Marie Byrd Fleming, 87, of Byrd Town, Texas

Marie Byrd Fleming, 87, a lifelong resident of Byrd Town, Texas, departed this life and passed on to her heavenly home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at Nacogdoches Medical Center.


Graveside service will be held at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center, Texas, on Thursday, October 12, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. with Bro. Jim Moss officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the service at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center, beginning at 12:00 noon.


She was born on February 13, 1930, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Warren Byrd. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Shelbyville.


She is survived by

Brother: James Byrd of Nederland


Sister-in-law: Francis Byrd



Johnny Fleming Sr. and wife, Judy, of Shelbyville

Jerrell Fleming and wife, Sharon, of Center

James Melvin Fleming of Shelbyville



Johnny Fleming Jr. and wife, Alana, of Shelbyville

Jerremy Fleming and wife, Joy, of Center

Jeret Fleming and wife, Jennifer, of Shelbyville

Cody Fleming of Shelbyville


A host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends


She is preceded in death by

Husband: Melvin Fleming

Brother: Earl Ray Byrd

Brother: J.W. “Buddy” Byrd

Grandson: Chad Fleming


Pallbearers will be Johnny Fleming Jr., Jerremy Fleming, Jeret Fleming, Cody Fleming, Mike Byrd and Christopher Fleming. Honorary pallbearers will be Emma Jean Dock Johnson and Robert Johnson.


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