Mrs. Lula Alice (Byrd) Blann, 85, of Camden had her heavenly reunion on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.
She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, as well as a nurse for many years. She also had a very special relationship with each one of her siblings. In her retirement years she enjoyed her flowers, playing cards with anyone who would play, and sharing stories of the crooked pinky finger she so proudly passed on to everyone. She was a very special women to a lot of people.
Mrs. Alice Blann was born on December 9, 1933, to her parents, Rembert and Blanche (Hawkins) Bailey. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Earl “Buddy” Byrd, and Ralph Blann; son, Steve Byrd; son-in-law, Thomas Pratt; grandson, Dennie Evans; great grandson, Trevor Byrd; and five sisters, Winnie Lou Jones, Jessie Ruth Moore, Velma Clodfelter and Glennis and Gladys Bailey.
She is survived by her three brothers, Thomas, David, and Charles Bailey; four daughters, Holly (Larry) Evans of Junction City, LA, Sandra (Levi) Gray of Hamburg, Mary (Tom) Hill of Camden and Frances Pratt of Montana; 12 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren, and 14 great-great grandchildren; as well a host of other family and friends she loved dearly including a special cousin, Vivian Nance, and her little dog Boo.
Funeral services were at 3 p.m. Sunday at Camden First Assembly of God Church, 1275 Maul Road, Camden.
Visitation was 6-8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Interment was in Moore's Chapel Cemetery in Hampton. Proctor Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.