Byrd, Trudie Elizabeth, born December 29, 1920 and died August 9, 2012 at St. Mary's Residential Hospice following a long illness. She was a member of Holy Ghost Catholic Church. Trudie was a graduate of St. Mary's School of Nursing and a former Director of Nursing at St. Mary's Hospital.
Preceded in death by her parents, Odie and Archie Byrd.
Survivors: cousins, Sarah Lynn (Jimmy) Taylor, Gilbert Davis and Richard (Alice) Davis; special friends, Ethel and Chuck Heffner, Janice Hood, Charlotte Davis and Trudie's adopted families, The Davis' and The Moores'
Special thanks and gratitude for the loving care of the staffs of Windsor Gardens and St. Mary's Residential Hospice.
Family and friends will meet 10:45 a.m. Saturday at Greenwood Cemetery for an 11:00 a.m. graveside service and interment. Service will be conducted by Sister Marie Moore, RSM and Sister Martha Nabers, RSM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mary's Residential Hospice, 7447 Andersonville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37938 or Alzheimer's Association, 2200 Sutherland Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37919.
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