Erma Joyce Byrd • August 28, 2017
Erma Joyce Byrd, 84, of Pensacola, FL passed away Monday, August 28, 2017. Joyce was born July 15, 1933 in Louisville, KY. Joyce worked for C&P Bank in Pensacola before beginning her career and retiring from Navy Relief at Pensacola Naval Air Station.
Joyce was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Frank Byrd; father, Jack Corley; mother, Verda Cisney Corley; sister, Jane Martin; brothers, Edwin “Harold” Corley, Charles “Pud” Corley, Jack Bennie Corley; brother-in-law William E. “Billy” Byrd; and sister-in-laws, Madge A. Byrd and Margaret M. Byrd.
Joyce is survived by her son, Tim Byrd and his wife, Felicia; grandson, John Byrd and his wife, Lauren; granddaughter, Bridget Byrd; four great grandchildren, Dalton Bowen, Jada Archer, Bristol Byrd, Bailey Byrd; brother, John Taylor “Dick” Corley (Patsy) of Nashville, TN; sisters-in-law, Marilyn Corley of Irvine, CA, Anna Corley of Greenville, KY; brother-in-laws, John F. Byrd, Jr. of Pensacola, FL, Donnie Byrd (Sue) of Century, FL, Bob Newell (Bobbie Jean) of Chipley, FL; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Joyce’s family will have a graveside service at Pensacola Memorial Gardens, 7433 Pine Forest Road, Pensacola, FL at 10:00am Thursday, August 31, 2017.
Memorials may be made in her name to Covenant Care, 5041 N. 12th Avenue, Pensacola, FL 32504.
“Our lives were made better by loving and having been loved by Joyce. We will always carry your memory in our hearts.”