Obituaries - January 30, 2008

Tom Byrn

Services for Mr. Byrn will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29 at Alexander Funeral Home with Bro. Jackie Dillehay officiating. Interment will be in Sumner Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Byrn, 63, of Hartsville, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008.

He was preceded in death by parents, Walter Leroy and Mary Elizabeth Cage Byrn. Survivors include: wife, Bettie Byrn of Hartsville; son, Patrick Woodard of Hartsville; daughter, Brandy Claridy of Hartsville; brothers, Ashley (Shirley) Byrn of Gallatin, Walter "Tater" Byrn of Bethpage and Charlie (Kim) Byrn of South Carolina; sisters, Martha Moss of Castalian Springs and Ruth (Wayne) Dyer of Bethpage; and six grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Tommy Dyer, Bill Boman, Jeff Woodard, Tony and Steve Byrn and Kevin Roberts. Honorary pallbearers will be Ethan Claridy and Kevin Asberry.

Irene Keatts Martin

Memorial services for Mrs. Martin will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 at Partlow Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Martin, 85, of Lebanon, died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2007, in Fort Worth, Texas. She was a member of College Hills Church of Christ.

Survivors include: husband of 66 years, Harry Martin; children, Shelley Martin (Mike) Brown of Fort Worth and Joel (Elly) Martin of Miami, Fla.; grandchildren, Heather Myers of Houston, Texas, Merritt Seely and Lowell Brown, both of Fort Worth, David Martin Begley of Miami Beach, Fla., and Alex Martin, stationed at Fort Drum, N.Y.; great-grandchildren, Slava Valya, Michael and Wayne Seely and Landon Brown, all of Fort Worth and Owen Hebert and Sophie Myers of Houston.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to NewDay Services for Children and Families, P.O. Box 471233, Fort Worth, Texas, 76145 or the Alzheimer's Association, 4205 Hillsboro Pike Suite 216, Nashville.

Madeline Frances O'Neal

Services for Mrs. O'Neal will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30 at Sellars Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Christian officiating. Interment will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be noon until the service Wednesday at the funeral home.

She was preceded in death by husband, Otto O'Neal; brother, Lance Hellums; and sisters, Katie Lynch and Sally Wallace. Survivors include: son, Bobby (Nina) Burton; grandson, Mark Burton; and great-grandson, Spencer Burton, all of Lafayette.

Pallbearers will be Mark and Spencer Burton, Billy Snyder, Doc Goodall and Raymond Thompson.


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