Originally created 08/15/98

Mr. Elmo Byrd



AIKEN -- Mr. Elmo Cola Byrd, 67, of 819 Hampton Ave., N.W., died Thursday, Aug. 13, 1998, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.

The funeral will be at 4 p.m. today at Jackson-Brooks Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Miles officiating. Burial will be in Mount Anna-Mount Harris Cemetery.

Mr. Byrd, a native of New Orleans, was a retired chef and a member of Mount Anna Baptist Church.

Survivors include four sons, Michael Byrd, Washington, Elmo Byrd Jr., Bronx, N.Y., and Reginald Oakman and Larry Oakman, both of Aiken; four daughters, Carolynn Hill, Perris, Calif., and Racina Byrd, Elmora Byrd and Samantha Byrd, all of Bronx; and one grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Reginald Oakman, Bernard Oakman, Anthony Oakman, Larry Oakman, Brian Oakman and Vincent Davis.

Friends may call at the residence or beginning at 9 a.m. today at Jackson-Brooks Funeral Home.