Lillie Pearle Byrd

September 25, 1929 ~ January 23, 2021 (age 91)

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Ms. Lillie Pearle Byrd, a daughter of the late Elijah L. B. Byrd and Arabelle Eliza Elmore Byrd was born on September 25, 1929 in Scuffletown, SC and gained her wings on January 23, 2021.

She graduated from Stephens Lee High School.

Ms. Byrd is preceded in death by her children Isaiah E. Dixon, Thomas Michael Dixon, Valeria Dixon, and Odell Dixon, grandchildren Bobby Davidson, and Odell Dixon Jr., great-grandchildren Teylin McAlpin and Larren Holloway.

She leaves to cherish her memories are her children Cynthia E. Byrd, Venessa Bagany Rosa (David) Baxter, Louise Dixon, Tina Hudson of Killeen, Texas, 21 grandchildren, 86 great-grandchildren and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services for Ms. Lillie Pearle Byrd will be held on Thursday, January 28th at 2:00 pm at Brown Temple CME Church located at 32 Phifer Street, Asheville. Burial will immediately follow the service at Sunset Cemetery. Viewing will be held at Avery's Memorial Chapel on Wednesday from 12pm to 6pm. The funeral will be live streamed on Avery's Memorial Chapel's Facebook page.

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January 27, 2021

12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Avery's Memorial Chapel
542 Hendersonville Road
Asheville, NC 28803

Funeral Service
January 28, 2021

2:00 PM
Brown Temple CME Church
32 Phifer Street
Asheville, NC 28801

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