Gloria Flynn Byrd, 74


COATS — Mrs. Gloria Flynn Byrd, age 74, of Live Oak Road joined her Lord on Saturday, June 25, 2022, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, July 1, 2022, at Piney Grove Chapel Church in Angier. The Revs. Timmy Blair, Jack Robins and Lewis Benton will officiate. Interment will follow in Devotional Gardens in Dunn.

Mrs. Byrd was born on Oct. 24, 1947, in Lexington to the late Thomas P. and Ethel Cook Flynn. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Alan P. Flynn and Jimmy Flynn. Gloria moved to Oak Island in 1967 and worked for 35 years as stevedoring manager at the Military Ocean Terminal, Sunny Point, North Carolina. She was a member of Piney Grove Chapel Church in Angier.

Surviving includes her loving husband of 25 years, Huber Glenwood “Glen” Byrd Sr.; stepchildren, Glen Byrd Jr. and wife Petra, and Andrew Byrd and wife Amy; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Larry Flynn and wife Lily of Lexington; sisters-in-law, Betty Flynn of Lexington and Faye Byrd and family; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. on Friday, July 1, 2022, prior to the service, at Piney Grove Chapel Church in the sanctuary and other times at the home.

The family appreciates your thoughts and prayers.

Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Coats. 


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