Ruthie N. Byrd



Sumter, SC ............... Ruthie Nadine Byrd, age 84, beloved wife of Woodrow F. Byrd, of 54 years, died on December 5, 2017 at McElveen Manor.

Born in Pensacola, Florida. She retired from the US Air Force in 1988 with 25 years of civil service. She loved to travel and see different places and enjoyed spending time with family.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Teresa A. Doggett and her husband Carl of Greensboro, NC, Yvonne Love of Fort Walton Beach, FL and Yvette Wilkinson and her husband Allen of Sumter, SC; one twin sister, Mary Josie Lusk of Yucaipa, GA; eight grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, December 8, 2017 at 2:00 pm in the Bullock Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Friday, December 8, 2017 one hour prior to the service from 1:00 -2:00 pm at Bullock Funeral Home.

You may go to and sign the family’s guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.