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Leah “Margaret” Cummings Byrd

Margaret Byrd2

March 28, 1932          ~          December 16, 2012

Leah “Margaret” Cummings Byrd age 80 of Glasgow. (born March 28th 1932), died December 16, 2012 at Greenview Hospital after a short illness. She was retired from the Barren County School system and an active member of The Big Meadow Missionary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents Charlie and Mattie Cummings, her husband for 59 years John “Luther” Byrd and her eldest son Richard Byrd.

Survivors include her son Philip Byrd and wife Martha, a granddaughter Alisha Wyatt and husband Jason, a great-grandson Jared, all of Glasgow. Two sisters Lucille Cole and husband David of Bowling Green, Mary Rhule and husband Charles of Byrdstown, Tennessee. Also surviving are four brothers Edward Cummings and wife Geneva, Ernest Cummings and wife Creola all of Byrdstown Tennessee. Earl Cummings and wife Virgie

of Cookeville Tennessee and Grady Cummings and wife Clarine of Albany Kentucky. One brother-in-law Sam Byrd and wife Helen of Knob Lick, one sister-in-law Elizabeth Poynter of Glasgow. Also surviving are several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral will be 1:00 P.M. Wednesday at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in the Hiseville Cemetery. Visitation will be after 4:00 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home.

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3 Entries for Leah “Margaret” Cummings Byrd

  1. Mary Rhule says:

    Dear Sweet Sweet Phil and Family,

    I am so sorry that you’ve lost you sweet sweet mom and my dear sister. Know we are praying for you and now you must trust God to give grace and hold you in His hand. I believe Marg is with Him now because she had prepared for this eternal journey. Know we love you and we will be there for you as much as we can.

    We love you,
    Mary and Charles Rhule

    P.S. Tell the funeral home director they misspelled Rhule it is not Rule. Thanks

  2. preston and wilma gooden says:

    Philip and Family

  3. preston and wilma gooden says:

    Philip and Family

    We’re really sorry to hear of the passing of Your loved one . I’m glad I got to see Her in Church a few days ago.I feel for sure that She is in a much better place.Our thoughts and prayers are with You. Preston and Wilma Gooden