Evelyn Joyce “Mimi” Byrd, age 75 of Palm Springs, Florida passed away on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 in Powell, TN. Born in Lucedale, Mississippi on June 3, 1946, she was the daughter of the late J.B. and Myrtle Cochran Byrd. She was a member of the National Golden Key Honor Society and held a Master’s degree in education.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Bruce Byrd.
Evelyn is survived by her daughters, Tina Pennington and Jamie Quillin; granddaughters, Sophie Pennington, Coral Quillin and Chloe Pennington; sisters, Aleen Newport and Sandy Schmidt; niece, Angela Grice; nephews, Richie and David Fendley and Joe Ellis; numerous great nieces and nephews, many other relatives and friends.
Friends may visit with the Byrd family on Saturday, June 19, 2021 from 12 p.m. until time of the funeral service at 1 p.m. in the chapel of West-Murley Funeral Home with Bro. Chris Sewell officiating.
Committal service will follow in the Carson Memorial Park in Oneida.
West-Murley Funeral Home is serving the family of Evelyn Joyce “Mimi” Byrd.
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