Novella Litton Byrd, 86, of Oneida, passed away May 15, 2013, at Signature Healthcare of South Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky.

Born in Scott County, October 11, 1926, she was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Myrtle Taylor Litton; husband, Tivous Byrd; and infant sister, Corrita Litton.

She was a member of Pine Creek Baptist Church.

She is survived by her son, Darvin Byrd and wife, Bonnie, of Louisville, Ky.; grandsons: Anthony Wayne Byrd and Michael Scotty Byrd; brother, Tom Litton of Oneida; half-brother, Girstle Little of Orlando, Fla.; niece and nephews:  Velma Kennedy, Jerry Litton, and Jerry Byrd; and many other relatives.

Funeral service was conducted May 20, in the chapel of West-Murley Funeral Home with Bro. Keith Marcum officiating. Interment followed at Litton Cemetery.

West-Murley Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.