Obituaries

Mary Louise Lawson Byrd

Mary Louise Lawson Byrd, age 66, of Spring Hill, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, August 18, 2021 in Conway, Arkansas.

Mary was born on December 15, 1954 in Stuttgart, Arkansas to Lester and Ella Dorothy Lawson.

She was a loving, devoted mother and a wonderful friend who never met a stranger. Anyone that crossed her path would soon know what a kind spirit she was. She will be greatly missed by her loved ones and friends.

Mary is preceded in death by her parents and her husband of 41 years, Jim Byrd.

Survivors include her three daughters; Bren (Jody) Yocom, Shelly (Christopher) Short and Marissa (Layne) Wilson, all of Hope, AR. 9 grandchildren; Carter (Lauren) Yocom, Bailey (Eric) White, Maicyn Yocom, Slade Cox, Sloan Byrd-Short, Salem Short, Silas Short, Max Sinyard and Trevor Sinyard. 3 great-grandchildren; Fisher Yocom, Lawson White and Lucas White. Brothers; Tommy (Angie) Lawson, from Stuttgart, AR and Joe (April) Lawson, from Hot Springs, AR. A host of nieces, nephews and her companion, Randy Stroud.

Visitation will be held Monday, August 23 from 1:00-2:30 pm in the BRAZZEL/Oakcrest Chapel, 1001 S. Main, Hope, Arkansas. Services will immediately follow, beginning at 2:30, with Rev. Ron Eldridge officiating.

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Funeral services under the direction of BRAZZEL/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope, Eddie Brazzel, Director. Online condolences: www.brazzelfuneralhomes.com  

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