Mrs. Cleda Byrd Sumner age 80 of LaFollette passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2012. She was of the Baptist Faith. Preceded in death by husbands, James C. Parrott and Lauzy Sumner, parents, Herbert Byrd and Elmina Hicks Byrd, brothers, Cleabert Byrd and Cleaborn Byrd.
Survivors: Daughter, Helen Marlar and husband Sterling, of LaFollette, Son; Ronald L. Byrd and wife Pernie, of LaFollette, Two Grandsons, Nathaniel Robert Byrd of LaFollette, and Ronald Byrd. Jr. of Jacksboro; Sister-in-law, Karen Byrd of Centerville, OH; Uncle, Fairl Byrd of Dayton, OH; Special Friend, Jim Babb. Several other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services Saturday 7 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Danny Wilson officiating. Family and friends will meet Sunday 11 A.M. at Fairview Cemetery in Huntsville for graveside services and interment with Rev. Mike Jeffers officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. Saturday before services at Walters Funeral Home. Online condolences for Mrs. Sumner may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Cleda Sumner.