Funeral services for Dorothy Lola Byrd, 91, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, October 9, 2015 at First United Methodist Church, West Plains, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Byrd died at 12:50 p.m., Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at West Vue Nursing Center.
She was born June 18, 1924, at St. Louis, Missouri, to Peter Nitchmann and Lola Branson Nitchmann. She was married to Herman Byrd, who preceded her in death in 1982. Mrs. Byrd worked as a school secretary and had worked for Bureau of Mines, Rolla, Missouri. Mrs. Byrd was a member of the First United Methodist Church, West Plains.
She is survived by two children, Herman Byrd, wife, Wanda and James Byrd; three grandchildren, Allyson Tipton, husband, Curtis, Bryan Byrd, wife, Christin and Sarah Rogers; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, husband, two sisters and one brother, precede her in death.
Burial will be in the Valhalla Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri at 2:00 p.m., Saturday. Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church Memorial Fund and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.