Sabra " Mama Gail" Riddle Byrd

Age: 58
Address: Burnsville, North Carolina
Date of Death: Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service

Details: Sabra “Mama Gail” Riddle Byrd of Burnsville went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 12th at the John F. Keever Solace Center.
     A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Clyde and Odell Hensley Riddle.  She was also preceded in death by her sister, Linda “Moochie” Riddle and brothers: Michael Riddle, Roger and Dean Chandler.  She was a loving sister, mother and grandmother who dearly loved her family and friends and was a prayer warrior for them all.  Mama Gail enjoyed gospel singing, sewing and cooking.
     Surviving is her daughter, Tammy Gail Byrd; a son, William ‘Doober” Byrd and wife, Christina, all of Burnsville; sister,
Diane Surrett of Weaverville; grandchildren: Braxton, Brenton, Bryson, Savannah, Ciara and Little Willie.  Several special nieces and nephews also survive.
     Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, August 15th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services.  Rev. Larry Nix and Rev. Darrell Tipton will officiate.  Burial will follow in the McIntosh Cemetery on Langford Branch.  The family will receive friends from 1 until 3 p.m. prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.
     Memorial donations may be made to the funeral home to assist with funeral expenses.
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