gardens.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Byrd; parents, Clint and Etta (Malone) Pounders; and siblings, Katherine Scruggs, Sue Holdbrooks and Donald Pounders.

She leaves to cherish her memory her daughter, Anita Coffman and husband Jimmy; grandchildren, John Coffman and wife Rhonda and Brad Coffman and wife Jeannie; five step-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Nettie Faye Bendall and husband John; and several nieces and nephews.

The pallbearers were Kenny Herndon, Alan Carpenter, Gary McDowell, James Brown, Barry Stidham and Dewayne Heath. The honorary pallbearers were Chris Hand, Pete Hill, Ronald Elledge and Donald Hatton.