Earlene (Sappington) Byrd, 67, of Hominy, was born May 1, 1949 in Tulsa, OK to Earl Sappington and Ruby Maxine Scullawl. She passed away February 12, 2017 in Tulsa, OK.
Earlene was a loving and devoted family caretaker. She enjoyed cooking, fishing, baking, crocheting and gardening.
She is survived by her husband, James Chancey Byrd; son, Richard Wesley Byrd; grandchildren, James Richard Byrd, Kawnee Byrd, Rachelle Byrd; great-grandson, Dominique Byrd; brother, Earl Eugene Sappington and wife JoAnn; sister, Ruby Dell Byrd and husband Billy Joe, Sr.; aunt, Emma Dell McDonald; a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her son, James Chancey Byrd, Jr.; daughter, Ruby Inez Hardin; father, Earl Sappington; mother Ruby Maxine Scuallawl; father-in-law, Charley Snow Byrd; mother-in-law, Stella Inez Byrd; and brother, Jesse Allen Sappington.