Bobbie Jean Cofield Byrd

Published 4:05 pm Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Bobbie Jean Cofield Byrd, 81, passed away on Jan. 3, 2022. She was born in Bertie County, N.C. the daughter of the late James Abner Cofield and Mary Sue Rawls Cofield. She was predeceased by her son, Timothy G. Byrd. Bobbie worked as a pharmacy technician for the Louise Obici Memorial Hospital Pharmacy.
Bobbie is survived by her husband of 63 years, Gerald Hilton Byrd; son, Michael H. Byrd; grandchildren, William Trent Byrd, Travis Wayne Byrd, Katherine Ann Byrd, Cassie Anita Baines; great-grandchildren, Tevin Byrd, Graice Goral, Karis Derrick and Laci Baines; sisters, Edith Palmer and Merle Groves and numerous nieces and nephews.
A service will be held at 2 p.m Jan. 7, in the chapel at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens with Pastor John Hunter officiating. Friends may join the family for a visitation from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Parr Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 13770 Noel Rd., Suite 801889, Dallas, TX 75380 or Condolences may be registered online at


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