Shelby Jean Meeks Byrd, 65

Published 2:41 pm Thursday, February 28, 2019

Shelby Jean Meeks Byrd, 65, of Moreland, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.

Born December 6, 1953, Shelby was a daughter of the late Shelburn Sexton and Mabel Mae Pevley Meeks. She was a member of Athens Church of Christ in Casey County.

Shelby is survived by her husband of 45 years, Ronald G. Byrd; daughter, Tina Byrd (Patrick Young) of Moreland; son, Ronnie Joe (Samantha) Byrd of Adair County; brother, Shelburn “Bill” (Barb) Meeks of Indiana; sisters, Margie (Rolland) Lynn of Gravel Switch, Betty (Morris) Pendleton of Liberty and Dorothy (Jim) Headley of Gravel Switch; mother-in-law and friend, Sally Jane Byrd of Casey County; and five grandchildren, Anthony, Zachary, Bradlee, Emily and Jason.

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She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Maggie Lynn and Mary Wheeler.

No services are scheduled at this time. A guestbook is available at