Margarett (Jean) Byrd, 82 of Woodstock passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at Greenfield of Woodstock. A graveside service will be held Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 11:00 at Sunset View Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Byrd was born February 20, 1933 in Weskan, Kansas. She was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Barbra Godfrey Samuelson. She worked for the U.S. Government and had assignments in Thailand, Brazil and England. She enjoyed traveling, cooking and keeping up with current events. She was preceded in death by a sister, Grace Gerstner
Jean is survived by 2 sons, Dr. Gregory Byrd and wife Jane of Edinburg and Douglas Byrd and wife Wendy of Woodbridge; 3 sisters, Ruth Hoss, Dorothy Connolly and Mary Ellen Glasco; 7 grandchildren, Heather, Daniel, Lauren, Bryan, Christine, Erin, and John Byrd.