Rose Mary Byrd, 61 - Glenville

Rose Mary Byrd, age 61 of Glenville, West Virginia, departed this life at 12:44 p.m., Thursday, September 11, 2014 at the United Hospital Center, Bridgeport, West Virginia, following an extended illness.

Born June 24, 1953 in Ritchie County, West Virginia, daughter of the late Burlin and Hazel Workman Byrd.

Rose was a homemaker and mail carrier for the United States Postal Service. She enjoyed sewing, spending time with her family, and loved taking care of her grandchildren.

Surviving are 3 children, Mike Frymier and girlfriend Tina Godfrey of Glenville; Michelle Shackleford and husband West of WV, and Emary Frymier and wife Jessica of Cox's Mills WV; 8 grandchildren, Autumn Frymier, Ally Frymier, Amber Shackleford and boyfriend JD Duelley, West Shackleford and girlfriend Jodie Parsons, Beth Shaffer and husband Melvin, Monica Bush and husband Bryan, David Frymier, and Kaithlyn Frymier; and 5 great grandchildren, Avarie Duelley, Gaige and Brystal Shaffer, and Richard and Ava Bush.

There are also 5 siblings surviving, Shirley Barnett, of Glenville, Frank Byrd and wife Emma of Glenville, Kathy Junkins and husband David of Barlet, Ohio, Betty Swanson of Marietta, Ohio, and Wilda Moore and husband Charlie of South Carolina.

Along with her parents, Rose was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Burlin Byrd Jr., and Bud Byrd; and 2 sisters, Nancy Craig and Helen Smith.

At her request, Rose will be cremated and a Memorial Service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 21, 2014 at the Ellyson Mortuary Inc., 2 Vanhorn Drive, Glenville, WV with Rev. Kenny Fisher officiating. Burial will follow in the Hazel Green Cemetery, in Ritchie County. Friends may call from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. Sunday at the Mortuary.

Ellyson Mortuary Inc. is assisting the family of Rose Mary Byrd with arrangements.