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LIBERTY, INDIANA - Mrs. Lavada Violet Byrd, 63, RR 4, Liberty, died Sunday evening at Reid Memorial Hospital in Richmond, IN. She was a native of Jackson Co. KY and had lived in Union Co. since 1974.

Surviving are her husband Preston Byrd; three sons, Clyde Byrd of Dardanelle, AR, Don Byrd of Shingle Springs, CA, and George Byrd of Liberty, IN; five daughters, Mrs. Rosa Hudson of Lake Worth, FL, Mrs. Betty Heckman of Brownsville, IN, Mrs. Loretta Clark and Mrs. Carolyn Sue Collins, both of Tigard, OR and Mrs. Georganna Wells of Hillsboro, OR; her father, Thomas Rose of RR 4, Liberty, IN; three brothers, Herman Rose of New Castle, IN and Robert and Emery Rose, both of Connersville, IN; a sister, Mrs. Ada Van Dike of Rosemont, OH; 19 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wed. at Baker-Showalter Fosdick Chapel in Liberty, IN where friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in Dale Cemetery in Connersville.