Melodie Ann Byrd, 67, of Wilkesboro passed away, Tuesday, June 23, 2020, in Winston-Salem. Ms. Byrd was born, June 6, 1953, in Wilkes County to James Dewey “Bill” Byrd Jr. and Eugenia Somers “Géne” Byrd.

She was a member of Wilkesboro United Methodist Church. She enjoyed her flower beds and gardening. She was a lover of all dogs and animals. She loved her family and spending time with them.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Ms. Byrd was preceded in death by her parents.

Ms. Byrd is survived by her sons, Chris Moran of Olin and Sean Moran of Iowa; a brother, Jimmy Byrd and spouse, Annette, of North Wilkesboro; a sister, Lisa Byrd Lentz and spouse, Michael, of Ronda; and her grandchildren, Skyler, Damien, Lennon, Elana and Jude Moran, all of Iowa. Also surviving is a family friend, Tony Gregory, of Wilkesboro.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Humane Society of Wilkes, P.O. Box 306, North Wilkesboro, N.C. 28659.

Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at

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