October 10, 2019
Kathryn Byford age 74 of the Short Mountain Community, passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at her residence. She was born May 21, 1945 in Kentucky. Kathryn was a nurse at DeKalb Hospital and was affiliated with the Brethren In Christ Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John R. Byford and several brothers and sisters. She is survived by 2 children, George Lee (Lisa) Byford of Dowelltown and Deanna (Stacy) Guy of Sparta; 8 grandchildren, John Curtis Adams, Jarrett Adams, Jesse Adams, Johnathon Byford, Brandon Byford, Heather Wilson, Daniel Wilson, Jennia Wilson; 10 great-grandchildren, Gavin Adams, Shaylah Dowell, Autumn Byford, Jasmine Byford, Trent Byford, Riley Simms, Adikus Cox, Brayden Lawson, Kegan Ruthledge and Mykenzie Wilson; sister, Wanda Petersen of Texas; special nephew, David Gipson and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 11:AM Saturday, October 12, 2019 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Larry Steffee officiating and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be on Friday 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Saturday 9:AM until the time of the service at 11:AM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.