Melodie Ann Byrd, age 67, of Wilkesboro, passed away, Tuesday, June 23, 2020, in Winston-Salem.

Ms. Byrd was born, June 6, 1953, in Wilkes County, NC, to James “Bill” Dewey Byrd, Jr. and Eugenia “Géne” Somers Byrd. She was a member of Wilkesboro United Methodist Church. She enjoyed her flower beds and gardening. She was a lover of all dogs and animals. She loved her family and spending time with them.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Ms. Byrd was preceded in death by her parents. Ms. Byrd is survived by, sons; Chris Moran, of Olin, NC, Sean Moran, of Iowa, brother; Jimmy Byrd, and spouse, Annette, of North Wilkesboro, NC sister; Lisa Byrd Lentz, and spouse, Michael, of Ronda, NC, grandchildren; Skyler, Damien, Lennon, Elana, and Jude Moran, all of Iowa. Also surviving is a family friend; Tony Gregory, of Wilkesboro.

In lieu of flowers: donations may be made to the, Humane Society of Wilkes, P.O. Box 306, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659.

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