Alpha Jean Byrd, 81, of Huntsville, passed away November 18, 2017, at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge.

Born December 16, 1935, she was preceded in death by her children, Ray Byrd and Gay Scott; parents, Oliver and Flossie Lowe Byrd; grandparents:  Sherwood and Parzida Lowe, and Henry and Daisy Byrd; brothers, Odeva Byrd and Odie Byrd; sisters:  Deanna (Delmer) Lawson and Julie (Walter) Hatfield; and brother-in-law, Greg Robinson.

She loved working in her flowers, going shopping, and talking with friends.  She was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by her granddaughters, Nikki Byrd and Victoria Byrd; great-granddaughter, Charley; brothers:  Mack (Brenda) Byrd and Daniel Byrd, both of Huntsville; sisters: Mae (George) Arms of Huntsville, Sheila Robinson and Ginger Byrd, both of Ga., and Glenna (Bud) Scott of Ind.; and several nieces, nephews, and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral service was conducted November 25, in the chapel of Jones & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Carlie Duncan officiating.  Music was provided by Cassie and Tannah Patton and the Mason Family. Graveside service was conducted November 26, at Fairview Memorial Cemetery.

Arrangements by Jones & Son Funeral Home.